The national contemporary dance company, ŻfinMalta Dance Ensemble, is seeking a new Artistic Director
This position calls for an individual to help develop and manage Malta’s national contemporary dance company.
The selected candidate will be able to provide an overall artistic vision and lead the company to fulfil its mission and vision whilst striving for quality and world-class excellence. The Artistic Director will be expected to develop the Dance Company’s annual programme of events encompassing the widest possible forms of artistic expression with the aim of reaching people of all ages and from all social groups whatever their cultural background. He or she will be a true cultural leader and would be expected to participate actively in advocacy for artistic, cultural and creative development on a national level as well as develop a strong agenda for international collaboration in European cultural networks and platforms and beyond.
Applicants should have a proven track record of their work internationally, be purposeful and motivated with excellent communication skills. Knowledge of Malta’s cultural sphere is essential.
The chosen candidate will be engaged on a three-year contract for service. Answerable to the Board of the ŻfinMalta Dance Ensemble, the chosen candidate is expected to lead the company, operating with flexible hours to meet the demands and requirements of the position. The chosen candidate will be required to work within the rules and regulations of the Malta Public Service.
The remuneration is of EUR31,500, excluding VAT, per year. Payment will be processed monthly by the ŻfinMalta Dance Ensemble on receipt of an invoice with a valid VAT number.
Closing date for applications is 17th March, 2017.
Interviews with shortlisted applicants will be held in Malta in April, 2017.
Photo by Darrin Zammit Lupi.