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Arts House Limited (AHL) is a not-for-profit organisation committed to enriching lives through the arts. AHL manages two key landmarks located in the heart of Singapore’s Civic District – The Arts House, a multidisciplinary arts centre with a focus on literary programming, and the Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall, a heritage building that is home to the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. It also runs the Goodman Arts Centre and Aliwal Arts Centre, two creative enclaves for artists, arts groups and creative businesses, and performing arts space Drama Centre. AHL presents the Singapore International Festival of Arts, the annual pinnacle celebration of performance and interdisciplinary arts in Singapore commissioned by the National Arts Council.

AHL was set up in 11 Dec 2002 as a public company under the National Arts Council and was formerly known as The Old Parliament House Limited. It was officially renamed Arts House Limited on 19 Mar 2014.
 

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  • Deputy Head, Marketing & Communications
  • Senior Manager, Event Marketing
  • Content Manager
  • Graphic and Web Designer
  • Executive, Finance

Please submit your applications to hr@artshouse.sg. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 


Head, Business Development

Responsibilities & Duties: 

Business Development

  • Develop, review and report on the business development department’s long-term growth strategy, ensuring the strategic objectives are well understood and executed.
  • Forming strategic partnership with other organizations and the management to leverage their existing networks.
  • Working closely with members of business development team to identify opportunities and generate new business.
  • Oversee the day to day management of the business development team and ensure the effective achievement of the business development functional objectives, by setting clear objectives to maximize individual and departmental performance.
  • Analyse existing market strategies and make changes, where appropriate, to promote AHL venues as the preferred venues for arts events and commercial activities.   
  • Review, develop and implement new business initiatives and setting new targets for the business development team.
  • Monitors external and internal environment for development of new market segments.
  • Working with marketing team to devise marketing materials and tools to support the business development team.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive internal and external marketing plan to drive the business development team in increasing revenue and profits.

 

Communications and administration

  • Manage, monitor and communicate the financial and physical resources, administration and budgeting for the team.
  • Maintain close communications with internal function partners (such as Marketing, Facilities Management, Venue Managers, etc.) to ensure excellent customer services and the selling of venue facilities.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as and when assigned by AHL Management

 

Position Requirements: 

  • Degree in Marketing, Business Management or relevant discipline.
  • At least 12 years in sales, marketing or business development with proven records in meeting business targets or revenues.
  • Sound commercial skills
  • Previous experience in venue hire or leasing operations are desirable.
  • Possess good communication, writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess good organisational and leadership skills.
  • Able to work independently and effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Possess tact, diplomacy and a keen sense for details.


Deputy Head, Marketing & Communications

Responsibilities & Duties:

Marketing Communications

  • Develop a robust marketing and communications strategy and implementation plan which encompass social media and digital marketing, email campaigns, traditional advertising and marketing activities, PR and other communication vehicles, including new social platforms, video and other multi-media tools, and will be designed and developed based on research conducted to understand AHL’s multiple stakeholders and customers
  • Manage the AHL brand, including brand tracking, brand sign-off process, and guideline that maintain consistent messaging, tone of voice and visual identity across all communications. 
  • Coordinate the appearance of all AHL print and electronic materials such as letterhead, use of logo, brochures, etc.
  • Ensure that AHL regularly conducts relevant market research and coordinate and oversee this activity.
  • Coordinate media interest in AHL and ensure regular contact with target media and appropriate response to media requests
  • Act as AHL’s representative with the media
  • Establish and drive internal and external communications strategy that positively affects employees’ and customers’ understanding, engagement and commitment with the result of an even stronger connection to the organization 
  • Actively lead, mentor and manage the Marketing Communications team to produce high quality publications and materials on time and within budget
  • Leads projects as assigned, such as cause-related marketing and special events.
  • To carry out and assume any other duties and responsibilities as and when assigned by the AHL Management. 

