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Opportunities in December: Open calls, residencies, and more 

From jobs, residencies, and open calls: here is an updated list of opportunities this December 2023 for artists, writers, and creatives. 

For more consistent updates visit our opportunities page here. 


Cow House Studios – Parenting Artist Residency 

The Parenting Artist Residency is designed specifically for parenting artists with dependents under the age of 18. The residency will make it possible for participating artists to develop new work, progress existing projects, or get back to their practice after taking time out to have children. The residency will offer a stipend, childcare, accommodation and meals. 

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Deadline: 7 January 2023

Anderson Center Residency 

The Anderson Center’s Artist Residency Program is an opportunity for emerging, mid-career, and established artists working across all disciplines and based anywhere in the world. The program is interdisciplinary and the organisation welcomes applications from a wide range of creative and intellectual genres. Selected artists receive live/work space, fellowship & exchange within a 5-artist cohort, meals and more. 

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Deadline: 9 January 2024


Fogo Island Arts 

Fogo Island Arts residencies provide opportunities for artists to live and work on Fogo Island, Newfoundland for six to eight weeks. The residency is intended for professional contemporary artists with specialised training, recognition among their peers, and a history of public presentation of their work in a professional context. Artists-in-residence are provided with accommodation and studio space, a vehicle for on-island use, and a weekly stipend to offset the costs of materials and day-to-day living expenses. Artists-in-residence must give one public presentation, performance, workshop, or similar event during their residency. 

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Deadline: 30 March 2023

Social Media Coordinator 

If you are passionate about social media and wildlife, this position is for you. If you’re adept at crafting engaging content and love sharing the wonders of nature, this role is tailored for you. The candidate will be responsible for content creation, publishing game drive blogs, guest engagement, community building, website integration and organising creative campaigns. If you are ready to embark on a social media adventure that showcases the wonders of the wild, we invite you to apply. 

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Deadline: Unlisted 

Broadcast Technical Operations and Project Manager

WildEarth is seeking a Technical Operations and Project Manager to oversee the organisation’s technical day-to-day operations and project management. This is a full-time on-site role located in Johannesburg.The Technical Operations and Project Manager is a passionate, detail- and results-oriented, hard-working, and operationally focused person who manages the daily technical support operations of our fast evolving and expanding 24/7 channel as well as gets intimately involved with the design and implementation of improvements, upgrades and new projects.

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Deadline: Unlisted 

Sports Brief Copy Editor 

Sports Brief a new South African sports website is searching for a copy editor. The candidate will proofread and fix at least 60 articles per day, ensuring that the best editorial practices and company standards are being followed, providing daily quality reviews, and ensuring overall readability. Must have a qualification in journalism and previous writing experience, a good understanding of South African and International sporting news. 

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Deadline: 15 December 2023

Spotify Christian & Gospel Specialist, Artist and Label 

Spotify is searching for a full-time candidate to build and maintain outstanding partnerships across the artist and label community and advocate for Spotify’s interests externally within the creator community. You will work with the Lead Editor to define and implement a clear C&G music strategy . Candidates must have 5+ years of experience within an established digital music service, record label or at a media company in South Africa. 

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Deadline: 10 December 2023


Senior Specialist Data Scientist 

MultiChoice is looking for a data scientist to interrogate multiple sources of business data, build an understanding of how this data relates to the functioning of the business across multiple functional levels, recognize and articulate the core business needs that must be addressed, and develop advanced Machine Learning products that drive revenue, reduce cost, and increase customer experience; While adhering to data science principles.A thorough grasp of data and software engineering principles is required to deliver production-ready models, along with all the underlying data pipelines and cloud infrastructure.

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Deadline: 05 December 2023

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