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Country/Project Coordinator for Armenia

Photo Documentalists Association

Industry: Project, Product Management
Deadline: 11/28/2022
City: Amenia
Employment type: Part time
Work experience: Senior

JOB DESCRIPTION OF COUNTRY/PROJECT COORDINATOR

Background

The Association of Photo Documentalists (APD), with the financial support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), is implementing the project “Documentary Photography in the South Caucasus” from November 2021 to October 2025. The project is based on a regional approach and sets the goal to support the development of documentary photography in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.

Among other activities, the project envisages the holding of the “Crystal Ball” contest for photo documentalists from the South Caucasus. The given contest will be followed by the annual exhibition in Tbilisi, Georgia where the best 15 projects from the South Caucasus will be presented. Throughout the lifetime of the project, five “Crystal Ball” contests for the South Caucasus photo documentalists are to be organized, with the subsequent exhibitions of the nominees and winners being held in Tbilisi.

Job Summary

In the frame of the SDC project, the Country/Project Coordinators are supporting the APD Tbilisi-based Director and Program Coordinator in representing the interests of APD in project partner countries. They are responsible for the management and support of the implementation of APD’s activities and projects in Armenia in line with the donor-approved project documents and Annual Work Plans.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the local photographers and photographers’ unions.
  • Mobilize the Armenian participants for the annual “Cristal Ball” contest in Tbilisi.
  • Support selected photo documentalists in the development of projects for the planned future exhibitions.
  • Have close coordination with and be accountable to the APD team based in Tbilisi and align their activities with the ones envisaged by the donor-approved project documents and Annual Work Plans.

Requirements:

  • At least a BA degree preferably in arts or related fields
  • Knowledge of languages: Armenian/English/ Russian
  • Preferably a professional art curator/gallerist or related fields
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Readiness to foster regional exchanges.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail.

Vacancy deadline:

The vacancy opens on November 14, 2022. All CVs in English must be received by 19:00 PM Georgian Time on November 28, 2022. Please send your CV

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