Project & Admin Coordinator
We are seeking an enthusiastic Project & Admin Coordinator to join us at this exciting time of organisational and artistic development at Mandinga Arts.
Over the last three years, Mandinga has expanded the reach of its work; developing projects with partners across the UK and overseas. In April 2017 the Company appointed an Associate Creative Director and is a National Portfolio Organisation for 2018 – 2022.
The Project & Admin Coordinator will assist and work with the General Manager to ensuring efficient running of Mandinga’s office, project delivery, reporting and marketing. We are looking for a highly motivated and organised individual who has strong initiative to provide project delivery.
Supporting the General Manager in the running of the office and project delivery.
Assisting with the management of ongoing project(s), working with internal and external stakeholders to coordinate the successful delivery and wrap up of projects.
To maintain thorough familiarity with all Mandinga projects, identifying coordination requirements and contract freelance project management staff as required.
Maintain relationships with partners and stakeholders.
As a core part of the team, work with the General Manager to deal with ongoing administrative demands and light marketing as required.
1-year minimum experience in an administrative / production role
Experience of maintenance of budgets
Strong administrative and organisational skills
Excellent and demonstrable communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to work under pressure, prioritising between conflicting demands and retaining excellent attention to detail
Experience of working with a programme of activity
Knowledge of the arts funding system and best practice.
Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
Excellent computer literacy especially with Word, Excel and Outlook
Passion for high quality outdoor arts and events
Flexibility and a good sense of humour
Commitment to Mandinga’s goals and values.
Commitment to equal opportunities policies and practice
Experience in working for a small arts organisation
Previous experience of street/carnival arts
History of working for outdoor arts, street theatre, or other performing arts organisations
Educated to degree level or higher
Full UK Driving License
Mandinga Arts strives for equal opportunities. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from people with diverse backgrounds, including BAME applicants.
How to Apply:
To apply please email us with a covering statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 (the document must be in Word .doc or PDF format).
Please also include a CV as a separate document, and include within that two references that can be contacted on request.
Full job description can be found in the downloads to the left.