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Jobs: Assistant Curator, Firstsite, Colchester

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Saturday, November 16. 2013 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities


Assistant Curator, Firstsite, Colchester
Salary: £22,000 – 25,000
Responsible to: Senior Curator
Responsible for: Programmes intern/trainee

Working closely with the Senior Curator and Technical Manager, this is one of two Assistant Curator roles that support the successful implementation of firstsite’s programme of exhibitions, publications, events and other artistic projects.

The post holder will be a core member of the Programmes team, working on designated projects to share responsibility for the programme overall. Liaising with artists, lenders, writers, designers and other partners as well as the other departments of the organisation the Assistant Curators play a key role in planning exhibitions, ensuring good communication at all levels.

In addition to assisting on designated aspects of the Senior Curator’s work on exhibitions; from research and development to delivery and evaluation, the post holder will have an opportunity to lead on projects and contribute ideas towards the development of firstsite's programme of solo and group exhibitions that are focused on, but not limited to, contemporary art practice.

Deadline for applications: Monday 2 December
Interviews: Monday 9 December

For more information on Firstsite and to apply visit: http://www.firstsite.uk.net/page/assistant-curator
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