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Job: Assistant Curator at Nottingham Contemporary

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Saturday, May 10. 2008 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities
Nottingham Contemporary will be an international arts centre with a strong local sense of purpose. Designed by the acclaimed architects Caruso St John, an iconic building is now taking shape in the city's historic Lace Market. It will be one of the largest contemporary arts spaces in the UK.

As assistant curator, you will help to realise Nottingham Contemporary's exciting international exhibition programme. You will help to project manage exhibitions and projects, ensuring effective co-ordination and scheduling, researching loans, organising transport, insurance, and contracts. You will have at least two years relevant experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, experience of budget monitoring, an aptitude for team work and an ability to meet deadlines under pressure are all essential.

Deadline: Monday 26th May, 2008
Salary £20,577 to £22,687

Further details and application forms may be downloaded from the Nottingham Contemporary website or from the administrator by emailing sue -at- Nottingham Contemporary aims to be an equal opportunities employer. Applicants for part-time work or job share will be considered.
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Job: Senior Curator at CCAN

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Monday, August 27. 2007 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities
The forthcoming Centre for Contemporary Art Nottingham (CCAN) is looking to appoint a Senior Curator with excellent creative and organisational abilities. He or she will work closely with the Director, Alex Farquharson, to develop an ambitious, innovative and diverse programme of exhibitions and other events in a new landmark building of around 3000 square metres, in the middle of Nottingham, designed by Caruso St John. He or she will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the exhibitions team.

The individual we are looking for will have excellent international knowledge of recent contemporary art; experience of devising and managing international exhibitions of both loaned and commissioned work; a proven ability to raise funds for projects; excellent written and oral communications skills; and an interest in art's social, political and cultural contexts and frameworks. S/he will have an enthusiasm for teamwork and collaboration and a commitment to engaging creatively with diverse publics.

CCAN will be the East Midland's flagship contemporary art venue. Starting this autumn, we are preparing an imaginative programme of off-site artistic and education events in anticipation of our opening in late 2008. Salary range: £28,770 to £31,339

Please email info.ccan @ for further details and an application form. Closing date for applications is 24 September. CCAN aims to be an equal opportunity employer.
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