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30 Jun 2017

Senior Cultural Affairs Officer job | NL embassy in China



The Embassy of The Kingdom of the Netherlands in the People's Republic of China invites applications for the position of Senior Cultural Affairs Officer: Museum Cooperation/Film/Music and Literature. The post seems open to suitably qualified persons (language skills required: Dutch mother tongue, fluent English, preferably good proficiency in Chinese - check nationality requirements). The full-time job is based at the  Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands at Beijing.

Senior Cultural Affairs Officer – Museum cooperation/film/music/literature:

• is responsible for art & cultural disciplines (like: museum cooperation, film events and festivals, performing arts and literature);

• implements the Memorandum of Understanding that has been signed between the governments of China and the Kingdom of the Netherlands;

• maintains an adequate professional network with Chinese and Dutch government authorities and cultural organisations;

• contributes to the Dutch cultural policy and the Strategic Multi Annual Plan;

• develops and administers cultural projects;

• contributes to the general Press- and cultural department activities.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS / JOB REQUIREMENTS

• university education level;

• at least 3 years professional experience in the cultural field;

• specialisation in the following fields: museum cooperation, music, film, literature, performing arts;

• pro-active, creative and takes initiative, a team player, ability to work independently on projects with a positive constructive attitude;

• experienced in working with projects, used to work under deadlines, with an eye for detail;

• knowledge of Dutch and China's cultural structure, cultural policies, legislation as well as cultural developments (national and international);

• skills in analysing questions and answering them orally and in writing;

• effective networker in the cultural fields and working in such a way that the network can be easily shared with colleagues;

• Dutch language as mother tongue and fluent in English, preferably good proficiency in Chinese;

• good communicative skills;

• familiar with and knowledgeable of Western and Chinese culture and customs;

• loyal to Dutch interests.

Applicants are invited to send a motivation letter and resume in Dutch or English before June 30, 2017

For more details, read the full Job Description

Image: January 2017, the Netherlands Embassy hosted the closing ceremony of the documentary training workshop for young Chinese female filmmakers organized by the Chinese NGO Crossroads. More information