Purpose of job:

The Arts Manager will support Head of Arts Kenya and Eastern Africa, Programmes Manager Rwanda, and the wider British Council team, to deliver an engaging Rwanda arts programme that works to British Council’s East Africa Arts programme and builds knowledge and understanding between the UK and Rwanda.



Closing date Sunday 05 March 2017

Role overview

Main duties:


•The post holder will be responsible for planning, developing and executing the East Africa Arts programme to agreed timelines, costs and performance indicators;

•The post holder will be accountable to Head of Arts Kenya and Eastern Africa and Programmes Manager Rwanda for maintaining up-to-date programme activity plans and accurate finance spread sheets;  creating and managing contracts for Rwanda stakeholder groups, working with regional Arts team to ensure and manage monetary and in-kind sponsorship for Rwandese East Africa Arts activity;

•The post holder will be responsible for identifying and keeping up-to-date database records of all appropriate Rwandese cultural partners for the British Council to engage with, thereby maintaining strong connections with Rwanda’s creative sector, and will work with the Head of Arts Kenya and Eastern Africa and Programmes Manager Rwanda to  broker new relations between the UK and Rwandese cultural sector;

•The post holder will support the strengthening of the British Council’s position as the key organisation for international collaboration between Rwanda and the UK.


How to apply

Applicants who meet the essential requirements of the above post should visit https://jobs.britishcouncil.org, download the role profile and application form,  and follow the instructions in the How do I apply section carefully.

Deadline for applications: Sunday, 5 March 2017 at 23:59 (GMT). Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview in the week beginning 13 March 2017. 


We regret to inform that candidates who are not shortlisted will not be contacted.