Business and Arts South Africa NPC (BASA) has a vacancy for a Membership Officer and is inviting suitably qualified candidates to apply: Since inception in 1997, BASA has been a significant catalyst and connector, both cementing and amplifying powerful partnerships between more than 1 600 business and arts partners, to effect meaningful social change. If your skills and experience match the Membership Officer role outlined below, we’d love to chat to you about joining our team.

Fixed-term Contract

The successful incumbent will service, maintain and grow BASA’s membership base, providing day-to-day administrative and operational functions.

Duties and responsibilities will typically include leading on all aspects of membership benefits delivery, member events planning and  producing, administration, financial, budgetary, and/or other associated transactions, member programme implementation and administration, internal and external operational/administrative liaison, members marketing, communication and reporting.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required include: the ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments, the ability to coordinate and organise meetings and/or special events, administrative, word processing, and relevant office skills, proven experience in organising resources and establishing priorities, strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community, the ability to train assigned staff, knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures, knowledge of communication principles, media, and marketing technique, the ability to gather and analyse statistical data and generate reports, as well as demonstrable writing skills.

The role requires: independent coordination of all day-to-day aspects of a members activity; programme planning, implementation, and monitoring; implementation of effective operational/administrative policies and procedures specific to the achievement of identified objectives; writing, editing, and publication of marketing, promotional, and/or educational materials and integrated reports; day-to-day team interaction with, liaison between, and coordination of a wide range of internal and external constituencies involved in member activities; assistance with planning, preparation, and management of budgets and expenditures.

Minimum requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Conversant in multiple South African languages
  • Experience in Arts Management/Administration
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Passion and commitment to the development of the cultural sector
  • Excellent work ethic and great project management skills
  • Willing to travel
  • Able to work effectively in remote settings

If you feel that you have the experience and qualifications for this position kindly submit a cover letter, 1-page motivation together with your detailed CV (including certified copies of any relevant qualifications) to by no later than 17.00 on 15 June 2022.

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