Program Assistant for the Cultural Department

Vacancy

The Goethe-Institut Nigeria in Lagos is looking for applications for a program assistant for the cultural department (40 Hours per week) as from September 01, 2019.

The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. We convey a comprehensive image of Germany by providing information about cultural, social and political life in our nation. Our cultural and educational programs encourage intercultural dialogue and enable cultural involvement. They strengthen the development of structures in civil society and foster worldwide mobility.
 
Responsibilities:
- Planning and organization of cultural events (technical and organizational preparation, reporting)
- Administration of cultural events (with Goethe-Software PPS)
- Correspondence
- Compiling and processing of information for planning sessions, program flyers, homepage, social media
- Assistance in public relations with partners and potential sponsors
- Assistance to Director 

Assistance with:
- Conceptualizing and planning of cultural programs
- Compilation and lay-out of print products for cultural department
- Public Relations
- Supervision of guests
- Time management in cultural department
- Administration of cultural events
- Public relations for cultural events 

Requirements:
- Good knowledge of German
- Strong capacities in conceptual and practical culture-related work
- Work experience in planning and organization of cultural events
- Very good knowledge of the cultural scene in Nigeria
- University diploma in relevant field
- High flexibility, commitment to work in a team
- Excellent computer skills (Office-tools, Internet, social media, etc.)
- Nigerian work permit 

We offer an interesting and responsible job in a vibrant and dynamic work environment. The contract of employment will be concluded under local law. Please send your application (including CV, letter of motivation, certificates and reference letters) to cathrene.nwaiku@goethe.de until June 5, 2019.