Keleketla! Library seeks an energetic, innovative and self-organised individual to fill the position of: Arts Administration internship.
Nature and Duration of Contract
Fixed Term Contract 1 April – 31 October 2013
2.5 days per week
Please send a CV and brief letter of motivation to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 20 March 2013.
The candidate should be available for an interview on the 25th of March 2012 from 10am at Keleketla! Library, The Drill Hall Precinct, Joubert Park.
The individual should have a compelling arts administration interest and indicate how the internship would advance his/her career interests. They should be a multi-tasker, self-starter and systematic.
Furthermore, the candidate should possess the following basic skills set:
- Above average communication skills (written and spoken)
- Knowledge of the arts (visual, music, dance, theatre, creative writing)
- Good command of Microsoft Office applications, including Excel
- Ability to work under pressure & meet deadlines
- Report writing skills
- Experience in working with databases
We are looking for an individual who has the ability to work in a team while maintaining a healthy dose of independent thought and initiative.
The Role – for the organisation
The individual will work closely with the co-directors, organisational accountant, financial mentor, librarian and contractors in learning all aspects of the administration of a small arts organisation:
- Ensuring logistical support for the smooth implementation of projects, workshops and events
- Managing professionally run and well-maintained workshop and office spaces
- Administer payments related to all projects, overheads and core human resources, following organisational policies, procedures and authorisation framework
- Maintaining financial records and prepare all documentation for accountant, including ensuring that all documentation associated with expenditure is collated
- Ensuring that all organisational documents and materials are filed in an accessible and logical system, both digitally and in hard copy;
- Preparing monthly financial reports with the co-directors
The Role – for the intern
The intern should be able to use the skills from the mentorship and the organisaton’s networks and infrastructure towards the development of their own project. The intern will receive human resources (curatorial, networks and mentorship) and material infrastructure (galleries, project space, internet and basic project related equipment) support.
The intern has the opportunity to plug into the organisation’s ongoing projects, such as the Library, the After School Programme, Point Blank gallery, Project Space and music platforms.
Keleketla is an inter-disciplinary, independent library and media arts project established to create access to literature and the use of arts and media strategies as alternative education models and tools. We initiate and provide platforms for collaborative, experimental & innovative projects with youth, artists, cultural practitioners and educators.
Keleketla is a registered non-profit company and is committed to equal opportunity employment practices. Keleketla! Library provides an exciting and stimulating workplace with equal doses of serious work and play. We strive for constant reflection with opportunity for growth and development.
The Keleketla! Library internship programme is realised through the VANSA/Africalia internship programme for 2013 and 2014.