Suidoosterfees Chief Executive Officer
Cape Town, Western Cape
Posted 04 April 2019 - Closing Date 30 April 2019

Job Details

Job Description

Chief Executive Officer

Do you have a passion for the Arts?  Then the Suidoosterfees is looking for you!

The CEO will report directly to the board


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that the festival programme reflects the diversity and seamlessness of the festival mission and vision in shows and audiences, as well as in the office, suppliers, sponsors and partners
  • Researching festival shows and events to enhance the festival
  • Managing the financial aspects of the festival including fundraising and sponsorships
  • Strategic office management in collaboration with relevant role players in the arts industry and other art festivals in order to present a successful festival
  • Excellent social networking including media liaison inherent to marketing management



  • Thorough knowledge of the arts in general
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills, especially in Afrikaans
  • A tertiary qualification in the field of the arts will be beneficial
  • Innovative and creative thinking
  • Computer literacy
  • Valid driver’s licence with own transport
  • Often required to work long hours due to the size of the festival


Commencement of duty:  preferably 1 May or as soon as possible thereafter.


Closing date:  30 April 2019

Enquiries:  Brian Figaji