PAWA254 Open Membership for Creatives

Nairobi, Kenya 27th January 2014 – Pawa 254 is giving young creative industry entrepreneurs the opportunity to set up base at its Social Change hub by introducing the ‘Open Membership’ plan. This will involve giving a total of FIVE industry enthusiasts, professionals and/or experts, workstations at the Pawa Hub, located at the AAYMCA Building off State House Crescent Road in Nairobi, Kenya.

Pawa 254 is a growing collaborative space that brings together students, professionals and enthusiasts from dynamic creative industry fields, with the primary aim of achieving social change. This move is in line with the goal of empowering talented artistes to pursue and achieve their dreams, as well as develop their talent and skills.

We’re primarily looking for artists, creatives: graffiti artistes, script writers, film makers, Musicians, Designers, social media experts, Community Organizers, Journalists, Photographers and anyone else who considers themselves as part of the ‘creative’ industry.

Pawa 254 will provide ‘open members’ with access to office space, Internet, office equipment, conference space, knowledge resources, photo studio, Video Editing Suite and other services as Pawa254 may provide from time to time.

To fill out the application form, go to the Pawa 254 website at the link: http://www.pawa254.org/open-membership-application/

Notes

The duration of the ‘open membership’ is 3 months. (up to 30th April 2014)

Bi-weekly progress reports on all open members will be required.

‘Open Members’ will be required to give monthly presentations to the Management team on their projects.

‘Open members’ have the opportunity to run their programs as they see fit, so long as there is tangible progress.

‘Open members’ will be required to give some of their time towards wider Pawa254 community projects geared towards social change.

Priority of equipment and space usage is given to Pawa254 premium members

‘Open members’ will have designated areas of workstations within the Pawa254 space.

 Timeline

Ø  Open Membership call – 27th to 31st January 2014

Ø  Shortlisting – 31st to 3rd February 2014

Ø  Interviews – 4th February 2014

Ø  Commencement – 10th February 2014

Ø  End – 30th April 2014

The call for open membership runs for ONE WEEK (27th to 31st January 2014), after which shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews at the Pawa 254 Hub on 4th February 2014.

Website: www.pawa254.org 

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