Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Officer

Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Officer

The above one-year contract exists within the SAMRO Foundation. The position is to manage the projects of the SAMRO Music Archive and work with the Stakeholders of the organization and is based at the SAMRO Foundation in Braamfontein. A negotiable remuneration package is offered commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The ideal candidate is one who has successfully completed a degree or equivalent, as well as have experience in music and/or arts administration, or have at least 3 years business incubation experience in the arts.  The candidate will have an understanding of music development as well as events management; coupled with experience and understanding of the arts sector.  

Experience in the following areas will be ideal:

  • Arts & Culture Management
  • Marketing and PR
  • Incubation of small businesses
  • Legal: Business Compliance, Policy and Contracts
  • Networking and relationship building

The following will be required:

  • Meticulous administrative abilities
  • Excellent literacy skills including comprehensive reading, and writing and editing texts for various publications, proposals and reports
  • External partnership development
  • Public communications (Events, Media, Social Media etc…)
  • Overseeing workshops & presentations
  • Attention to detail


  • A positive self-motivated extroverted personality
  • Team ethic
  • Situational empathy
  • Integrity

Knowledge of general office systems and basic word processing skills are vital, while some data processing knowledge would be helpful. A valid driver’s license with own vehicle is essential.

If you feel that you meet the requirements of the above role please forward your CV to

All positions will be filled in line with our EE policy. Closing date: 31 July 2017.

The SAMRO Foundation (NPC) is an independently registered not-for-profit company that manages the Corporate Social Investment (CSI) and music education programmes of the Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) Group. The SAMRO Foundation has numerous stakeholders and through our Stakeholder Hub we build relationships with other arts organizations and help incubate their growing businesses. The foundation’s key projects include Concerts SA which was set up, in partnership with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to help stimulate the live music scene in South Africa, the SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition, and the SAMRO Music Archive. For further information on the Foundation and its projects visit and