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

  Manager, Precinct Development (Leasing)  

PUBLISH DATE: 27/09/2018  |  EXPIRE DATE: 26/10/2018

 

Responsibilities:
 

NAC provides subsidised spaces to artists and arts groups to support and nurture the development of arts in Singapore.
 

You will be part of the team that is responsible for the leasing and tenancy management and general administration for NAC's portfolio of properties.
 

With background in leasing, your job is to ensure that lease renewals are conducted in a timely manner, and properly document all lease agreements. You are also responsible for the co-ordination of Open Calls for arts spaces to artists and arts groups.
 

You should be comfortable interacting with tenants (artists and arts groups) on tenancy management matters and liaising with colleagues from other departments as part of the tenants’ evaluation process.
 

You are also required to support efforts to secure spaces other than subsidised arts housing, which includes working with private and public stakeholders to secure additional spaces.
 

You may also be required to coach and develop staff.
 

 
Requirements:

· University degree with at least 2 years of relevant working experience or Polytechnic Diploma with at least 8 years of relevant working experience.
· Experience in leasing, tenancy management, lease administration and government procurement.
· An interest in the Arts will be advantageous.
· Able to establish and maintain good tenancy relationships and comfortable engaging arts tenants to ensure needs and requirements are addressed.
· Positive work attitude, responsible, organised, meticulous, accurate with numbers.
· Strong collaboration and engagement skills and able to proactively promote opportunities to develop shared understanding among colleagues and stakeholders.
· Good team player; good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work independently
· Proficiency in Microsoft Office (MS Word / Excel)
· Able to multi-task, demonstrates a sense of urgency and resilience to meet critical deadlines and sets high expectations for achieving results.
· 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 2 months from your date of submission, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted. In the meantime, please track the status of your application on Careers@Gov.

  Manager / Senior Manager (Communications & Marketing)  

PUBLISH DATE: 1/10/2018  |  EXPIRE DATE: 31/10/2018

 

NAC's Communications & Marketing (C&M) department advocates the value and importance of the arts through marketing, communications and public relations. In this role, you will work closely with the sector development and arts engagement teams by providing strategic counsel in the areas of branding, digital and marketing communications with the objective of accentuating the Council’s role as the champion of the arts. You will also work with NAC’s marketing team and other departments within NAC, as well as external partners and creative and media agencies, to initiate, implement and manage marketing communications campaigns for key festivals and initiatives such as the Singapore Art Week and Got to Move.

 

Your role:
• Develop, review and implement marketing communications initiatives, including working with MCCY and related agencies
• Work with creative and media agencies to develop innovative and cost-effective campaigns aligned with NAC’s mission and vision, and consistent with the messaging of our parent ministry (MCCY) and internal stakeholders
• Identify new communications trends, platforms and marketing best practices to increase reach and engagement of arts audiences, as well as level up the Council’s marketing knowledge as a whole
• Plan and implement holistic and sustainable integrated marketing communications strategies and campaigns that support and profile the work of the Council.
• Develop good internal and external stakeholder relationships.

 

Requirements:
• University degree in public relations, marketing, communications and media or a related field
• 5-7 years of relevant work experience in marketing communications including digital marketing
• Experience conceptualising marketing campaigns, planning media buy and managing marketing budgets
• Prior experience working in or with creative and/or media agencies will be an advantage
• Strong interpersonal skills and a good team player, able to work with multiple stakeholders
• Knowledgeable and passionate about the arts and culture
• Strong organisational, project management and management skills
• Strong verbal and written communications skills
• 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 2 months from your date of submission, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted. In the meantime, please track the status of your application on Careers@Gov.

  Temporary Executive (Internal Audit) (Dec 2018 – May 2019)  

PUBLISH DATE: 1/10/2018  |  EXPIRE DATE: 31/10/2018

 

Responsibilities:
The candidate’s key responsibilities will be to assist the Internal Audit Team in assessing the Council’s control environment and key risks areas. He/ she is required to review the internal controls through various audit assignments
and recommend improvement in internal controls.

 

Requirements:
• Diploma in Accountancy. Candidates from other disciplines are welcomed to apply if they have the relevant experience in the field of internal auditing.
• At least 1 year of auditing experience in medium to large Public Accounting firms and/or Internal Audit departments.
• Relevant experience in public agencies would be an advantage.
• Understanding of risk assessment, internal controls and internal auditing techniques will be an added advantage
• Highly Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel)
• Good communication, interpersonal and writing skills
• Meticulous and highly organised
• Being able to work in a team and being independent at the same time with the ability to prioritise time, tasks and deliverables.
• Proactive and highly committed
• 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 resume.

