new curatorial position

As part of our expansion plans, Delfina Foundation is inviting applications for a new curatorial position to oversee our residency and public programmes.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To work with the Director and the team to facilitate and deliver the overall vision of Delfina Foundation, taking lead in curatorial research, development and delivery of the residency and public programme
  • To oversee and manage selection processes
  • To provide curatorial and professional development support, and practical guidance, to residents
  • To plan and oversee the delivery of the public programme with colleagues, devising programmes in collaboration and in response to residents and partners
  • To write and edit exhibition, web and other related texts, including proposals
  • To manage relevant budgets and support fundraising efforts

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • 3+ years of previous experience working as a curator in an institutional or independent context
  • MA in curatorial studies or relevant area of visual culture
  • Preferred: International curatorial experience
  • Preferred: Experience in artist development
  • Demonstrated writing and research ability
  • Proven experience in producing programmes in collaboration, knowing when to take lead and how to support others to reach a shared vision
  • Wide-ranging knowledge of the UK arts sector and the international context
  • Preferred: Knowledge of contemporary art from MENASA region
  • Preferred: Foreign language, particularly Arabic or French
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and be resourceful
  • Excellent organizational skills with particular attention to detail and capacity to multi-task under pressure and in a fast-paced environment

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF THE POST:

  • Willingness to be flexible with work hours, including out-of-office-hours activity (such as evening programmes/projects, etc.)
  • Right to legally work in the United Kingdom

DEADLINE: 1 OCTOBER 2013, 17:00 GMT

Download the job description for full details of the post and the application form with details on how to apply.

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