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Arts Manager East Africa Employment Opportunity - British Council


Job Title:    Arts Manager East Africa

Organisation: British Council

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda 


About US:

The British Council builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language. We work in two ways – directly with individuals to transform their lives, and with governments and partners to make a bigger difference for the longer term, creating benefit for millions of people all over the world. We help young people to gain the skills, confidence and connections they are looking for to realise their potential and to participate in strong and inclusive communities. We support them to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications. Our work in arts and culture stimulates creative expression and exchange and nurtures creative enterprise. We connect the best of the UK with the world and the best of the world with the UK. These connections lead to an understanding of each other's strengths and of the challenges and values that we share. This builds trust between people in the UK and other nations which endures even when official relations may be strained. We work on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2019-20 we connected with 80 million people directly and with 791 million overall, including online and through our broadcasts and publications.


Job Summary:  The Arts Manager will support the East Africa Arts Programme Managers and the wider British Council team, to deliver an engaging East Africa Arts programme including key areas of work as required across Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda that works to British Council’s East Africa Arts programme and builds knowledge and understanding between the UK and East Africa..


This role requires a clear understanding of project management, monitoring and evaluation and team management and the ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders in the cultural scene and beyond, in order to deliver effectively. You will make a major contribution to the successful of the British Council’s East Africa Arts programme and ensure effective delivery and impact of the East Africa Arts programme. You will report to Programme Manager East Africa (Operations Lead) and in Country Country-Directors whilst working closely with arts stakeholders in Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.  As with any business that experiences peaks and troughs of activity, there is likely to be a need to work outside office hours from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

 The successful candidate will need to possess the following requirements:

·        Good knowledge and use of social media for the promotion of cultural activities;

·        Strong organisational skills and attention to detail;

·        Ability to work effectively with tight deadlines.

·        Be proficient in spoken and written English

·        Relevant post-secondary school qualification or comparable experience

·        Experience of complex project management

·        Experience of financial and narrative reporting

·        Experience of monitoring and evaluation

·        Experience of working with arts sector



·        Degree in relevant field

·        Experience with an innovative approach to the use of digital and social media to connect audiences.

·        Experience of working with both large and small organisations



Additional Information: Role holder must have existing rights to live and work in Uganda


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online through the British Council online application system at the link below.


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Deadline: 25thOctober 2020


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