Arts Manager East Asia, Philippines (EA-1778)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
Philippines
Location
Manila
Department
Arts
Job Category
Arts
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade G
Vacancy Description
Contract: Fixed Term Contract (3 years) | Location: Taguig City, Philippines | Salary: Locally appointed grade-G (from PHP 60,804 per month) | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for Applications: 24 February 2019 (23.59 UK time)
 
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Arts Manager East Asia, Philippines (EA-1778)

 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

The British Council East Asia region comprises 14 countries and operates in 3 clusters (North East Asia, South East Asia and AU/NZ). Our arts programme in East Asia is connected to the global key pillars of the Arts Business Unit: Sharing UK arts with the world; Fostering collaborations and networks; Art for social change; Capacity building and; Policy and research.

Our work in the arts in East Asia achieves impact and influence by focusing on diversity & inclusion programmes that contribute to more creative, open, inclusive societies, alongside programmes that strengthen skills & collaborations in the creative sector. 

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

As the Arts Manager, you will support, plan and deliver high quality Arts and Creative Industries programmes, ensuring all activities meet their objectives, to be delivered with high quality, on time and within budget and in line with corporate strategies and objectives.

 

Your role will be based in the Philippines and will focus on supporting the Regional Programme Lead Arts East Asia (based in Singapore) on agreed regional programmes in Arts and Creative Industries in East Asia with a particular focus on the new Connections Through Culture programme in South-East Asia. You will also be supported and work closely with a number of teams across the organisation; in particular with the regional arts team, the Heads of Arts in East Asia, the local finance team (FPA & FC) and local procurement team and art form advisers based in the UK.

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

You can take pride in the fact that you will have the opportunity to work with teams in the UK and EA to develop, launch and implement an exciting new programme in South East Asia creating new connections and collaboration between the UK and the region.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

It is essential that you have a bachelor's degree in an arts or creative related field along with at least three years professional working experience in an arts or creative related field. Candidate who has knowledge of and experience in creative sectors in South East Asia and good written and oral communication skills in English is also preferred for this role.

 

NEXT STEPS

 

For more information please see Role profile and British Council Generic Behaviours

 

ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL

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.

 

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.

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