Al Kamandjâti association is a Palestinian non-profit organization aiming at supporting the education and schooling of Palestinian children, especially those living in refugee camps in Palestine and Lebanon, by improving their access to music as well as galvanizing Palestinian cultural life and transmitting Palestinian cultural heritage.
Al Kamandjâti association is currently seeking to recruit a qualified candidate for the position of:
Job Title: Executive Director Organization: Al Kamandjâti Association
Location: Ramallah office
Position: full time
Starting date: as soon as possible
The incumbent reports to the Board of Directors of Al Kamandjâti Association
-Master Degree in Management or Art Management
-Master Degree in Music
-At least 7 years of management experience, preferable within INGO
-Solid people and communication skills
-Good computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet)
-Excellent organizational skills
-Pedagogue, group leader, manager and project manager skills
-Fluent in English and Arabic; a third language would be a plus
-Ability to work in a team and under pressure
-In-depth knowledge of the Palestinian musical and cultural sectors
-Organize and coordinate all administrative actions of the association.
-Build, implement and improve a coherent academic and pedagogic program for the association, including an evaluation and examination system.
-Conceive and supervise the artistic aspects of all festivals, concerts and other events organized and implemented by the association.
-Administer the funds of the organization according to the approved budgets.
-Work closely with the Board to develop and implement a long term Strategic Plan.
-Represent the organization at community and international activities to enhance the organization's profile.
-Establish good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with community groups, funders and other organizations to help achieve the goals of the organization.
-This position requires evening and week-end availability punctually.
All applicants who meet the minimum requirements are kindly requested to forward a copy of their CV’s in English; with a cover letter by e-mail to: info alkamandjati.org indicating the specific position in the subject line of the e-mail. Closing date for applications is Saturday 1st of March , 2014.
Note: applications not including all of the above information will not be reviewed. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.