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Job Vacancy in Alexandria: Programme coordinator at I-act (International Association for Creation and
Name of organization: I-act (International Association for Creation and Training)
Position: Programme coordinator (junior position - full time)
Location: Alexandria (Mahatet El Raml, Fouad street)
Deadline for applying 1 April 2015
Established in Alexandria in 2004, I-act works in the fields of Arts and Culture with using art as a
tool for social development. I-act is supported by Sida (Swedish International Development
Agency) and is a member of TAMASI collective, which is composed of 11 Arab performing arts
organizations from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and Palestine. TAMASI members are diverse and
experienced organizations, supporting artistic excellence, embodying a firm commitment and
strong artistic vision for arts and culture as a pivotal contributor to the achievement of social and
political justice. In 2012, I-act has established the “Teatro Eskendria”, which is an arts space and
social hub in Alexandria. The space combines a dual entity of a café and cultural centre. It is a
multi-purpose space including indoors and outdoors areas with non-traditional places for running
the following activities: Training workshops for adults and children, small scale music and theatre
performances and film screenings.
Contributing to the planning and coordination of the monthly cultural programme of
Teatro Eskendria under the supervision of the programme manager;
Assisting in the administrative and logistical organization and coordination of the annual
“Backstreet Festival” organised by I-act and hosted by Teatro Eskendria;
Responsible for the online promotion of the events using social media tools (facebook,
twitter, ning…etc); this task includes input generation, follow up and updates;
Contributing to updating the cultural content on the venues website as well as the regular
follow-up, updating and feeding;
Assisting with the design, development and dissemination of the promotional and
informational material of the I-act;
Managing correspondence with the venue partners when required, including screening
correspondence, drafting correspondence on routine matters and sending necessary
Performing basic translation tasks as required using the two languages (English and
Compiling and assembling a digital full contact database for Teatro Eskendria including
partner organizations locally, regionally and internationally as well as café visitors and
audience of Teatro Eskendria;
Establishing and managing a shared folder/internal folder between all Teatro team
members including updates and programmes information and updates;
Assisting the programme manager in the implementation of joint/binary projects
established between Teatro Eskendria/I-act and partner organisations;
Maintaining records, files and updates information relating to activities within the
Providing direct administrative and technical assistance to the prorgamme manager of the
venue and the director’s office.
Qualifications, experience and skills:
Resident in Alexandria
University degree (culture and/or arts related field is a preference)
1-2 years working experience in a related field.
Genuine interest in arts and awareness of the Egyptian cultural scene
Computer skills: Excellent knowledge of (MS Office and Adobe) and Internet literacy.
Language skills: Excellent command of written and spoken Arabic and English (French
is an asset)
Flexible working hours with the ability to commit during weekends.
* Starting date: 20 April 2015
Interested applicants should send their CV along with a letter of motivation (not
more than 250 words explaining their interest in the job and why they think their
qualifications match the job requirements) to email@example.com no later than 1