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Job - Assistant Curator, Serpentine Gallery, deadline October 23

Posted by April Steele • Friday, October 7. 2011 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities

In anticipation of the Serpentine Sackler Gallery opening in 2012, we are currently accepting applications for an additional Assistant Curator to join the Exhibitions team. This is a fixed-term appointment for 12 months.

Working closely with the Exhibition Curators and the current Assistant Curator, this role is an integral part of the Programmes team and is involved in planning and delivering the Gallery’s exhibitions, annual architectural commission and projects. The Assistant Curator also works with the Director and Co-Director, providing research support.

The Assistant Curator also works as part of the wider Gallery team on the smooth running of the Gallery and by promoting it as one of the world’s leading modern and contemporary galleries.

This is a position that will suit a person educated to degree level within History or Art or a related field, and who has intermediate-level experience in a similar role. The successful candidate will have outstanding attention to detail, the ability to work effectively both within a team and independently, exceptional communication and organisational skills, and be able to work effectively under pressure.

Please visit to download a Job Description and Application Form.

To apply, please forward your CV and completed application form by email to jobs(at) with “Assistant Curator” in the subject line, or by post to:

Elizabeth Clayton

HR Co-ordinator

Serpentine Gallery

Kensington Gardens

London W2 3XA

Closing date for applications: 23 October 2011

All queries should be directed to Elizabeth Clayton on 0207 361 1063. Please do not send enquiries by email.
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