Alliance Française de Singapour, the French hub, a cultural and educational non-profit institution, located at Newton, invites applicants to apply for the position of a permanent part-time Front Desk Receptionist (24h/week). Contract includes bonus, annual leave and medical benefits, etc. as well as free French classes if desired.

Job description

Under the direct responsibility of the Personal Assistant to the Executive Director, ensure a high level of customer service for walk-ins, phone calls and emails at the Reception desk (1st floor):

  • Receive visitors by greeting, welcoming, directing and announcing them appropriately
  • Answer incoming calls, transfer to appropriate person, take down messages, etc. of main telephone line
  • Provide up-to-date and accurate information related to the Alliance Française general & cultural activities
  • Re-direct to the language centre registration desk (2nd floor) any inquiry related to courses, exams or textbooks
  • Distribute Alliance Française brochures and programmes
  • Receive and sort daily incoming emails to info@alliancefrancaise.org.sg
  • Sell tickets for Alliance Française events and ensure customers get full information about events
  • Quote prices and terms and conditions, and issuance of receipts for translation services
  • Handle translation services
  • Inform on different types of membership, account creation and payment
  • Print and issue membership cards
  • Collect and hand over lost and found items
  • Ensure that reception area, including desk and seating areas are tidy, neat and presentable at all times with all necessary stationery and material (e.g. pens, forms and brochures)
  • Ensure that the brochures, flyers, magazines, etc. displayed in the 3 pillars are up-to-date
  • Keep inventory of stock of front desk supplies, forms and brochures and inform the Personal Assistant to the Executive Director when required
  • Other duties as assigned by the Personal Assistant to the Executive Director, including administrative support.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum GCE ‘O’ Level with at least 1 year of relevant working experience in receptionist functions
  • Strong customer service focus, performed with polite and good work ethic to all visitors
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Team player
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Multitasking, time-management and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Able to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
  • Able to speak English
  • Able to speak French would be an advantage (not compulsory)
  • Able to work on Monday and Friday from 9:30am to 6:30pm (including 1-hour lunch time) and Saturday from 9:30am to 6:00pm (including 30 minutes lunch time)
  • Able to start on 2nd August 2019.

 

Your application should be sent to: finance-HR@alliancefrancaise.org.sg and include a short letter of application (in English) indicating your reasons for applying for the position, your resume, salary expectation and a recent photograph.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Be part of our team!

L’Alliance Française de Singapour recrute:

POSTE DE PROFESSEUR DE FRANCAIS LANGUE ETRANGERE

L’Alliance Française de Singapour recherche un enseignant de français langue étrangère. Date de prise de fonction : juillet 2019.

Conditions :

– Contrat à temps plein (environ 25h par semaine), du lundi au samedi.
– être capable d’animer une classe et d’enseigner à un public varié: très jeunes enfants (âgés entre 1 et 5 ans) + cours enfants (6 -9 ans), adolescents et adultes à l’AF ainsi que des cours en entreprise
– être titulaire d’un diplôme de FLE (minimum DAEFLE) – professeurs des écoles bienvenus
– de langue maternelle française avec une très bonne maitrise de l’anglais
– expérience d’enseignement à l’étranger fortement souhaitée et auprès de jeunes enfants
– rémunération : variable selon le niveau d’études et l’expérience

Pour candidater : envoyer par mail CV + lettre de motivation (en français) ainsi qu’une ou 2 lettre(s) de recommandation à Madame Cécile Le Breton, Directrice adjointe de l’Alliance Française de Singapour : clebreton@alliancefrancaise.org.sg – Tel : +65 6817 8169

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If you would like to express your interest in being part of the AF Team, please email a cover letter stating your area of interest and your CV to irenechew@alliancefrancaise.org.sg

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

We thank you in advance for your interest in being part of the AF team.





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COMMUNICATION ASSISTANT | 15 April 2019 – 15 October 2019 [APPLICATION CLOSED]
N+1 : COMMUNICATION MANAGER
N+2 : EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

ONLINE COMMUNICATION
1/ Social media
• Being the voice of AF online & engage with the fans
• Manage daily the editorial content on social media platforms
• Strategize and plan content for events and school, prepare and manage monthly content calendar
• Proactively interacting with online communities across all platforms
• Monitor and analyze social performance and prepare recommendations

2/ Newsletter & emailing
• Collect content for bi-monthly newsletter, prepare newsletters on mailchimp and distribute emailings

3/ Website
• Update regularly website
• Liaise with website agency for any technical issue
• Suggest improvement in current website architecture
• Monitor and analyze key metrics

PRESS RELATIONS & EVENTS
• Provide support for ongoing PR activities
• Provide logistical support for events whenever needed

REQUIREMENTS
• Excellent level of English (written and spoken)
• Able to understand and speak French
• Previous experiences in social media and communities management
• Ability to work in a multicultural environment
• Independent and creative

CONDITIONS & COMPENSATION
• Monthly salary: S$1000.00 SGD
• Recuperation of extra working hours but no extra hours paid

Please email your cover letter and CV to irenechew@alliancefrancaise.org.sg

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GALLERY AND EVENTS ASSISTANT | 28 January 2019 – 28 June 2019 [APPLICATION CLOSED]

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist the Cultural Programming Manager in ensuring smooth running of the events and exhibitions under her charge.

