Vacancy for Two Female Program Assistants

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Mandala Theatre-Nepal is looking for two female Program Assistants for our Mentors for “Play Writing Project-2022” having familiarity with theatre and arts and interest in learning play writing. The Mentors will support the selected playwrights for developing their stories into the plays through online and in-person workshops and individual feedback. Program Assistants are expected to support mentors during the project.

12Program Assistant (Female)Supporting Mentor for mentorshipBoth online and in-person20 hours per weekSee below5 months

(Starting from 1st June 2022)


Roles and Responsibilities

  • To act as liaison between Mentors and Playwrights, Local Cultural Experts, Mandala Peacebuilding Team (MPBT) and Mandala Board.
  • Responsible for arranging necessary meetings, taking meeting minutes, logistical tasks, financial settlement and do other tasks as per the requirement and instructions of Mentors, MPBT and Mandala team.
  • Support Mentors to keep the Playwrights in communication with each other.


Required Skill, Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum of 10+2 degree in any discipline.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience as support staff or assistant.
  • Basic computer literate having knowledge Microsoft Office Package and zoom operation.
  • Empathetic, reflective and flexible attitudes.
  • Good listener with sound written and communication skills.
  • Should have knowledge of story/playwriting and enthusiasm to learn, practice and grow as play writer in future.
  • Good in team work with prior experience of working with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Willingness to come to Kathmandu for 15 days residential play writing workshop to be held at Mandala in September, 2020.
  • Ability to work under pressure with proven track record of sticking to tight deadlines.
  • Prior work experience or affiliation to any art organization (theatre, music, film) will be added advantage.



  • Opportunity to learn and grow as professional play writer under the guidance, supervision and mentorship of renowned play writer/director.
  • To learn from local play writers from different provinces having diverse backgrounds.
  • To be part of 15-day intense Residential Playwriting Workshop to be held at Mandala Theatre-Nepal in July, 2022 and have hands on experience of writing good quality play.
  • For residential workshop, all the logistical cost such food, accommodation, local transportation and two-way airfare will be provided by Mandala.
  • The Assistant will be paid a remuneration of NRs. 30000/- (In words: Thirty thousand rupees only) per month for the period of 5 months on the base of working 20 hours per week on average. Flexible working availability is required.


Interested individual are requested to submit their CV and motivational letter via email: no later than 5:00 PM of 28th May (Saturday) 2022.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to the interview session on 30th May (Monday). Please refrain from phone inquiries.

Attached Resources

PLAYWRITING PROJECT 2022 Program Details Go to Link