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Call for applications: RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion 2014 - Jun 2, 2015 - 8:37:33 AM


The trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), in association with RBC Royal Bank, invites applications for the fifth annual RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion, to be held in Port of Spain, Trinidad, from 23–26 September 2015, during ttff/14 ( 15–29 September). The application deadline is 10 July.

RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion is an intensive development programme that provides 10 selected filmmakers from the Caribbean and its diaspora with the opportunity to learn from internationally respected filmmakers and other film professionals.

Arts & Culture : National Art Gallery (NAGB)
National Art Gallery of The Bahamas seeks a Registrar / Curatorial Assistant - May 20, 2015 - 9:23:21 AM

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified professionals for appointment to the post of Registrar / Curatorial Assistant of the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas. The NAGB is an independent quasi-governmental corporation. Hired persons are employees of the Board and work on fixed-term independent contracts. No pension or health care is provided.

Applicants must have a knowledge of Bahamian art history and be capable in record-keeping, numbering and cataloguing; applicant would perform the combined functions of registrar and curatorial assistant. Research and library skills are also highly desirable...


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2016 Japanese Government Scholarship‏ Announced - May 19, 2015 - 10:21:14 AM

The Embassy of Japan is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) has continued to offer the Research (Graduate Studies)  Scholarships  to Bahamians for the academic year 2016, which is tenable only in Japan.  The scholarships cover tuition fees, flights to and from Japan and provide a monthly allowance.

Please see the attached files for further information.  The deadline for the submission of application is June 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m:

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to international students who wish to study in graduate courses at Japanese universities either as a (non-degree) student or a regular student..



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Scholarship opportunities for Bahamians in India - May 13, 2015 - 11:27:52 AM


The Government of India has invited Bahamian nationals under the age of 40 to apply for fully funded scholarships to participate in courses related to Hydrology, Water Resources Management and Environmental Management of Rivers and Lakes at the Diploma and Master’s levels at top universities in India to be conducted in English.

All applicants must be employed for a minimum of 3 years with the Bahamas Government; Government Corporations including The College of The Bahamas and Government affiliated Organizations in The Bahamas...

Community : Grand Bahama
Grand Bahama Sailing Club Announces Unique Free Opportunity - Junior Instructor Bootcamp (JIB) - May 7, 2015 - 2:29:42 PM

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Grand Bahama Sailing Club (GBSC) is inviting teenagers to apply for a place on its free Junior Instructor Bootcamp (JIB).  It will be held from 9am to 3:30pm, on 15th to 19th June and is aimed at 13 to 17 year old boys and girls.  

JIB has a dual aim of giving children the opportunity to learn from Director, Toby Olssen, who has taught and inspired many of the older Senior Instructors and also for GBSC to recruit volunteers to help with preparations for the Summer Programme.  The opportunities to learn will be plentiful...


Community : Grand Bahama
Miss Grand Bahama seeking applicants for 2015 season - May 1, 2015 - 6:29:38 AM

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Attention all Ladies, THE SEARCH IS ON for the next Miss Grand Bahama.

The ideal contestant for Miss Grand Bahama  is a person  who will successfully fulfill the requirements set forth and will wear the crown with dignity, respect and will be an excellent ambassador for the Bahamas. She must possess beauty/ good physical form; intelligence; effective communication skills;  a great attitude; a motivated spirit; be ready to work as part of a team; excellent speaking ability as well as listening ability, and be overflowing with confidence.
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Video Editor needed for FAST growing Bahamian Production Company - Mar 1, 2013 - 5:08:10 PM

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Video Editor needed for growing Bahamian Production Company

Overview: A film or video editor is responsible for assembling recorded raw material into a finished product suitable for broadcasting. The material may consist of camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects. This is a key role in the post-production process and the editor's skill can determine the quality and delivery of the final product. The editor will work closely with the director to achieve the desired end result.

Applicant must have a working understanding of Photoshop CS3 or above, Adobe Premiere CS5 or above, Final Cut Pro 7 and X, Adobe After Effects and have  creative eyes and ear.
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Send us your SMILES Bahamas! Submit your photo today! - Oct 14, 2012 - 6:46:46 AM

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The Bahamas Weekly's editor, Robbin Whachell is working on a feature and we need your PHOTOS of Bahamian smiles!

Children, teenagers, adults, grandparents, couples, groups, etc. Please send your photographs for consideration.

The closer up on the smile the better, and backgrounds depicting The Bahamas are preferred....
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Intern Positions Available with The Bahamas Weekly - Aug 1, 2012 - 6:32:18 PM

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The Bahamas Weekly is looking for a few smart, aggressive and savvy interns to earn hands-on experience in a fast-paced, growing media environment.

Interested individuals must either be majors in or have interest in journalism, mass communications, marketing or graphic and web designs; and have a fair concept of their particular field of interest, be computer proficient, own a computer, have access to the internet, be proficient at Social Media, and be responsible and dedicated with the zest to learn and grow...

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HGTV Casting Notice for BAHAMAS LIFE - Apr 5, 2019 - 8:32:21 AM

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We’re back!

Enter the Picture Productions is very excited to be back on the islands casting another season of the hit series Bahamas Life.Thank you for your viewership, support, and wonderful response! This popular HGTV series is looking for people who have fallen in love with the Bahamian lifestyle and are ready to make their island dream a reality!

