Festival Director - Call for proposals
ARE YOU AN ARCHITECT WITH EXPERIENCE IN MANAGING EVENTS AND LARGE PROJECTS?
As part of the Open House production team, we are looking for a vibrant, enthusiastic, visionary individual to help with the Launch of the biggest Architectural festival in Nigeria. We want preferably an Architect who is passionate about Lagos, who will market, promote, grow, develop and embrace our first Open House Weekend.
Our Festival Director will engage eloquently with festival friends and financers, with program partners, artists of all kinds and the general public. The ideal candidate will have experienced what it is like to manage events and large projects on time and on a tight budget, and who can stay cool under pressure.
He / She will be able to plan well, manage a range of paid and unpaid staff and do it all with financial foresight by creating and administering strict budgets and undertaking financial planning. Publishing skills, as well as demonstrated digital experience with online community engagement and social media would also be beneficial to someone stepping into the role.
Above all we are looking for a Director who has big ideas for the role and can demonstrate the right skills and nous to deliver on the organisation's vision.
Please see attached the brief and share with others.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send the following:
* A Two page expression of intent that demonstrates your suitability for the role with evidence of your track record in coordinating cultural events.
* A Festival Proposal that includes:
* A summary of your artistic vision for the festival bearing in mind the Open House concept.
* A summary of how you intend to develop an audience (18-35) for the festival
* Proposed staffing model for support team including proposed number of
work days and remuneration
DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: 30 JUNE 2015, 9am. Applications need to
Due to the high volume of applications we tend to receive, we are unable to communicate with all individual applicants. You will however receive an automated response confirming your application. If you have not heard back from us by 10 July 2015, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful at this time.
Please download the Terms of Reference for details of role profile, task, specific objectives and remuneration.
***THE BRITISH COUNCIL IS THE UK ’S INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION FOR
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL RELATIONS.***