Arts Council Malta is recruiting for the position of Head Creative Europe Desk – Culture

The role of Head (Culture) of the Creative Europe Desk is to promote the funding programme on a national level whilst assisting applicants in developing projects, preparing funding applications and building international partnerships. Arts Council Malta is the National Agency for Development and Investment in the cultural and creative sectors.

 

Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • Candidates must be in possession of a recognized Master’s qualification at MQF Level 7 in Cultural Management or European Studies or in relevant areas to be specified or a comparable professional qualification plus 2 years’ relevant work experience of which one (1) year must be in a management position comparable to Scale 7 level or higher in the Public Service;

OR

  • Candidates must be in possession of a recognised Bachelor’s qualification at MQF Level 6 in Cultural Management or European Studies or relevant areas, plus three (3) years relevant work experience of which one (1) year must be in a management position comparable to Scale 7 level or higher in the Public Service;

AND must have

  • In-depth knowledge of cultural policy, creative industries and the creative economy.
  • An understanding of Government policy, incentives and the legislation relating to the Cultural and Creative Sectors (CCS) and international development of the CSS.

 

Competencies:

  • Publicising and promoting the Creative Europe Programme (2014-2020) and the subsequent programme, at a national level, while informing professionals in the sector of the support available in the Culture sub-programme;

  • Jointly administering the funds (together with Head, Creative Europe Desk: Media) provided by the Maltese Government and by the European Commission for the Creative Europe Programme;

  • Encouraging and facilitating participation in the programme by the widest number of professionals working in the Culture sector, including but not limited to the organisation of events and activities targeting the sector;

  • Giving technical assistance to candidates on the presentation of applications under the Culture sub-programme and, if required, directing them in the choice of any other more suitable mechanism to support their project;

  • Having a sound knowledge of national and EU culture institutions and platforms in order to stimulate cross-border cooperation between professionals and networks in the sector;

  • Ensuring consistent contact with the various local and EU institutions giving support to the sector, thereby contributing to complementarities between the actions of the Creative Europe Programme and other national and European support measures;

  • Maintaining a link with other information offices in Malta in order to be in a position to guide potential applicants on the community programmes available most appropriate to their needs;

  • Proving feedback and consultation to the Arts Council Malta, and the Ministry on questions, issues and positions in relation to the Culture sector;


The duties of the Head, Creative Europe Desk (Culture), include the following:

  • Publicising and promoting the Creative Europe Programme (2014-2020) and the subsequent programme, at a national level, while informing professionals in the sector of the support available in the Culture sub-programme;
  • Jointly administering the funds (together with Head, Creative Europe Desk: Media) provided by the Maltese Government and by the European Commission for the Creative Europe Programme;

  • Encouraging and facilitating participation in the programme by the widest number of professionals working in the Culture sector, including but not limited to the organisation of events and activities targeting the sector;

  • Giving technical assistance to candidates on the presentation of applications under the Culture sub-programme and, if required, directing them in the choice of any other more suitable mechanism to support their project;

  • Having a sound knowledge of national and EU culture institutions and platforms in order to stimulate cross-border cooperation between professionals and networks in the sector.

  • Ensuring consistent contact with the various local and EU institutions giving support to the sector, thereby contributing to complementarities between the actions of the Creative Europe Programme and other national and European support measures;

  • Maintaining a link with other information offices in Malta in order to be in a position to guide potential applicants on the community programmes available most appropriate to their needs;

  • Proving feedback and consultation to the Arts Council Malta, and the Ministry on questions, issues and positions in relation to the Culture sector;

 

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, kindly apply by sending a CV on vacancies@artscouncilmalta.org by 19/04/2019

Jobsplus permit number 174/2019.