Arts Project Coordinator – Venezuela
Region
Americas
Country / Territory
Venezuela
Location
Caracas
Department
Arts
Job Category
Arts
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade H
Vacancy Description
Pay Band H / Location: Caracas / Contract: 1 year / Post holder must have the right to work in Venezuela.
 
Details

ABOUT THE JOB 
As our next  Arts Project Coordinator you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the Arts programme in Venezuela through the implementation of projects aimed to offer opportunities for exchange and skills development to emerging artists and young people, with a view to generate positive social change considering local needs and in accordance with the British Council strategic for the arts. 

Additionally, you will also have to support the delivery of the EDI programme, monitoring and reporting in order to meet the targets and increase visibility and the participation of minority sectors in our activities in line with our internal policy. 

WHAT SHOULD YOU HAVE 
You should have:  

  • At least two years’ experience of having worked with, or closely related to the Arts sector, and a good general understanding of different Arts sectors. 
  • Track-record of working successfully as a member of a team to achieve goals, and of taking personal responsibility for specific project areas. 
  • Relevant administration experience.
  • Experience of communicating digitally and/or using social media with work purposes. 
  • A  completed higher education qualification (university degree or relevant technical/ vocational qualification).
  • English language: equivalent to C1 level (CEFR).
  • Spanish language: equivalent to C1 level (CEFR).            

ABOUT YOUR BEHAVIOURS OR COMPETENCIES  
As we all know, performing successfully in a post requires more than a suitable academic and working background; therefore, we are looking for you to demonstrate the behaviours that are key to our organisation, such as: Making it happen, Working together, Being accountable, Shaping the future, Connecting with others, Creating shared purpose.

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY? 
Because you will be joining an organisation that create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. 

We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust. We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. 

The UK has been a committed partner of the Venezuelan cultural sector through a long history of exchange and collaboration. The British Council’s programmes use culture as a vehicle for social change aligned with the needs of the Venezuelan cultural sector 

WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?  
Role Profile Arts Project Coordinator
British Council Behaviours
British Council Core skills

HOW TO APPLY?  
Click on the apply button and follow the instructions. 

WHAT IS YOUR DEADLINE?
If you are interested, please make sure to apply before the closing date: September 1, 2019 at 23:59 UK time.

HOW LONG DOES THIS PROCESS TAKES?  
After reviewing applications, you can be shortlisted for an interview or not, in either case we will notify you.  After the 1st interview, there could be a second interview stage or assessment. Once that is done, the panel makes a decision, we run a reference check process and then an offer is extended. In every stage we provide feedback via e-mail. Thanks so much for your patience!    

ABOUT US 
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities,building connections and engendering trust.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.

The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989.