Arts Manager - Peru
Region
Americas
Country / Territory
Peru
Location
Lima
Department
Arts
Job Category
Arts
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade F
Vacancy Description
Pay Band F / Location: Lima / Contract: 1 year, renewable / Monthly Salary: 9,029.51 PEN / The post holder must have the right to work in Peru.
 
Details
ABOUT THE JOB
As our next Arts Manager you will be responsible for:
  • Developing and delivering the British Council’s strategy for the Arts in Peru, building upon existing programmes and integrating our Arts offer with other British Council projects in the region/in other areas where appropriate. 
  • Developing and maintaining networks and relationships with Arts organisations in Peru and the UK, with a view to developing partnerships to deliver programmes and meet impact and income targets.
  • Managing project delivery through project managers and delivery teams, partner institutions and/or local producers.
  • Planing, promoting, monitoring and evaluating arts projects according to corporate values, standards and guidelines.        
  • Working alongside other Heads of Departments in the planning and delivery of the Peru Country Plan.

WHAT SHOULD YOU HAVE 
You should have: 
  • Solid knowledge, background and experience of working with a range of high-level strategic contacts in the Arts sector in Peru (at least 3 years experience as an Arts Manager/Coordinator).
  • Proven ability to plan, monitor, implement and evaluate complex projects and programmes. 
  • Proven ability to manage human and material resources to maximise business benefits.
  • Experience of strategic planning and implementation of business growth plans. 
  • First degree in the arts and humanities or in a related field. 
  • The ability to operate in both Spanish and English (written and spoken) at a cultural and business level of high proficiency.               
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. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications.

British Council’s presence as a key player in Peru’s creative industries has enabled our Arts programme to create meaningful relationships between both countries, with an emphasis on capacity building, entrepreneurship, innovation and social inclusion.

We work with emerging talent and innovative players in Peru and the UK, developing initiatives that encompass the British Council’s global strategy, our regional focus areas and local needs.

WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION? (You can download the documents below)  

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: February 24, 2019 at 23:59 UK time. 

HOW LONG DOES THIS PROCESS TAKE?   
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.