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Senior Executive / Assistant Manager, Programmes (Creative Arts)

Job Description

Department Programmes (Creative Arts)
Job Title Senior Executive / Assistant Manager
Duration 2 years contract (renewable)

Key Tasks and Responsibilities


  1. Cultivate, engage and develop local aspiring youth artists and arts communities at *SCAPE through targeted and purposeful programming. Specifically in the areas of contemporary music or visual arts and/or
    interdisciplinary arts, this entails:

    1. Brainstorming and conceptualising new and/or revised programme plans and concepts with the Creative Arts team as allocated by supervisor,
    2. Proposing programme plans and concepts for supervisor’s approval and carry through with the implementation through physical and digital (web 2.0 and 3.0) mediums,
    3. Collaborating with marketing communication stakeholders in defining and executing marketing objectives, specifications, and concepts to facilitate design of advertising, media, print and mail campaign materials,
    4. Preparing of just-in-time updates to supervisor and post-event reports that track and analyse efficacy and trends, amongst other factors,
    5. Ensuring that project and department milestones and/or goals are met through successful implementation of programmes and appropriate utilisation of allocated budget, and
    6. Providing necessary administrative support and work with relevant internal and external parties to ensure effective communication and successful execution of *SCAPE programmes and initiatives.


  1. Identify and propose strategic partnerships with external organisations and individuals to strengthen programming outcomes and arts ecosystem.
  2. Collaborate with other youth organisations, partners and relevant stakeholders to align and add value to youths’ experience with *SCAPE.


  1. Take on mentorship and leadership roles as assigned by supervisor.
  2. Sharpen understanding of youth needs in the arts by keeping connected with both local and global evolving trends.
  3. Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor in timely and effective manner.

Knowledge and Experience

  1. Minimum diploma in any discipline. Music or visual arts-related and/or arts management qualifications may have an advantage.
  2. Requires at least 2 years of relevant prior work experience. Candidates with more experience in leading a team and delivering both music or visual arts and interdisciplinary arts programmes in physical and digital forms will be considered for the Assistant Manager role.
  3. Possess a keen interest and passion for youth development through the arts. Understanding of evolving youth needs and interests is needed.
  4. Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of local contemporary music ecosystem. Possessing links to networks within the ecosystem will be an advantage.
  5. People-oriented, with good interpersonal and communication skills.
  6. Able to work beyond regular work hours when required.
  7. Team player with the ability to work independently.
  8. Creative, meticulous, with good problem-solving skills.
  9. Results-oriented and able to work under pressure

Salary commensurate according to relevance of work experience and qualifications. Interested candidate may apply the job by sending your updated resume to indicating your expected salary and date of availability.

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates would be notified.