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Music Crossroads International

Project Management Internship

Company description

Music Crossroads is a non-profit organisation which uses the power of music education, professional training, live performances and promotion of young talents to support the development of the music education sector and the music industry in the culturally rich southern African region.

Our unique Music Crossroads Academies in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, established in April 2013, empower talented young musicians with an affordable and innovative music education program, and the necessary tools for a career in music.

Music Crossroads was initiated in 1995 by Jeunesses Musicales International (JMI), the world’s largest youth-music network, organising annual festivals, international band tours, and training many young talents in Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe, with established independent Music Crossroads entities. One of the biggest and most exciting cultural development initiatives in Africa, the Music Crossroads program has involved more than 150,000 young musicians and reached more than a million audiences in southern Africa.

Music Crossroads’ mission is to empower people in Africa through music!

Job description

Music Crossroads International is looking for an experienced young professional looking to gain valuable insight into the field of international development work in arts and culture in a diverse, fast-paced environment.

You will be responsible for:

(i) Assisting in the effective management of projects and its activities;
(ii) Contributing to the development of initiatives for future projects (fundraising, grant applications, research of sponsors/grants, etc.);
(iii) Helping with administrative tasks across the organisation with its partners in Africa.

MCI empowers and educates young musicians in Africa, it is a program of Jeunesses Musicales International and is a truly international organization - you will communicate with individuals from a variety of different cultures and backgrounds.

You should be flexible, a quick learner, and possess the ability to take initiative. You must have proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience with Adobe PhotoshopIllustrator and InDesign is a plus.

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Requirements:

(i) University degree or equivalent (Bachelor or Master);
(ii) Excellent spoken and written English - Portuguese is a plus;
(iii) Good creative writing skills;
(iv) Experience with Office Suite;
(v) Experience with Africa is a plus.

Previous experience in any of the following areas is a plus:

(i) Project Management;
(ii) Grant Application;
(iii) Communication/Marketing.

We offer

The opportunity to gain work experience and insight into the field of international development work in arts and culture, in an international, diverse and fast-paced environment. Work with individuals from a variety of different cultures and backgrounds.

Working hours:

Full time: Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 17:00 (unless agreed upon a minimum 3 days prior)

Start date: 04/09/2017 - Length: 3 months minimum

Compensation:

The intern will be compensated on:

(i) Monthly travel card (50 EUR a month)
(ii) Food allowance (6 EUR a day)

Application process:

Please, send your application to the email (applicationsATmusic-crossroads.net) indicating ''Project Management Internship'' as subject of the email. Only these applications will be taken into account.

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