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

  Assistant Manager / Manager (Capability Development) (1)  

PUBLISH DATE: 26/12/2019  |  EXPIRE DATE: 25/01/2020


The Capability Development team oversees policies and programmes which aim to build a skilled arts workforce that will shape Singapore’s cultural development.

To support the professional development of the arts sector, our key strategic directions include establishing a framework to support arts freelancers, manpower development through skills training, leadership development, growing strong arts organisations and developing robust research on the arts workforce.
 

Responsibilities:

You will contribute towards the implementation of policies, strategies and programmes to strengthen the professionalism of the arts sector, focusing on leadership development and continuing education & training. You will also work on building strong relationships with arts institutions and relevant government agencies that are involved in the training and development of the arts sector.
 

Principal Accountabilities:

· Collaborate closely with industry stakeholders (education institutions and arts organisations) and government agencies to develop strategies and implement capability development programmes to build skilled arts workforce and self-sustaining arts organisations.

· Process applications of Scholarships, Cultural Medallion and Young Artist Award, track recipients and organise the awards ceremonies.

· Process Capability and Organisation Development Grants applications.


Requirements:
 

· Relevant working experience will be an advantage

· Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

· Good communication, relationship management, project management and writing skills

· Proactive, resourceful, independent, self-motivated and a team player

· Good knowledge of the arts landscape in Singapore; deep understanding of at least one of the following sectors (literary arts, visual arts, performing arts) will be an advantage

· Good understanding of the professional development (CET) needs of the arts sector

· Passionate about the arts and culture

· 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.

  Assistant Manager / Manager (Capability Development) (2)  

PUBLISH DATE: 26/12/2019  |  EXPIRE DATE: 25/01/2020

 

The Capability Development team oversees policies and programmes which aim to build a skilled arts workforce that will shape Singapore’s cultural development.

To support the professional development of the arts sector, our key strategic directions include establishing a framework to support arts freelancers, manpower development through skills training, leadership development, growing strong arts organisations and developing robust research on the arts workforce.
 

Responsibilities:

You will contribute towards the formulation of policies and strategies and implementation of programmes to strengthen the professionalism of the arts sector, focusing primarily on Continuing Education & Training (CET). You will also work on building strong relationships with arts institutions and relevant government agencies that are involved in the training and development of the arts sector.


Principal Accountabilities:

· Identify issues, gaps/needs, develop policies and propose solutions on professional development (CET) for the arts sector in Singapore.

· Collaborate closely with industry stakeholders (education institutions and arts organisations) and government agencies to develop strategies and initiatives, including developing skills frameworks, and to implement capability development programmes to build skilled arts workforce and self-sustaining arts organisations.

Requirements:
 

· Relevant working experience will be an advantage

· Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

· Good communication, relationship management, project management and writing skills

· Proactive, resourceful, independent, self-motivated and a team player

· Good knowledge of the arts landscape in Singapore; deep understanding of at least one of the following sectors (literary arts, visual arts, performing arts) will be an advantage

· Sound understanding of the professional development (CET) needs of the arts sector

· Passionate about the arts and cultural policy development

· 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/ Assistant Manager, Sector Development (Theatre)  

 

PUBLISH DATE: 09/01/2020  |  EXPIRE DATE: 08/02/2020

 

Responsibilities:

You will join a team that focuses on the development of the Singapore theatre sector. This includes contributing to the formulation of strategies, planning, and programme implementation, as well as supporting the development of theatre practitioners and organisations. You will build strong relationships with these individuals and organisations and through a range of tools and programmes, including grants, arts spaces and other developmental platforms, you will work with the theatre sector to achieve various goals, including: development of quality work and programmes that connect with audiences; supporting efforts to identify and engage new audiences for their work and art form locally and internationally; and continuing education and training for professional development.

 

Principal Accountabilities:
• Work closely with industry stakeholders to develop strategies to grow the theatre scene, as well as plan and execute programmes that develop theatre practitioners and grow their audiences
• Tap on resources available to NAC and partners in the theatre sector to achieve NAC’s goals and outcomes for the sector
• Provide relevant and timely advice and support to theatre practitioners, theatre groups and companies, as well as evaluate applications for support through grants, scholarships, awards, etc. and ensure adherence to good governance and funding conditions
 

Job Requirements:

• Passionate about the arts
• Strong written and verbal communication abilities
• Excellent relationship management skills
• Strong analytical and reasoning ability
• Meticulous and organised, with a process-oriented working style
• Adept at project and time management
• Knowledge of or experience working in theatre will be an advantage, as will proficiency in Malay, Tamil or Mandarin due to the diverse nature of Singapore’s theatre sector
• Preferably 3 years of relevant working experience. Candidates with less than 3 years of experience will be considered for the Assistant Manager position
• 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.