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: 26/07/2018  |  EXPIRE DATE: 25/08/2018
 

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.

  Assistant Manager/ Manager, Sector Development (Literary Arts) (September 2018 – September 2019)  

PUBLISH DATE: 08/08/2018  |  EXPIRE DATE: 07/09/2018

 

Responsibilities:

• Assist the Literary Arts (LA) team in the implementation of initiatives and partnership projects, research work that anchor our strategic plans, administrative duties, data entry work, coordination and liaison project management, marketing and publicity efforts as well as content writing for publication.
• Research And Writing
  o Craft Literary Spotlight monthly e-newsletter
• Project Management
  o Coordinate and liaise with partners on projects such as Anugerah Persuratan, MASTERA and SingLit Book Gift
• Grant Administration
• Administrative And Coordination
  o Assist in LA’s initiatives such as #BuySingLit
  o Assist in LA Initiatives that are executed in conjunction with Singapore Writers Festival (SWF) Programming
• Assist with other LA work where necessary

 

Requirements:

• Degree Holder
• Articulate and fluent in the Malay language
• Strong written and oral communication skills, and good project management skills in terms of managing time and resources
• Familiar with the literary arts scene, and experience in project management
• 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/Manager, Sector Development (Traditional Arts) (Aug 2018 – Jan 2019)  

PUBLISH DATE: 15/08/2018  |  EXPIRE DATE: 14/09/2018

 

You will be involved in the planning and implementation of key strategies and initiatives for the overall advancement of the traditional arts scene in Singapore. You will provide in-depth and holistic account management of traditional arts groups, including overseeing their growth and development, training and capability development, and arts housing needs, as well as development and promotion of individual artists in Singapore and overseas.

 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Implementing a range of funding tools (eg major grants, general grants, seed grant, scholarship and bursaries, awards etc), processing and assessing grant applications for funding
  • Account-management of arts companies, groups, associations, societies and artists under Sector Development's purview
  • Planning and implementing programmes and new initiatives to advance the traditional arts sector
  • Keeping abreast of current industry developments for traditional arts and working closely with stakeholders to facilitate, design and anchor strategic programmes that would grow the traditional arts scene
  • Developing and promoting our local artists in Singapore and abroad and to advance the traditional arts form.

 

Requirements:

  • Good degree
  • Preferably 2 years of working experience in project management, account management and administration.
  • Good general knowledge and understanding of the traditional arts scene
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills; ability to analyse  and contextualise issues, formulate arguments and draw conclusions
  • 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.