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Ethno Arts/Media Specialist

Are you creative and artistic? Are you media and technology savvy? We have an urgent need for someone like you to work alongside language teams to adapt their work into attractive and easy-to-use formats. If this interests you, you could be our next

 

Ethno Arts/Media Specialist

 

Main Responsibilities

 

• Identifying, documenting, and analyzing indigenous arts in a local community, according to their formal characteristics and meanings.

• Work alongside local singers, actors, dancers, storytellers, and artisans, researching a community's performing and visual arts and then sparking artistic creation to reach mutual spiritual and social goals.

• Draw on the results of this research to develop and implement strategies with local communities.

• Facilitating creation and evaluation of indigenous Christian songs, dances, drama, stories and other performed and visual arts, in response to community goals and needs.

• Share what has been learned with academic and other communities.

• Integration of the arts into language development programs.

 

Location: Eurasia

Language: English

 

What you’ll need

 

• Personal relationship with Jesus Christ

• A church that stands behind you

• Team-mindset, resilience and ability to work without close supervision

• University level degree or equivalent competency. A Master’s degree may be needed in some contexts.

• Knowledge of socio-linguistics and language related work needs (organisation-internal training offered)

• Ability to investigate a wide range of artistic domains (music, dance, drama, visual arts and unique local expressions) with special competence in at least one

• (Desirable) Experience working in an inter-cultural context

 

Minimum age: 18

Duration: 1 year or more

 

Feel free to contact us for an informal discussion about the possibilities.

Our main goal is to help you find your place in God’s mission.

Organisation Wycliffe Schweiz
Typ Job
Dauer Langzeitjob
Zeitraum Datum nach Absprache
Region(en) Asien
Berufsfeld Kommunikation/ Medien
Sprachkenntnisse Englisch
Mindestalter 18
Finanzierung Please note that, although we gladly help candidates build up their support base, this job is non-salaried. A successful applicant will be required to raise their own financial support from interested friends, family and churches. Some people choose to fu
  
Kontakt Peter Wilburg
recruiting@wycliffe.ch
032 342 76 83
de.wycliffe.ch