 

If you do not hear from us within 2 months from your date of submission, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted. In the meantime, please track the status of your application on Careers@Gov.

  Finance Assistant Manager  

PUBLISH DATE: 5/10/2018  |  EXPIRE DATE: 2/11/2018

 

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:

•  May be tasked to take on other finance functions, such as revenue and receipt process, fixed asset management and management reporting.
•  Assist with the month-end closing and settlements, including preparation of monthly schedules
•  Manage fund reimbursements for various NAC’s projects
•  Perform budget virements and maintenance
•  Assist with the maintenance of Chart of Accounts
•  Prepare and consolidate ad-hoc returns to other government entities, etc.
•  Other finance functions or projects as tasked by supervisors

 

Requirements:

• University degree
• Fresh graduates are welcome to apply
• Some knowledge of financial reporting standards for statutory boards (SB-FRS)
• Meticulous and comfortable working with voluminous data
• Ability to multi-task and work well under tight deadlines
• Resourceful, energetic, proactive, results-oriented team player with strong customer orientation
• Positive attitude towards learning
• Independent and well-liked by colleagues

 

Interested applicants are to fill up an online application form at Careers@gov and are to submit resume.

 

If you do not hear from us within 2 months from your date of submission, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted. In the meantime, please track the status of your application on Careers@Gov

 

  Assistant Manager/ Manager (Digital Strategy) (1 year contract)  

 

PUBLISH DATE: 9/10/2018  |  EXPIRE DATE: 8/11/2018

 

Responsibilities:

•   Provide ideas and support for digital initiatives to advance the creation and appreciation of the arts
•   Take a proactive approach to organise, monitor and track all project activities to ensure projects are delivered on
time, within budget, meet business requirements and comply with IT governance framework, including security and resilience
•   Provide administrative support such as purchase order, invoice payment, user account management and maintaining proper project documentation
•   Engage and manage the External Service Providers to deliver ICT solutions and services according to the specified service levels and requirements including systems maintenance, enhancements, problem resolution and improvements. This includes procurement, contract management and transition management

 

Job Requirement:

•   University Degree in Computer/Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent
•   Minimum 2 years’ relevant experience in supporting IT
•   Working experience with web, mobile and knowledge management platform such as Sharepoint is preferred
•   Team player with strong organisation and interpersonal skills
•   Good analytical skills, and ability to apply this in resolving issues
•   Well-organised, attention to details, able to multi-task and follow up with
•   Excellent written, verbal communication, presentation and negotiation skills
•   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 2 months from your date of submission, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted. In the meantime, please track the status of your application on Careers@Gov.

  Manager (Cultural Matching Fund Secretariat)  

 

PUBLISH DATE: 18/10/2018  |  EXPIRE DATE: 17/11/2018

 

The candidate will assist the Deputy Director of the Arts & Culture Development Office in overseeing the Cultural Matching Fund (CMF) Secretariat. He or she will execute the full cycle of CMF grant administration, which includes processing applications, tracking of the Fund’s utilisation and data to demonstrate the impact of the fund to key stakeholders. The candidate will also spearhead marketing and communications strategies to raise awareness and understanding and support for cultural philanthropy and the promotion of the Cultural Matching Fund.
 

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
• Serve in the CMF Secretariat
• Process CMF grant applications and disbursements
• Conduct policy assessments and reviews to strengthen the CMF and cultural philanthropy
• Develop good stakeholder relationships among cultural charities and IPCs & donors to generate greater awareness in cultural philanthropy and CMF
 

Requirements:
• University degree majoring in Business Administration or Economics preferred.
• 3 years of professional experience in grant making, philanthropy, compliance to trust fund and charities matters is preferred
• Requires excellent communication and analytical skills with the ability to work under pressure
• Possess excellent interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills, and the capacity to develop and maintain strong relationships with diverse stakeholders at all levels.
• Meticulous, sensitive with numbers and data
• Creative and knowledgeable about the arts
• IT savvy and resourceful
• Able to work independently and well as a team
• 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 resume and one-page write-up on your interest and involvement in the arts.

 

If you do not hear from us within 2 months from your date of submission, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted. In the meantime, please track the status of your application on Careers@Gov.