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Audiovisual Project Manager – Digital Lab Africa



The French Institute of South Africa is seeking to appoint an Audiovisual project manager for the Digital Lab Africa Program. The position is based in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Digital Lab Africa - DLA: the reference platform for next-gen content. Digital Lab Africa (DLA) is a platform and a call for projects dedicated to creative content linked with innovation in Africa. The very idea of DLA is to incubate next-gen creative talent by offering them a springboard to jump-start and accelerate their projects with the support and expertise of DLA partners & ecosystem (studios, event, producers, broadcasters, distributors, experts...). Tshimologong innovation precinct is DLA main Partner in South Africa.


Summary of duties:

  • Relations with DLA candidatures;
  • Coordination of their incubation program and the relationships with Digital Content Hubs and mentors;
  • Updating contact lists, animation of the website and social networks of the Digital Lab Africa;
  • Preparation of the incubation phase of the winning projects;
  • Design and Implement marketing, social media and public relations campaigns on projects and for Digital Lab Africa communication;
  • Coordination of relations with DLA partners;
  • Participation to the organisation of events.


Required skills:

  • Good writing skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Must be fully computer literate (MS Office Suite);
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Good knowledge of the audio-visual market (including digital content);
  • Knowledge of French language (ability to work in French) would be an advantage.


Qualifications and experience required:

  • Cultural project management or content production training;
  • Should have prior experience(s) in the coordination of cultural projects – 4 years minimum.


Open to:

Citizens or permanent residents in South Africa or applicants who are legally in a position to work in South Africa.



6 month fixed-term non-renewable  contract with a 1-month trial period; 40 hours a week – starting in May.
Gross salary: R 25 438 per month


To apply, please send CV with covering letter, to Erika Denis:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by April 30th 2018.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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