A Project Coordinator / Associate Producer opportunity is available through Business and Arts South Africa NPC (BASA), a dynamic and influential organisation within the arts and culture sector, for the SOCreative Hub Summit 2022. This is a 6-month fixed-term contract commencing February 2022.

Business and Arts South Africa  (BASA) was founded in 1997 as a joint initiative between government and the private sector, as part of a strategy to secure greater involvement in the arts from businesses operating in South Africa and built on the values of collaboration, innovation, diversity, agility and integrity. BASA champions business investment within the arts, cultural and heritage sectors, and is the connector catalyst for both businesses and the arts, driving focused and sustained partnerships by unlocking shared value and fostered social cohesion. We are committed to ensuring the relevance and sustainability of the arts in society by offering innovative programmes providing and supporting knowledge transfer, skills development and training within the cultural and creative sectors. In this way, BASA provides agency and access for the arts sector to support its engagement with the business sector, helping to make creative organisations ‘opportunity ready’. 

For more information, please visit https://basa.co.za/.

The Project Coordinator / Associate Producer will report directly to the Research Manager / Producer and will be required to work collaboratively with the Research team as well as the broader BASA team to plan, execute and manage various aspects of BASA’s annual programme. Responsibilities include project administration (i.e scheduling, communications, etc…), researching and developing creative content, coordinating various online and In Real Life events and contributing to M&E plans.


Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant undergraduate qualification  
  • Proven work experience of at least 2 years as a coordinator and/or producer
  • Excellent writing skills 
  • New media proficiency
  • Skills to use many styles and tones to shift between multiple formats (development, articles, white papers, etc.) with ease.
  • Time management and planning
  • Attention to detail
  • Administrative skills
  • MS Office proficiency 
  • Research skills
  • Adaptability


Application Process

Email CV/Profile/Portfolio (including contactable references) and motivation letter to recruitment@basa.co.za by 7 January 2022 with the subject line  “BRHR22_02”. 

Enquiries may be directed via email to Virginia Nkobi (BASA HR) at virginian@emergencegrowth.com

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