The Sibikwa Arts Centre, an NGO based in Benoni, seeks to employ an Artistic Director to take over from the current Director.
The Centre is one of the largest and most successful multi-disciplinary art centres in South Africa. With a good track record of 23 years, Sibikwa has been recognized as a centre of excellence by the Department of Sports, Recreation, Arts & Culture and MAPPP—SETA. The Artistic Director is responsible for conceiving, developing and implementing the artistic and educational vision and focus of Sibikwa and reports to the Board of Directors. The suitably qualified candidate must have: – A minimum of ten years’ experience within the field; – An arts degree; – Excellent communication and writing skills essential for the position; – Expertise in a leadership role, inclusive of people management; – Expertise in financial management including fund raising and income generation; and – Actively engaged within the community arts sector. Some national and international travelling could be required. Appropriate coaching in the role will be provided. The chosen candidate must be available from 1 September 2011 or sooner. A competitive remuneration will be paid to the successful candidate who is appointed to the role. CV’s must be submitted to or faxed to 011 421 2346. Three contactable references must accompany submitted CV’s. The closing date for submission of CV’s is 29 July 2011. Sibikwa Arts Centre’s succession plan is funded by the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Building Blocks Programme, via sponsorship from the Embassy of the Kingdom on the Netherlands.