Production studio focussed on compelling stories from Africa, told in new immersive media such as Virtual and Augmented Reality is looking for a self-initiated leader to support our growing network of visionary artists to produce great work.
The immersive media industry is young. There are exciting opportunities to develop new modes of storytelling here in Africa, and we need collaboration to make this happen. To grow the ecosystem, we need to bring diverse disciplines and skills together, and connect artists to networks, knowledge and resources.
As the Cultural Producer, you will drive initiatives that make great work possible. This will include developing international partnerships, securing production and operational financing, and nurturing creative projects by pioneering African artists. You will also run the day-to-day administrative operations. We are structured as a Non-Profit Organization.
This is a full time position at our headquarters in Cape Town.
We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds. Applicants must have legal authorization to work in South Africa.
Lead the execution of mission and strategy, reporting to the two Co-Founders
Manage the small internal team which includes communications, exhibition, and bookkeeping functions, and 3rd party service providers
Draft budgets and schedules for internal operations and creative productions
Submit annual reports to funders and regulatory bodies
Facilitate logistics for annual artist lab
Identify production and exhibition partners, and build collaborative models with them
Support a network of artists across Africa
Source exceptional artists to work with
Support individual artists in the development and production of their immersive media projects
Identify potential corporate partners and pitch proposals
Write grant applications
Build international network
A university degree
Mid/senior work experience in creative industries (visual arts, film, gaming, etc)
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
Experience in managing budgets
Autonomous worker who rises to a challenge
Proven organisational skills and respect for deadlines
Ability to embrace and advocate cultural diversity
Flexible, innovative, and solution driven team player
You do not need to have worked in 360 filmmaking and Virtual Reality but it would be an advantage.