Market Theatre Foundation Offers 17 Internships Positions To Youths. R5,000 Per Month

Market Theatre Foundation Offers 17 Internships Positions To Youths. R5,000 Per Month

Market Theatre Foundation and Yes4Youth have provided 17 young people from historically underserved neighborhoods the chance to reenter the workforce via a sponsored internship program.

The 17 selected candidates will each get a 12-month fixed contract worth R5,000 per month, allowing them to acquire experience working at the Market Theatre Foundation, a significant and well-known cultural institution, and to develop as creatives with a lateral mindset.

Successful interns will work with interesting coworkers, learn a variety of skills that will provide priceless work experience, and possibly connect with people who could offer future permanent career opportunities in the creative arts industries – as well as in alternative career fields – by accepting one of the many internship positions offered by the Market Theatre Foundation.

The Market Theatre Foundation is offering the following 17 internships.

STAGE MANAGER X2

(Ref: 2022/11/STM)

Requirements

  • Degree/Diploma Performing Arts, relevant Theatre Qualifications
  • Ability to manage and motivate a team of people in a very stressful environment
  • Able to work under pressure

RECEPTIONIST

(Ref: 2022/11/RT)

Requirements

  • Diploma in Office Admin or equivalent Knowledge of Administrative and clerical procedures
  • Knowledge of computers and relevant software application
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices
  • People and communication skills
  • Ability to operate a switchboard

SOUND TECHNICIAN INTERN

(Ref: 2022/11/ST)

Requirements

  • Degree/Diploma in sound technology/engineering, performing arts
  • This position will suit a sound engineering graduate or a person with previous sound experience.
  • Programming cues with a mixing console for a shows or events.
  • Operating analogue or digital mixing consoles for shows and events.

BOX OFFICE ADMIN INTERN

(Ref: 2022/11/BOA)

Requirements

  • Matric and certificate in bookkeeping/customer service
  • Ticket sales
  • Banking
  • Record management and administrative functions
  • Weekly reporting of sales to management

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN x2

(Ref: 2022/11/SOM)

Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of campaign management from conceptualisation to execution
  • Awareness of the nature and role of theatre and entertainment industries.
  • Hands on experience with social media monitoring
  • Ability to interpret social media traffic, impressions, target and audience
  • Knowledge of online marketing
  • A relevant degree/diploma in Marketing, Brand Communications, Media studies.

LIBRARY ASSISTANT

(Ref: 2022/11/LA)

Requirements

  • Helping students and colleagues locate books.
  • Checking books in and out at the front desk.
  • Sorting and shelving books according to their categorization.
  • Maintaining records of books taken out and books brought back.
  • Cataloging new arrivals.

MARKETING ASSISTANT

(Ref: 2022/11/MA)

Requirements

  • A Marketing Degree or equivalent qualification is essential for this internship
  • Good communication skills
  • Target driven
  • Ability to cope with rejection.
  • Ability to remain calm in fast-paced environments
  • Structured individual, with good time management

RESEARCH AND ARCHIVING x1

(Ref: 2022/11/RAA)

Requirements

  • Tertiary qualification in Humanities (qualification in Photography, visual and heritage archives will be advantageous)
  • Computer skills (Mac and PC, Excel and Word, E-mail
  • Be driven and passionate about photography and the importance of archives for South Africa’s future
  • Be able to work under pressure, unsupervised and show strong initiative
  • Show a critical awareness of the nature and role of photography, archives in general, and of the education and development landscape for African practitioners
  • Background and understanding of Arts, Culture and Heritage-related industries will be advantageous

Lighting Technician Intern

(Ref:2022/11/LIGI)

Requirements

  • Operating lighting desks and cues during technical get in and performances and efficiently operating effects equipment as per SM cues.
  • Read and interpret light plots, cue sheets, and other technical documents
  • Assist in the load – in and load – out of lighting in the theatre venue
  • A Ndip/Degree in Lighting or relevant qualification
  • Applying technical knowledge of lighting to achieve the determined artistic objectives.
  • Repairing or replacing light bulbs or tubes in light fixtures, or replacing entire light fixture when needed

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT

(Ref: 2022/11/TA)

Requirements

  • Degree/Diploma Performing Arts or relevant Theatre qualifications
  • Ability to manage and motivate a team of people in a very stressful environment
  • Maintains all department equipment and ensure they conform to all maintenance and service procedures and are in good working order
  • Programming cues with a mixing console for shows or events
  • Knowledge of sound/lighting

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

(Ref: 2022/11/SCM)

Requirements

  • National Diploma/degree or diploma related to Supply Chain Management
  • Acquire quotations in compliance with guidelines stated in the procurement policy
  • Facilitate gathering and return of quotations to project managers to allow assessment of responses and finalize the selection of service providers
  • Keep track of control documentation, business procedures and processes in relation to supplier requirements and applications

MAINTENANCE INTERN

(Ref: 2022/11/MI)

Requirements

  • Experience with hardware tools and electrical equipment
  • Basic understanding of electrical, plumbing or HVAC systems
  • Basic math skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Health & Safety experience will be advantageous.

HUMAN RESOURCES INTERN

(Ref: 2022/11/HR)

Requirements

  • Degree/Ndip HRM, or any relevant qualification
  • Basic knowledge of South African labor laws
  • Accountable and able to handle confidential matters
  • Organized and attention to detail

PRODUCING ADMINISTRATOR

(Ref:2022/11/PA)

Requirements

  • Degree/Ndip in Office Administration or equivalent or arts related qualification
  • Applicants will assist Producer and Assistant Producer with the administration of quotations and contracts
  • computer literate
  • basic accounting, communication, and project management skills
  • Assist Production department with the drafting and maintenance of schedules

MEDIA INTERN

 REF:2022/11/MDI

Requirements

  • Relevant qualification – in media or marketing.
  • knowledge and skill on Adobe Suite
  • Consolidation of material for publications, brochures, post cards etc while ensuring high standards.
  • Design media materials according to MPW corporate identity and templates as needed.
  • Maintenance of templates and media image archives.
  • Follow project plans pertaining to media and publicity including logistical design and time frames.
  • Deal with administrative matters, such as quoting

HOW TO APPLY

REQUIREMENTS

  • 21 -35 years
  • 12 months fixed term contract – 1 January 2023 – 31 December 2023
  • Applicants need to register on the Yes Youth –https://www.yes4youth.co.za/.
  • Proof of Yes Youth registration – Screen shot will suffice
  • Certificated copy of ID and Affidavit stating that the applicant is currently unemployed prior to commencing the programme
  • Copy of CV with reference’s contact details and
  • 3 years completed degree/diploma from a recognised institution of higher learning in the Republic of South Africa.
  • Knowledge of or an interest in the creative arts would be an advantage but is not a requirement.

Interested persons who meet the requirements are invited to send a concise CV to the Human Resources Department via e-mail to vacancies@markettheatre.co.za

Please indicate the reference number of the post, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.

Should you not hear from us within 30 days after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE APPLICATIONS: 28 November 2022

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