Cape Craft & Design Institute ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Die Kaapse Instituut vir Handwerk & Ontwerp IZiko Lasekapa Lobuchule Nobugcisa Faculty of Built Environment & Design, Administration Building, Room 2.403, P O Box 652, Cape Technikon, 8001. Telephone: 27 (0)21 460-3982 Fax: 27 (0)21 460-3553 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org NEWSLETTER : 27 January 2003 Dear Craft Partners, Please take not of the three 1-year posts and two 8-month posts that will be advertised shortly. This reflects the kind of specialized service that we would like to offer the members of the Craft Partnership Forum during this coming year. There are also two news items at the end of the newsletter. Kind regards. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Cape Craft & Design Institute (CCDI) provides logistical, technical, mentoring and product development and design support to SMME’s in the craft and hand-manufacturing sector. The Institute, based at the Cape Technikon, has been running for one year and is expanding its capacity to meet growing demands. Applications for the following posts are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons: 1 YEAR CONTRACTS,, wiith the possiibiilliity of extensiion 1 YEAR CONTRACTS w th the poss b ty of extens on Administrative Officer Your main responsibilities will be: Bookkeeping Financial processing, financial reports, record-keeping, banking and payments Budget control and financial tracking of fund allocation. Administration Establish and maintain administrative systems Process and maintain records of agreements Maintain database Provide support to programme staff Secretarial Answer telephone and respond to queries Maintain office records Assist in organising meetings, functions, workshops and seminars Perform secretariate function for meetings as required Assist with documentation and report preparation Organise travel arrangements Act in secretarial support capacity to Director. As the successful candidate you have a Degree/diploma in Financial Accounting 3 years of experience in bookkeeping computer literacy in standard word processing, financial packages and office management systems. You are a culturally sensitive individual with strong interpersonal skills a self-starter that pays attention to detail. Salary: R7000/m and a 13th cheque. Starting date: 1 March 2003 or as soon thereafter. Craft Business Development & Lead Project Manager Your main responsibilities will be the management of Lead Craft Projects in the Western & Northern Cape; and the development of a Craft Business Development Service. Lead Project Implementation Manage consultants Liaison with projects Track and monitor progress with interventions Manage budgets Create linkages within the sector Draw out lessons/materials Establish Monitoring & Evaluation system Report to stakeholders. Craft Business Development Service Develop craft business Diagnostic Service Develop Referral Network Develop Financial Product for SMME’s As the successful candidate you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Developmental Studies, Business Administration Management or the Humanities 4 years of experience in community development project management experience business development experience and knowledge of the craft sector and retail environment would be an advantage. You are a culturally sensitive individual with strong interpersonal skills, able to build strategic working relationships able to act independently, establish administrative systems and pay attention to detail. Salary: R12000/m and a 13th cheque, Starting date: 1 March 2003 or as soon thereafter. Product Development Consultant – Part-time Your main responsibilities will be to establish and manage a Product Development Clinic and a Product Review Panel. The Product Development Clinic is a pilot service, starting as one day a week, to be housed at the Cape Technikon. The successful applicant will: provide immediate product feedback and referrals to specialist designers, technical support, retailers, agents etc. Develop a database and referral network of service providers Develop links with and understanding of the market place Identify and address generic training needs. The Product Review Panel will comprise experts in the fields of design and marketing who will provide product review and innovation input. The successful applicant will: Develop TOR for the panel Identify participants, establish and manage the Panel. As the successful candidate you have a Degree/diploma in Design or related field 5 years experience in design and product development knowledge of the retail environment / market-place experience in craft production, marketing and running your own business strong interpersonal skills. You are: a self-starter, can act independently, establish administrative systems and pay attention to detail and accuracy. Salary: 1-year contract, working 2 days/week, with possibility of extension. R5400/m. Starting date: 1 March 2003 or as soon