GALLERY
Assist the installation, the Opening and dismantling of exhibition
Welcome and guide the audience during the operating hours
Write audience report
Manage the database

OTHER EVENTS
Assist the organization of social and cultural events (French Friday, exhibition Opening, Ciné-Plus, Francophonie Festival and other if needed)

EXTRA WORKING HOURS
Compensation Time-Off but no extra hours paid

ALLOWANCE
$800/month + French classes

HOURS/WEEK
Tuesday and Thursday: 1pm – 8pm (no lunch break)
Wednesday and Friday: 10am – 8pm (1 hour lunch break)
Saturday: 10am – 6pm (quick lunch at the café in front of the gallery, paid by Alliance Française)

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CULTURAL ASSISTANT | 1 August 2019 – 30 January 2020 

N+1 : CULTURAL PROGRAMMING MANAGER
N+2 : EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1/ Assist the Cultural Programming Manager in ensuring smooth running of the cultural events under her charge
2/ Contribute to strengthening the position of Alliance française as a cornerstone centre in Singapore of cultural excellence focusing on Cinema
3/ To be proactive in proposing cultural and social events that are likely to promote French and francophone culture in Singapore

JOB DESCRIPTION
1/ Participate in organizing cultural and social events (ex: 5Th RDV with French Cinema, French Friday, Francophonie):
• developing and monitoring budgets
• coordinating logistics
• welcoming guests
• managing volunteer team
2/ Identify the films and follow up with local and French distributors for the ciné-club, ciné-kid and festival events:
•use of the Institut Francais platform
•rights negotiation,
•sending of the materials
•creating information sheets
3/ Participate in forging relationships with international, local, institutional, and private partners
4/ Participate in organizing exhibitions in the gallery (planning, mounting/demounting, And Opening)

REQUIREMENTS
• Excellent level of English (written and spoken)
• Able to understand and speak French
• Previous experiences with arts organizations or events, will be an advantage
• Deep knowledge in French Cinema, passionate about keeping abreast of latest market trends
• Able to work in a multicultural environment, multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment and to collaborate with multiple stakeholders
• Independent and creative

CONDITIONS & COMPENSATION
• 40h/week, imperative flexible working hours
• Monthly salary: S$1000.00
• Recuperation of extra working hours but no extra hours paid

Please email your cover letter and CV to irenechew@alliancefrancaise.org.sg

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If you would like to express your interest in being part of the AF Team, please email a cover letter stating your area of interest and your CV to irenechew@alliancefrancaise.org.sg

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

We thank you in advance for your interest in being part of the AF team.





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volunteering

Volunteer with us – L’Alliance française a besoin de vous!

L’Alliance française de Singapour is the home of many very exciting events all year long, and has an irresistible desire to welcome any talent and personality that want to get involved with us.

POUR FAIRE QUOI ? What does volunteering with us mean?

Our friends and volunteers are essential to the smooth running of our major events:
–     Set-up before the event
–     Welcoming our the spectators and VIP guests
–     Welcoming of our special guests (movie directors, actors, artists…)
–     Waiting at the bar during cocktails

POUR QUI ? Who can be involved?
–     Passionate people (about France, about the arts, about cinema, about photography…)
–     French-speakers… And non-French- speakers as well! No need to parler français with us.

POURQUOI ? What we offer you in exchange of your time and energy?

-    Occasions to meet with actors of the Singaporean and French cultural world
–    Opportunities to be involved in ambitious cultural projects
–    Opportunity to gain experience in the organisation of cultural events
–    Regular updates and invitations to our special events

QUAND ? On what occasion we need you?

-   Festivals : FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL (November), FESTIVAL DU FILM FRANCOPHONE (March), FRENCH ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (May)
–   FRENCH FRIDAYs workshops and events (Every two months)
–   Special screenings and events (all year long)

QUE FAIRE? What to do if you are interested in being involved further with us?
Answer this short questionnaire for more info and we will get back to you soon!