We are casting married/partnered couples, parents/children, siblings or friends from the U.S.A. Canada, England, Australia New Zealand and more!
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Royal Caribbean International Job Fair in Grand Bahama - Feb 21 & 22 - Feb 18, 2019 - 3:47:10 PM

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Royal Caribbean International Job Fair Thursday, Feb. 21  10 am - 7 pm and Friday, Feb. 22  10 am - 3 pm. Hosted at the Department of Labour at Churchill Building.

Interested candidates should present themselves with the following documents in preparation for the interview:Resume • Copy of NIB Card • Police Record • Valid ID • 2 reference letters...
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Vendors Sought For Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival - Mar 30, 2016 - 11:51:59 AM

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The Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) is looking for craft and food vendors for this year’s Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival in Nassau. Vendor applications are now available at the BNFC’s head office located on the 4th floor of the BAF Financial Centre on George Street and Navy Lion Road.

Booths are available from May 5-7 in Da Cultural Village at Western Esplanade and May 6 at Clifford Park for the Music Masters finals and mega concert. The fee for booth space for craft merchants is $300 and $450 for food vendors. The deadline to apply is April 8th...
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Nassau Casting Call (and Testimonials Needed) for Documentary on Youth Substance Abuse - Dec 16, 2015 - 6:00:26 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Excel Media Productions in partnership with Bahamas Association for Social Health (BASH), a Civil Society Organization, through a US Embassy (Bahamas) funded grant on the "Healthy Choices: How to Prevent Substance Abuse Among Youth" documentary is to soon begin filming in Nassau, Bahamas.

In addition, they are seeking pre-recorded testimonials of 3-4 high school graduates from a challenging Bahamian community that escaped addiction and drug use temptation...
Entertainment
Widescreen Film and Music Video Festival Announces Dates for 2016 - Dec 3, 2015 - 10:11:48 PM

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Aventura, FLORIDA - Dates have been set for the 2nd annual Widescreen Film and Music Video Festival at AMC Theatre in Aventura.  The four day event will take place from February 24th through 28th, 2016.

Submissions are now being accepted.

The festival is founded by twenty-four year old self-taught Bahamian filmmaker Jarrod Knowles who was one of the first Bahamians to delve into the horror / comedy genre with his film, "What Lies Beyond...The Beginning..."
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Supermodel of the Bahamas 2016 Auditions Set for November - Nov 30, 2015 - 1:59:48 PM

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Supermodel of the Bahamas Model Search will be hosting Nassau castings for young aspiring male and female models from the ages 14 - 21.

All potential applicants must be of sound mind, outgoing, self-motivated and possess an intoxicating personality.

"The organization seeks career minded individuals that will soar in the fashion industry and continue to place the Bahamas on the map. I'm excited to see what this year brings," said Oilinsha Coakley, Founder, Supermodel of the Bahamas, which is now in its 8th season...
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Career Opportunity: R.E.A.C.H. seeking Executive Director - Nov 18, 2015 - 8:39:57 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Research and Education for AUTISM and related Challenges (R.E.A.C.H.) is seeking an Executive Director.

The Executive Director is responsible for the effective leadership and management of the organisation, according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director provides leadership, direction and guidance of the organisation’s activities; analyses and evaluates the effectiveness of the organisation’s operations; and assures that administrative functions are accomplished through a defined administrative structure...
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Exciting career path in the cruise industry for Bahamians - Sep 29, 2015 - 8:04:24 PM

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Are you looking for an exciting career path in the cruise industry? Are you willing to work at sea on a cruise ship for at least six months? If you answered yes to both these questions, then this opportunity is for you. 

SHIP MATE LTD is now recruiting for the following positions:

Sommeliers,  Casino Dealers, Asst. Charge Pursers/ Night Auditors, Retail Staff, Cooks,  Pastry Chef/Baker, Waiters, and Bartenders/Bar Servers...
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Bimini resort takes to Facebook to advertise job openings - Aug 20, 2015 - 2:56:59 PM

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Bimini, Bahamas – If you’re looking for a new career, you’re going to “like” this! Resorts World Bimini(RWB) has taken to social media to engage potential team members in real time with its recently launched Resorts World Bimini Careers Facebook page. The Facebook page effectively broadens the Resort’s reach while utilizing the popular outlet to publicize career opportunities to those seeking employment.

RWB General Manager Ray Valentino says the new page aims to attract the brightest and the best.“Bimini may be a small island, but if you have the skills to become part of a dynamic hospitality team..."
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Tribeca Film Festival accepting submissions - Aug 12, 2015 - 12:07:43 PM

New York, NY  – The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, will hold its 15th edition on April 13– April 24, 2016 in New York City. Today the Festival announced a call for submissions for narrative and documentary features, short films, and exhibits in interactive storytelling. Returning for the second year is Tribeca Film Festival at Spring Studios, the Festival’s creative hub and destination for festivalgoers, industry and press where innovation events, select Tribeca Talks® panels, Awards night, parties, and more will take place.
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Internship opportunities for BAMSI students‏ - May 12, 2015 - 12:12:55 PM

Andros, Bahamas - More than a dozen Bahamian companies – private sector agencies, environmental groups and charitable organisations – have agreed to provide internship opportunities for students of The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) as year one of the Institute’s academic portfolio comes to a successful close, a senior BAMSI official said. The Institute’s executive team, it was noted, is hopeful that the hands-on experience will help students develop a greater appreciation for and understanding of their chosen field of study, while also allowing students to see the breadth of career opportunities available to them upon graduation.

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