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: 05/02/2020  |  EXPIRE DATE: 04/03/2020


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: 05/02/2020  |  EXPIRE DATE: 04/03/2020

 

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/ Senior Manager (Digital Strategy)  

 

PUBLISH DATE: 20/01/2020  |  EXPIRE DATE: 19/02/2020

 

Responsibilities:

To drive digital transformation efforts, both within the Council and across the culture sector, working closely with internal and external stakeholders to achieve NAC’s objectives of (a) growing digitally engaged audiences, (b) supporting digitally confident artists, and (c) nurturing digitally mature staff.

 

Principal Accountabilities:

• Driving NAC’s Digital Transformation Efforts

- Working with the HR department to develop a roadmap for upskilling of staff’s digital literacy.

- Leveraging technology such as Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and other digital tools for automation of work processes and enhanced knowledge management, and formulating business requirements in partnership with stakeholders.   

- Reviewing and revamping front-facing digital platforms (such as the Arts Resource Hub and e-services) for improved service delivery, including project scoping, budgeting, procurement, vendor management, testing and deployment of digital solutions.

- Reviewing and conducting maintenance of existing ICT systems to ensure smooth operations and change management.


• Supporting Culture Sector Digitalisation Efforts

- Leading and executing cross-sector digital initiatives such as incubation labs, digital literacy surveys and symposiums as part of the NAC Digital Workgroup Secretariat, including the organising of bi-monthly meetings, working with members to share best practices and insights, and documentation of proceedings.  

- Working with the secretariat to organise Culture Sector Digitalisation Workgroup meetings (with MCCY), including proposing and clearing of meeting agendas, liaison with attendees and documentation of proceedings  

 

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in Computer Science, Information Technology, Digital Marketing, Business Management or equivalent.
  • Possesses at least 3 years of experience in technology design, digital project management and implementation of digitalisation solutions (interactive, mobility and analytic solutions).
  • Experience in the agile approach and design thinking will be a plus. Those with more experience will be considered for the role of Senior Manager.
  • Possesses strong interpersonal, verbal and writing skills; interest in the arts and culture scene is preferred.

 

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..

  Executive, Sector Development (Feb 2020 – Dec 2020)  

 

PUBLISH DATE: 21/01/2020  |  EXPIRE DATE: 20/02/2020

 

Responsibilities:

You will be part of the Sector Development team to handle administrative work for grant.

 

Principal Accountabilities:

• Tallying all submitted documents (ie: receipts and invoices) to the expenditure statement.

• Liaising with applicants to request additional clarifications/documents.

• Collating information from submitted expenditure statements to update internal tracking sheet.

 

Requirement:

• Data entry, collating of data, administrative work, experience in handling finance/accounting work is preferred

• Comfortable in dealing with numbers and data, and able to handle collation and tallying of receipts

• Basic MS Excel skills (e.g. basic calculation formulas, sorting and searching functions)

• Telephone and conversational skills for conducting phone enquiries for details on arts organisations.

• Able to commit to 5 full working days per week

• 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.

 

  Assistant Manager, (Community Engagement & Partnerships) (Feb 2020 – May 2020)  

 

PUBLISH DATE: 11/02/2020  |  EXPIRE DATE: 10/03/2020

 

Responsibilities:

NAC’s Engagement and Participation Department creates opportunities for everyone to have

meaningful encounters in the arts as an integral part of their lives and ensuring access and

inclusion in and through the arts. You will be in a team to assist in developing and implementing arts

programmes and initiatives that increase arts participation and engagement levels of the public and

to advocate and extend the reach of the arts.

 

Principal Accountabilities:

• Assist in the planning and implementation of AYN programmes.

• Assist in coordination with various vendors, artists and partners for marketing, production and logistics matters.

• Handle public enquiries on programmes, including registration of programmes.

• To coordinate and contact volunteers on their availabilities and schedule

• Front of House duties

 

Requirement:

• Strong administrative and communication skills.

• Experience in programming and project management of arts programmes

• Experience in relevant marketing, publicity and social media

• Interest in Community Engagement through the arts

• Excellent interpersonal skills and strong customer orientation

• Comfortable interacting with members of the public

• Good team player

• Able to work independently

 

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.