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The British Council Nigeria is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to fill the post of Arts Manager. The role is based in Lagos (NIGERIA).

Purpose of Role
The job holder will work with the British Council Nigeria's Assistant Director and senior team in Nigeria to deliver programmes, audiences and partnerships which contribute to the British Council's cultural relations programme through the arts and creative industries in the lead up to and during Nigeria 2015.

Skills and Knowledge
  • Specialist and up-to-date knowledge of - and a broad network of contacts in - the Nigerian/African/UK arts and creative sectors.
  • Evidence of an ability to make and articulate clear and insightful artistic judgments on new work.
  • An understanding of the educational, developmental and creative industry opportunities of arts activity.
  • An understanding of the opportunities for cultural relations through the arts within an international context.
  • Good experience of using various (including email marketing tools, social media platforms, web analytics software, Microsoft Office) to create and grow audiences in an arts context
Qualifications and Experience
At least 3 years’ recent professional experience of working in a creative, producing, programming or management capacity in the Arts sector in Nigeria, ideally with international links.
Bachelor’s Degree

How to apply?
Read through the role profile document. Download and complete the application form. To help you understand and complete the application form, read through the ‘How to complete the application’ document at the top of this page. Listed within the role profile document, you will find a number of listed ‘behaviours’ and ‘skills and knowledge’. Evidence against those criteria’s will need to be provided in your role application form. To help you understand those criteria’s, we have provided a ‘behaviours’ and ‘generic skills' dictionary at the top of this page.

Completed application forms should be submitted via email to Fposts@.ng.britishcouncil.org by 28 December 2012. Only applications received on the British Council application form will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We will not accept CVs. The British Council is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and Diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.

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