OVERVIEW

Championing the Arts

Championing the arts is our business and we are committed to help transform Singapore to a home to diverse and distinctive arts which inspire our people, connect our communities and position Singapore globally. At NAC, we have a team of creative and dynamic staff who share this common vision.
 
If you have a strong passion for the arts, we welcome you to join us for a challenging and fulfilling career.


NAC'S EMPLOYEE VALUE PROPOSITION

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WORKPLACE DIVERSITY STATEMENT

The National Arts Council is committed to fostering a proactive culture of care and support with diversity as our foundation to achieve the vision of establishing Singapore as home to diverse and distinctive arts which inspire our people, connect our communities and position Singapore globally.

 


INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Our internship programme provides hands-on professional and cross-disciplinary experience to students who are passionate about the arts.

 

You will be presented with excellent opportunities to learn from experienced NAC officers and management as well as practitioners in the arts scene.

 

Interested applicants are to complete a job application form and email it to nac_hr@nac.gov.sg.  Please indicate your available period for internship, your current school and any form of work experience you have had.

 

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


JOB OPENINGS

  Digital Manager, Resources for Arts Freelancers (March 2019 – Mid Feb 2020)  

 

PUBLISH DATE: 29/03/2019  |  EXPIRE DATE: 26/04/2019

 

Responsibilities:

To work as part of a team to develop resources for arts freelancers comprising an online platform and physical resources in the following ways:

  • Oversee the setting up of the online platform, ensuring project milestones and outcomes are met, and testing the online platform for usability
  • Align the online platform and content with the overall objective, strategy and direction of the Resource Centre
  • Devise a web content management strategy for the online platform
  • Manage the overall marketing of the online platform
  • Oversee content creation for all sections of the online platform, including editing and copywriting, creating a content marketing calendar and regular updating of content
  • Work with partners to create content
  • Monitor digital content and the online platform’s performance in site traffic and engagement
  • Generate regular reports to review the growth and performance of content, and suggest improvements
  • Training relevant team members on website content management system

 

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of experience in any field (preferably in marketing and communication studies), with experience in digital content management systems, digital marketing strategies and branding, email marketing and web analytics.
  • Skills in digital content creation and digital marketing
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word & Powerpoint)
  • Strong planning, problem solving and critical thinking abilities
  • Excellent command of written English,
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work well in a team
  • Creative minded with an ability to conceive of interesting ideas for creating engaging content
  • Interest and involvement in the arts
  • Applicants who require work passes need not apply

 

Interested applicants are to fill up an online application form at Careers@gov and are to submit a cover letter, resume and one-page write-up on your interest and involvement in the arts.

 

If you do not hear from us within two months from your date of submission, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted.

  Assistant Manager, Resources for Arts Freelancers (March 2019 – Mid Feb 2020)  

 

PUBLISH DATE: 29/03/2019  |  EXPIRE DATE: 26/04/2019

 

Responsibilities:

To work as part of a team to develop resources for arts freelancers comprising an online platform and physical resources. Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing secretariat support e.g. liaising with partners and stakeholders, setting up meetings, writing minutes of meeting, preparing briefs, organising engagement sessions with external stakeholders, etc.
  • Research and information-gathering on focus areas, including but not limited to legal services, insurance coverage, jobs and career opportunities, training and development and other information resources
  • Consolidating information and writing content that will be incorporated onto the online platform
  • Organising a public event to launch the online platform

 

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of experience in any field, preferably in English, Marketing or Journalism
  • Experience in project management
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word & Powerpoint)
  • Strong planning, problem solving and critical thinking abilities
  • Excellent command of written English
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work well in a team
  • Interest and involvement in the arts
  • Applicants who require work passes need not apply

 

Interested applicants are to fill up an online application form at Careers@gov and are to submit a cover letter, resume and one-page write-up on your interest and involvement in the arts.

 

If you do not hear from us within two months from your date of submission, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted.

