Chief Executive Officer (JB113)

Hiring Company:Kontak Recruitment
City / Town:Johannesburg
Job type:Full-Time

Website Kontak Recruitment

Kontak Recruitment

Chief Executive Officer (JB113)


R750 000 – R850 000 per annum Neg


5 years fixed term – extendable contract


An exciting opportunity exists for a CEO with a great passion for the music and arts industry. Seeking a CEO with an outgoing personality with exceptional knowledge and experience within the music and recording industry locally in South Africa and internationally.


The CEO would be responsible for the strategic leadership, artistic direction and overall management of the organization.

The responsibilities would include:

Strategic leadership

Creating artistic vision

Governance and operations management

People management and planning

Fundraising – sponsorships, networking and brand building

Interacting with artists, sponsors, funders, unions, musicians and funders etc.


Educational requirements:

Post Graduate degree or equivalent in the field of the performing arts and or arts administration as well as business related.

Extensive knowledge of the local and international music and recording industry

5-6 years senior and/or executive management experience

Evidence of successful track record in delivering an artistic programme which caters for multi-cultural audiences

Knowledge of the cultural institutions act will be recommended and an advantage


The CEO should have the following competencies:

Strategic management

Artistic programming

Business planning and design

Understanding of the public sector planning and reporting

Demonstratable understanding of financial management, board packs, CEO reports, management reports

Communication skills

Analytical skills

Good interpersonal skills

Travelling is a prerequisite and additional hour is and essential requirement. Music and cultural festivals and the likes will be attended both locally and internationally.


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