thereafter. SHORT-TERM CONTRACTS SHORT-TERM CONTRACTS Craft Event Facilitator Your main responsibilities will be to manage the participation of crafters in local, provincial, national and international events. Participation in events Identify appropriate events develop strategy for participation in such events Identify craft producers and enterprises Facilitate and manage participation of producers in the event develop appropriate support interventions. As the successful candidate you have a Diploma in Marketing or Public Relations or equivalent experience 3 years event management and marketing experience knowledge of the craft sector and development issues would be an advantage. You are a culturally sensitive individual with strong interpersonal skills a self-starter, can act independently, establish administrative systems and pay attention to detail and accuracy. Salary: R8500/m. Contract period: 1 April to 30 November 2003. Craft Trade Promotion Research & Pilot Project Manager The CCDI is conducting a research and pilot programme to develop a trade promotion and marketing strategy for the craft sector. The programme will involve researching niche markets, an assessment of existing export activity and case studies of craft enterprises; the development of export support interventions for craft enterprises through a pilot study. You will be responsible for managing the implementation of this programme. Project Management Manage service providers and project partners Manage schedule Organise meetings and workshops Monitor impact of pilot programme and liaise with participating enterprises Manage strategy development process Oversee the development of materials and resources arising from the programme Report to stakeholders. As the successful candidate you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Business Administration 3 years business or business development experience strong interpersonal skills research skills monitoring and evaluation experience knowledge of craft sector and/or the retail and export environment would be an advantage. You are a culturally sensitive individual and a self-starter. Salary: R12000/m. Contract period: 1 March to 30 October 2003, with the possibility of extension. . To apply, please forward a detailed CV and covering letter (including the names, addresses and contact details of 3 contactable referees) to Admark Personnel Selection, who have been retained to manage all response to this advertisement. Please contact them in confidence on telephone: (021) 689-5180, or fax: (021) 686-4090 or email: email@example.com, quoting Reference …….. in all communications. Closing date for all applications: 7 February 2003. The CCDI is committed to employment equity and excellence. The CCDI reserves the right not to make an appointment. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Cape Craft & Design Institute Die Kaapse Instituut vir Handwerk & Ontwerp iZiko Lasekapa Lobuchule Nobugcisa The Institute is a joint initiative of the Cape Technikon and the Western Cape Provincial Government. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sewiing,, kniittiing and crafts workshop Sew ng kn tt ng and crafts workshop 13 to 15 March 2003. Kenilworth Racecourse. We omitted to attach more detailed information about this event. Please see additional attached document. Miemsie de Beer is organizing workshops in an astounding range of crafts. Registration is essential. Contact her on 021 794-6735 or 082-710-2764, or firstname.lastname@example.org to register for over 100 demonstrations, fashion shows and workshops in bead art, sewing, mosaic, pewter, batik, moulds, knitting, bear making, quilling, decoupage, weaving, patchwork, wirework, embroidery, fabric painting, candle-, paper-, soap- and dress- making, parchment craft, stenciling and much more. You could be one of the demonstrators to advertise classes. And tell your friends about the workshops! See the attached document for more details. Needed: Beaded Jewellry Producers Needed: Beaded Jewe ry Producers Designer Tamara Dunaye (she could be US-based) is searching for artisan communities to produce beaded jewelry of her design. Producers should be experienced in working with very small beads and elastic string and have the capacity to produce large orders. Production of jewelry could begin as soon as Feb 15th, 2003. The bead types used range from Japanese glass seed beads, glass bugle beads, crystal beads and African beads to plastic black-light reactive and glow-in- the-dark beads. Interested producers should email Tamara Dunaye at email@example.com no later than Feb 5th. Please include information about your artisan community, a description and image of beaded jewelry you have produced, your current capacity, availability and fee structure. Also, please indicate what type of beads is readily available in your marketplace. Note: While initial order will be to produce jewelry according to set designs, there is a future possibility of a market for producers’ individual designs.