 

Planning and budgeting

  • Develop the department’s strategic short and long term plan, which address critical issues in the marketing and communications area.  The plan will set out objectives for each strategic area of the department and outlines plans and budget for achieving those objectives. 
  • Drive continual process improvements and implement best practices to the smooth operations of the marketing communications functions.
  • Keep informed of development in the field of marketing, communications and public relations, not-for-profit management and governance

 

Position Requirements:  

  • University graduate in business, marketing, communications or an equivalent combination of education, training and expertise. 
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant work experience in public relations, corporate communications and marketing communications
  • Experience in branding and digital communications
  • Strong communicator with excellent written, presentation, verbal communications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership skills with organizational ability and ability to motivate and influence others
  • Financial budgeting experience

  

Senior Manager, Events Marketing

Responsibilities & Duties:

Marketing

  • Identify and develop event marketing and communications campaigns for festivals/ events which encompass social media, email, traditional advertising, PR, festival branding, etc.  
  • Develop content framework and promotional calendar including pre, during and post festivals/ events ensuring consistency of message across all communications.
  • Provide pre and post festivals/ events reports for each programme outlining feedback for general reporting, evaluation and review, establishing measurable tracking methods, identification and implementation of best practices in all aspects of festivals/ events planning process, execution and review. 
  • Develop strategic partnerships and co-marketing opportunities with arts industry, associations and partners.
  • Work closely with marketing, PR and management to achieve business goals through event marketing.
  • Gather and analyse market intelligence, including market trend and consumer behavoiur.
  • To carry out and assume any other duties and responsibilities as and when assigned by the AHL Management.

 

Planning & Budgeting

  • Responsible in assembling of financial forecast and budget creation for the festivals/ events marketing.
  • Maintain close relationship with Finance team to coordinate the management of marketing budget for festivals/ events including tracking of expenses, purchase orders, etc
  • Analyze event, festival and competitive data.  Utilize meaningful and relevant data to improve effectiveness of festivals/ events. 

 

Position Requirements:

  • Possess a Degree in Marketing, Communications or relevant field
  • Minimum 7 to 10 years of event marketing experience
  • Experience in marketing and communications, digital marketing
  • People management skills are essential
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high-energy work environment
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Ability to interface with and manage vendor
  • Technical knowledge of on-line event management tools

 

Content Manager

Responsibilities & Duties 

  • Oversees content on all AHL websites, ensuring content is engaging and relevant.
  • Drive the development of creative cross-platform content for achieving communications, marketing and brand objectives. This will include social media, video and blogs.
  • Working closely with the marketing and communications team to devise digital content and editorial strategy that aligns with the organization’s wider goals.  Work with digital marketing manager in ensuring content is fit for purpose for and delivered to target audiences.
  • Manage content distribution to online channels and social media platforms to increase web traffic. 
  • Monitor web traffic and metrics to identify best practices
  • Creation of an editorial calendar for timely and strategic content ideas throughout the year. 
  • Keeping up to date with industry best practice and monitoring content activities of other arts centres and festivals websites.
  • Monitoring and analysis of online statistics including social ad web traffic, user demographics, and content performance to inform content strategy.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as and when assigned by AHL Management

 

Position Requirements:  

  • Possess a Degree in Journalism, Marketing or relevant field
  • At least 4 years’ work experience as a journalist, preferably multimedia, and 2 years as a content manager managing in-house brand content
  • Strong editorial and news judgement
  • Highly articulate and versatile writer with excellent editorial skills; solid command of English with second language ability preferable.
  • Knowledge of video production and storytelling across platforms
  • Creative with an ability to conceptualise content ideas for diverse communications and marketing campaigns
  • Basic technical knowledge of HTML and working knowledge with CMS platforms
  • Knowledge of SEO and content optimisation web traffic metrics
  • Familiar with latest social media trends and content demands
  • Good organizational and time-management skills

 

Graphic and Web Designer

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Production of brand identities and concepts for AHL’s art centres and multidisciplinary programmes
  • Development and execution of visual concepts for marketing and communication campaigns
  • Design and production of marketing and communications materials both digital and print, including EDMs, marketing collateral and social media content
  • Design and ongoing development of AHL’s websites and pages with view to brand consistency and optimization of layout and user experience
  • Design and develop user interfaces for online and mobile platforms 

