WE ARE HIRING! – Marketing and Communications Coordinator


Are you passionate about the Arts? Are you knowledgeable about African and global contemporary visual arts? Would you like to be a part of Tanzania’s exciting and vibrant art scene, at one of the leading independent art spaces in the country? 

Nafasi Art Space is looking to hire a Marketing and Communications Coordinator to join our small but passionate team. The ideal candidate will help Nafasi develop and maintain an engaging and appealing public presence, boosting the visibility and awareness of contemporary art in Tanzania. The Marketing and Communications Coordinator will specifically be responsible for implementing Nafasi’s communications and digital marketing strategy in line with the overall organisational Strategic Plan (2016-20).


The coordinator will be responsible for communicating Nafasi’s vision and accomplishments through all communications, in order to promote increased public attendance/engagement and earned revenue. The coordinator bears overall responsibility for Nafasi’s brand management and identity.

Job-related activities will include: Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives and strategies, overseeing the marketing budget, creation and publication of all marketing material in line with marketing strategy, planning and implementing event and programme campaigns, monitoring and reporting on effectiveness of marketing communications, creating a wide range of different marketing materials (with graphic design team), ensuring documentation of Nafasi events and programmes, running Nafasi’s social media pages, managing the website, e-newsletter, and general phone and email communications for the organisation.


Degree in business administration, marketing, or related field

Proven business and marketing work experience (minimum one year in equivalent position)

In-depth knowledge of the creative/arts industry and its current events

Fluency in English and Swahili

Tanzanian citizenship (no work/residence permit required)


Good business sense

A deep understanding of marketing principles

Strong communication and IT fluency

Creative talents and the ability to solve tough problems

The ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines

Attention to detail

Excellent time management and organisation

Experience in graphic design programmes a plus


A positive attitude

Negotiation skills

Plenty of initiative

Socially adept

Job Location: Mikocheni B, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Period of contract: 1 year contract, with potential for renewal based on job performance

Expected start date: 1 September 2020

Hour/day requirements: Full time (9am – 5pm, Mon – Fri, plus Saturdays/evenings for special events)

Remuneration: commensurate with experience

Reports to: Director

To apply, please send your C.V. (no more than 2 pages) and cover letter to info@nafasiartspace.org by 7 August 2020. Only candidates under consideration for the position will be contacted for an interview.