Saturday, January 11, 2014

Job Vacancy: Project Coordinator cum Administrator in Creative Arts Education


We are seeking for a dynamic and energetic individual:
  • Who believes in creative education for young people and community
  • Who enjoys working with young people and local community
  • Who enjoys processes than only result 


Position:  Project Co-ordinator cum administrator (full time)

Summary of position: To be responsible for general office administration and provide co-ordination support to on-going projects. 


  • To ensure correspondence and documents are filed appropriately.
  • To prepare reports and minutes, order office supplies and attend to visitors.
  • To keep inventory of products and manage sales.
  • To update organisation website and facebook.

Project co-ordination
  • To support on-going projects in terms of logistics and publicity
  • To track project milestones, budgets and prepare status reports.  
  • To co-ordinate between various stakeholders involved in the project such as suppliers, local community, volunteers and consultants. 
  • To lead and drive projects where appropriate in terms of planning and implementation.
  •  To manage project social media sites where relevant.
  •  To undertake other special assignments, ad-hoc functions and related duties as and when required. 

  • Bachelor Degree in Education, History, Arts, Social Sciences or Mass Communications or related experience 
  • Good inter-communication skills with people of various backgrounds
  • Strong written and spoken English and Bahasa Malaysia.
  • A team player with positive attitude and a passion for people and culture
  • Enjoys field work and willing to work flexi hours and week ends.
  • Savvy social media and computer skills.


To commensurate with relevant working experience.

Interested candidates please e-mail cv with expected salary to

About Arts-ED (Community-based Arts & Culture Education)

Arts-ED is a non-profit organisation based in Penang, Malaysia since 2000 which specialises in innovative community-based arts and culture education for young people and adult communities. The work of ARTS-ED is focused on empowering communities to develop awareness of their cultural assets through mapping, documentation, promotion and celebration of culture.

Arts-ED provides non-formal arts and culture education programs for young people, conducts research-type service in cultural mapping and community consultation, produces cultural events and publishes culture-related educational materials. Arts-ED works in collaboration with institutions, arts educators, artists, and community activists to promote culture education at a local and regional level.

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