 

Position Requirements: 

  • Candidate must possess at least a post graduate diploma/professional degree in Art/Design/Creative Multimedia or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in related field
  • Good communications skills and ability to work as part of an integrated marketing communications team including a senior designer
  • Strong portfolio in graphic and web design
  • Experience with creative brainstorming, creative brief development and creative execution
  • Excellent knowledge in image editing tools, (Eg.Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc), web editing tools (Eg. Dreamweaver, Flash, etc) and use of Html, CSS and JavaScript for UI design purpose
  • Working experience in and understanding of interaction and UI design
  • Able to work independently and effectively in a fast-paced environment, and under pressure to meet tight deadlines

 

Senior Executive, Human Resource (1-year contract)

Responsibilities & Duties:

1. Recruitment:

  • Ensure that the requesting departments comply with the Recruitment Policy by filing the proper job requisitions documents to HR for action (e.g. management’s approval, job description) etc.
  • Sourcing for suitable candidates such as placing of advertisements, etc.
  • Ensuring adherence to government regulations on recruitment such as wording in advertisement, placing the advertisement on Jobbank, etc.
  • Maintaining and updating the database of candidates in compliance within the PDPA framework.
  • Arrange for interviews and timely communications with shortlisted candidates.
  • Prepare the logistics for the interviews.
  • Performing background verifications of the shortlisted candidates.
  • Communicating the offers to the selected candidates.

 

2. Induction and Orientation

  • Timely preparation of offer letters to the selected candidates.
  • Collecting and collating all relevant documents to build a Personal File for each selected candidates
  • Prepare the necessary onboarding administrative detail such as printing name cards, allocation of work station and stationery, setting up of computer, etc.

Conduct orientation for new staff on their 1st day of work.

3. Performance Evaluation

  • The timely sending out of performance evaluation forms to departments for the purposes of staff confirmations, annual performance evaluations, contract renewals, etc.
  • Close follow up to ensure the timely return and completion of the above.
  • Secure the instructions of the HR Manager on the next step of action.

 

4. Payroll & Training Administration:

  • Close follow up with departments for the submissions of payroll documents such as overtime claims, time cards, etc.
  • Computation of overtime and other payments.
  • Running the monthly payroll and preparing the journal.
  • Sourcing of training providers.
  • Registration of staff for training.
  • Close follow up with the trainees for the submission of training reports.
  • Scan copies of training manual/hand-outs and upload them into shared drives for sharing with other staff.
  • Submission for training grants.


 5. Managing the E-Leave System:

  • Keeping track of the attendance of staff by conducting regular audit of the e-leave system.
  • Close follow up for the submissions of medical certificates and other certificates that are required as evidence for the applications of certain leaves.
  • Liaise with the vendor on any technical hitch to the system.
  • Maintaining the E-Leave System.


6. Tracking of Staff Benefits 

  • Keeping records of staff benefits reimbursements including dental, arts appreciation, etc.
  • Liaise with insurer on medical and insurance submissions.

 

7. Staff Events

  • Assist in planning of company events or activities on occasions by management’s approval
  • Assist in the logistics and coordination leading up to the events including sourcing for caterers, venues, event planner, etc.
  • Work closely with HR Manager in ensuring the successful execution of staff events.

 

Position Requirement:

  • Degree or Diploma Business Management or related discipline. 
  • Possessing a HR Diploma or Certificate from a local recognised body is an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in using and applying MS Office at work.
  • At least 2 years relevant experience in Human Resource Administration.
  • Possess good communication, writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess good organisational and leadership skills
  • Able to work independently and effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Has a keen sense of confidentiality and discernment.

 

Executive, Finance

Responsibilities

  • Perform either AR or AP functions; job rotation expected.
  • Assists in accounts closure, reporting and compliance.
  • Contribute to systems improvement works.

 

Requirements

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent.
  • Audit exposure and/or other relevant experience.
  • Team player with commitment, initiative and drive.
  • Preferably able to start work immediately.



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