Arts admin internship opportunity at NSA


NSA - National School of the ArtsThe National School of the Arts offers four Cathsseta-funded arts admin internship positions to graduates interested in a career in arts management.

Administration including event planning, publicity, marketing, data-base management, proposal writing, social media engagement and audience development related to the specialist art departments and the flagship NSA Festival of the Arts 2019, will be within the scope of the internship experience at The National School of the Arts. The four successful candidates will be contracted to the Marketing and Development Unit and guided by the Artistic Director of the NSA and the Heads of the specialist Art departments.

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CATHSSETA: The Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality, and Sport Sector Education and Training AuthorityOne intern will be placed in each of the specialist departments: art, dance, drama and music. Applicants should be based in Johannesburg and should be available weekdays during office hours and willing to work after hours when necessary.


A relevant degree or diploma in Arts (Management, admin, performance, development, or related field.) Candidates should indicate their creative preference and ability across the disciplines of art, dance, music or drama. A proficiency in graphic design will be an advantage.

Please ensure that applications are accompanied by a certified copy of ID and qualifications. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Preference will be given to designated groups including people with disabilities.

Interested persons are requested to send a cover letter and detailed CV to Charmaine Stander, follow this link or call 011 339 6539 (ext 208)

The closing date for applications is 1 June 2018. No incomplete or late applications will be considered. The National School of the Arts’ decision regarding selection is final and no further correspondence will be entered into.

Successful interns will be expected to enter into a 12-month contract commencing 1 August 2018.

Only those applicants required for an interview will be contacted.

The National School of the Arts is South Africa’s Leading School of Specialisation.

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