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AiR ( Artist in Residence ) Officer
Culture Vultures ( C.V.) is an arts-focused, social enterprise located in the center of Northern Morocco in the market town of Sefrou, with visiting artists at its nucleus and social responsibility as an imperative component. C.V. is currently aiming to recruit an AiRs Officer to join the small team that is committed to community engagement, urban development and intercultural dialogue through an arts program.
A *full-time, temporary post as AiR Officer to support visiting artists in their experiences of working and living in Sefrou, Morocco and the running of relevant residency programs. The role includes administration and project management of a small artist residency.
Duration – 9 months
Job Period – 15th August 2017 – 15th May 2018
Overseeing of the residency program. This role is responsible for the running of an artist residency program. Supervision of an itinerary of orientation visits, collaborations, co-project management, co-support and/or the delivery of programs when necessary.
Administration of artist residency Involves correspondence with inquiries, overseeing artist call outs and selection of incoming artist proposals.
Co-management of occasional side-projects and the artist’s house.
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Effective leadership for small group and co-management of a small team of staff. Efficient and clear administration. Facilitation of small group activities. Logistical planning. Trouble-shooting and brainstorming for arts projects.
Good, clear communication and teamwork skills are required for this post to be facilitating artists, community and staff. Leadership experience is favorable. Flexibility and reliability. Writing skills and a background in the arts are a desirable asset to the role. Local language comprehension is not compulsory though consideration of the local culture and cross-cultural sensitivity is necessary.
Experience in the arts. Flexibility in working hours is necessary according to guest arrival times, health or immediate house attention and programming. Overseeing of house management when necessary. Regular debriefs for team communication. Understanding of culture adjustment and support of inter-cultural differences.
- Salary of 5000 MAD a month.
- Language classes.
- Cost of telecommunications covered.
- Being part of an evolution of an arts community
- Cultural immersion.
- Job assessment after 6 weeks.
5 days a week.
ᶧ A large bedroom and amenities in one of Culture Vultures Lodgings – ( The Artists House or the Apartment ). This may switch depending on client demand.
Send a letter of intention and an up-to-date C.V. to email@example.com
Application deadline December 15th 2016. First selection process announced January 15th.
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