Avoin työpaikka: European Project Officer for Circostrada Network (Pariisi, Ranska)

ARTCENA is the National Centre for Circus, Street Arts, and Theatre. It was created by the French Ministry of Culture in 2016, as an open and lively rallying point bolstering the foundation and growth of circus, street arts, and theatre.

Circostrada is the European Network for Circus and Street Arts, an initiative coordinated by ARTCENA and supported by the French Ministry of Culture and the Creative Europe programme of the European Commission. Created in 2003 with the core mission of furthering the development, empowerment and recognition of these fields at European and international levels, it supports circus and street arts professionals by implementing a wide range of advocacy and capacity building initiatives: boosting professional exchange and innovation, gathering information and resources, fostering continuous training and knowledge-sharing. With more than 120 members from 35 countries, Circostrada is devoted to providing fertile ground for dialogue and discussion between all stakeholders operating in the fields of circus and street arts, fostering the construction of a collective European identity and advocating for a common understanding of culture as a vector of creativity, innovation and social cohesion.

Reporting to the Coordinator of Circostrada Network and Head of International Development at ARTCENA, your main duties will be:

  • To develop materials for and coordinate the outputsof the activities of Circostrada Network
  • To carry out administrative and financial monitoring of Circostrada Network’s activities
  • To oversee the work of several working groups within Circostrada Network
  • To contribute to the development of Circostrada Network’s project strategy
  • To contribute to the development of ARTCENA’s international projects

Person specification

  • Master’s degree (French Master 2 or equivalent) in cultural project management, with some initial proven experience supporting European and/or international activities
  • A good knowledge of the support initiatives available for European project
  • Highly independent, quick thinking, with organisational skills, rigour and the ability to see the big picture•Creativity, initiative, an ability to adapt and comfortable working in a team
  • Excellent communication and listening skills, interpersonal relations and diplomatic skills
  • Respect for the confidentiality of any information being handled and/or communicated
  • Fluent French and English essential (other languages an advantage)
  • A good command of Microsoft Office, use of the internet and other media
  • An interest in artistic creation and intercultural exchanges an advantage
  • Knowledge of contemporary circus and arts in public spaces an advantage

Role start date 28 October 2019
Closing date for applications 25 September 2019
Proposed remuneration: Permanent contract, full time, 39 hours per week
Group 5 of the CCNEAC (French national cultural employees’ pay scale), grade according to experience
Location Paris, France, travel within France and abroad expected

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