  Assistant Manager (Finance)  

 

PUBLISH DATE: 29/03/2019  |  EXPIRE DATE: 26/04/2019

 

Responsibilities:
You will manage a spectrum of finance-related activities that includes financial accounting and reporting, payments processing, accounts receivables and tax computations.

 

Principal Responsibilities:
• Assist with the month-end closing and settlements, including preparation of monthly schedules
• Prepare and consolidate ad-hoc returns to other government entities, etc.
• Manage a spectrum of finance-related activities that includes payment processing and tax computations
• May be tasked to take on other finance functions, such as revenue and receipt process, fixed asset management and management reporting.

 

Requirement:
• Fresh graduates are welcome to apply
• Some knowledge of financial reporting standards for statutory boards (SB-FRS)
• Ability to handle data analysis, financial management, financial reporting and financial closing and stakeholder engagement
• Meticulous and comfortable working with voluminous data
• Ability to multi-task and work well under tight deadlines
• Analytical, resourceful, energetic, proactive, results-oriented team player with strong customer orientation
• Positive attitude towards learning
• Independent and well-liked by colleagues
• Applicants who require work passes need not apply


Interested applicants are to fill up an online application form at Careers@gov and are to submit a cover letter, resume and one-page write-up on your interest and involvement in the arts.

 

If you do not hear from us within two months from your date of submission, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted.

  Manager (Gillman Barracks Programme Office)  

PUBLISH DATE: 10/04/2019  |  EXPIRE DATE: 09/05/2019

 

Responsibilities:
You will promote and develop the Gillman Barracks (GB) art precinct and the commercial visual arts sector through initiatives carried out by the Gillman Barracks Programme Office (GBPO), building and maintaining meaningful relationships with all GB tenants and stakeholders.

This will be achieved through programming, public relations and content strategies, as well as research to the visual arts market, to attract and interact with target audience groups, communities and network users to develop brand awareness, generate inbound traffic and cultivate leads through constant engagement on various traditional media, social media platforms and channels.

You will also support the visual arts team through account management, grant assessments, and participation in organisational workgroups.

 

Principal Accountabilities:
• To keep abreast of trends and developments in the commercial arts market and the visual arts in the region and beyond, to contribute ideas towards programme and industry development in Gillman Barracks and the visual arts sector.
• To build and maintain relationships with all GB tenants, serving as a point of contact for GBPO, the GB community and the larger visual arts community and industry.
• To propose and execute place-making initiatives for Gillman Barracks.
• To conduct research into the visual arts market in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
• To assist in marketing and public relations (PR) strategies to increase the visibility of GB content and awareness; moderate all GB content (user-generated or otherwise) to develop and expand outreach efforts
• To administer processes for grants, incentive and developmental schemes specific to Gillman Barracks and the visual arts team
• To be an advocate of Gillman Barracks in all media and industry spaces
• To manage accounts and relationships with arts groups as assigned
 

Requirements:
• 2 - 7 years of work experience in managing stakeholder relationships (preferably with experience in arts administration or mass communication)
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage both internal and external stakeholders
• Excellent written, editing (photo/video/text) and verbal communication skills,
• As there will be engagements with Malay/ Indian/ Chinese artists and arts groups, proficiency in Mandarin, Malay, or Tamil will be beneficial.
• Excellent analytical and lateral thinking abilities to work with internal and external stakeholders
• Strong organisational and management skills
• A strong team player who can also work autonomously
• A high level of initiative, drive and resourcefulness
• Passionate in championing arts and cultural development in Singapore
• Good knowledge and understanding of PR and major marketing channels
• Working experience in PR, marketing or related field will be beneficial
• Knowledge and/or experience of the commercial gallery sector will be beneficial.
• Applicants who require work passes need not apply

 

Interested applicants are to fill up an online application form at Careers@gov and are to submit a cover letter, resume and one-page write-up on your interest and involvement in the arts.

 

If you do not hear from us within two months from your date of submission, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted.