UNIDO National Creative Hub Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia
UNIDO National Creative Hub Coordinator Jobs in EthiopiaProject ContextA Creative Hub can be defined as “a space that induce creative thinking, which is a combination of creativity, curiosity and communication”.
Additionally, it is a “place, real or virtual, where designers meet ordinary people to bring creative influences and creative acts.”
The creative hub is also a platform that offers services and spaces to creative start-ups and designers, in order to foster innovation and development by improving creativity and access for capital which is necessary to initiate a new business.
The Creative Hub Coordinator position is focused on scaling up and performing the aforementioned activities at different levels: national, regional (Africa) and international.
Elaborate and coordinate the development strategy of the Hub for the next 5 years, with a particularly focus on creating networks at continental and international level.
Manage day to day initiatives and operations.
Responsible for organizing initiatives and events promoted by the Hub and set up synergies with regional-international hubs: facilitating the collaboration between the business world as well as stimulating new inspirations/ideas, networking, sharing achieved results, and exchanging best practices.
Create and maintain networking contacts with a focus on establishing synergies with social innovation’s organizations: networking events with public actors (universities, schools, public institutions, etc.) and private individuals (companies, associations, NGO's, etc.).
Promote cultural and business activities to stimulate multidisciplinary debate and exchange: efficiently provide incubation service practices for start-ups and possibly accompanying investments led by international investors.
Manage local, regional and international relations of the Hub.
Manage, oversee and direct all aspects of the Hub’s operation including letting, memberships, finance, sales, marketing, and events.
Create a collaborative environment among creative hub members through events or other focused initiatives.
Ensure that workspaces are fully operational, and processes are running smoothly.
Maximize the Hub’s revenue by implementing proper cost-control measures, using commercial fairs to proactively promote the hub’s products/services. Getting involved international donors.
Establish the Hub as both an arts/ enterprise industry landmark and an active environment for the creative mind.
Strive to make Hub a wonderful place for all.
We live and act with integrity work honestly, openly and impartially.
We show professionalism work hard and competently in a committed and responsible manner.
We respect diversity work together effectively, respectfully and inclusively, regardless of our differences in culture and perspective.
We focus on people cooperate to fully reach our potential –and this is true for our colleagues as well as our clients.
Emotional intelligence and receptiveness are vital parts of our UNIDO identity.
Advanced university degree in Economics, Development, Business Administration, Communication, Marketing or other relevant discipline with a specialization in creativity promotion.
Fluency in written and spoken English and Amharic is required.
Fluency and/or working knowledge of another official UN language and other Ethiopian languages is an asset.
Field of Expertise
A minimum of 7 years practical experience in the field of creative/marketing industries sector and/or business start-ups, with particular emphasis on Customer service and/or sales experience.
Previous experience in cultural products marketing.
Familiarity with local institutions and, developing and maintaining key stakeholder relations is an asset, including experience at the international level involving technical cooperation in developing countries.
Exposure to the needs, conditions and problems in developing countries.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; UNIDO National Creative Hub Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia
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