(Fixed term contract for 4 Months)

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT), South Africa’s premier independent arts, culture and creativity funding and development agency based in Johannesburg is looking for a well-organised, creative and results-oriented Project Coordinator for a limited contract.

The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and providing support to ACT’s special projects and functions. The role requires the incumbent to be available on a full-time basis and be able to work no less than 40 hours a week for the duration of the contract. Proven skills in the areas of administration, event and logistical coordination are an essential requirement for the position.

The ideal candidate will have traceable experience in an arts and culture environment; the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced office setting; excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills as well as an analytical mindset with problem-solving skills. A sound knowledge of the South African arts landscape will also be a key to success.


  • Strong project coordination and organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to communicate in more than 3 official languages in SA will be advantageous
  • Attention to detail;
  • Knowledge of the South African arts and culture landscape
  • Be able and willing to travel nationally.

All applicants must submit a letter of motivation and a full CV. Please include the contact details of two referees. Applications to be emailed with the subject line:  ‘Project Coordinator 2019’ in the subject line to info@act.org.za before Wednesday 19 June 2019.

Please note that this is a fixed-term contract for 4 months commencing on 01 July 2019 and that the position is based in Johannesburg. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. ACT reserves the right to not make an appointment. If you have not heard from us in seven working days after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

For more information go to www.act.org.za


The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is South Africa’s premier independent arts funding and development agency. The primary aim of ACT is to increase the amount of funding available for arts and culture initiatives, and to apply these funds to innovative, sustainable projects that make a meaningful contribution to society. Through structured funding programmes, ACT provides support for all expressions of arts and culture, including literature, music, visual art, theatre and dance. The support extends to festivals, community arts initiatives, arts management, arts education and arts administration.