WE ARE CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR: CURATOR & EXHIBITIONS PRODUCER, ASSOCIATE ARTISTS (LEARNING PROGRAMME) AND BOARD TRUSTEES.
NAE recently announced a significant uplift to our core Arts Council funding helping to establish the organisation as the leading venue in the UK for culturally diverse arts. The postholders will therefore join the organisation at an exciting time, forming an essential part of the team and helping to expand our reach locally and nationally.
Curator & Exhibition Producer
Part-time: 22.5 Hours/3 days per week
£24,000 - £30,000 pro rata
We are seeking an experienced curator and exhibition specialist to play a key role in the R&D and delivery of NAE's exhibition, touring and commissioning programme.
Working to the Director of Programmes, the Curator and Exhibition Producer will support all aspects of the artistic programme, leading on administrative and coordination processes and working across departments to aid connectivity. The Curator and Exhibition Producer will also have opportunity to lead a selection of their own curatorial projects/commissions.
With an agenda rooted firmly in our local communities, NAE creates accessible programmes through the work of world renowned British and international artists. These have included new commissions, tours and live art performances by artists such as Hurvin Anderson, Zarina Bhimji, Hetain Patel, Larissa Sansour, Sonia Boyce, Sethembile Msezane, John Akomfrah, Akram Zaatari and Hardeep Pandhal. NAE collaborates with a wide range of national and international organisations, and recent touring partners have included Imperial War Museum, Modern Art Oxford and Impressions Gallery.
Deadline for receipt of completed applications: Midnight, Sunday 2 June
For an informal enquiry regarding the post, please contact Melanie Kidd, Director of Programmes. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be notified promptly, and interviews will take place at NAE Wednesday 12 June 2019.
Associate Artists (Learning Programme)
We are seeking to establish a smallteam of Associate Artists to work with the Learning Producer to develop our programmes with schools and related service providers to increase young peoples' access to NAE's exhibitions and to enrich the cultural learning opportunity locally and within the region.
Each Associate Artist will be passionate about contemporary art, recognising the opportunity it creates in unlocking histories and stimulating important socio-political issues facing society today. Culturally aware with a good understanding of the issues affecting BAME communities, you will have a breadth of experience in translating complex artistic ideas into inspiring workshop experiences for children and young people across abilities. You will be a true believer that arts and culture make an invaluable contribution to the education and development of young people. As an excellent communicator you will create transformative experiences for young people by adopting highly creative approaches to learning
Unpaid,but incidental expenses are remunerated.
We are seeking to recruit new Trustees to create a board that is reflective of the diverse communities that served by NAE. The Board is looking for new members who can give the equivalent of half a day per month contributing towards helping the organisation to develop appropriate strategies and governance. The key task will be to ensure the organisation is well managed, thrives and complies with its legal and financial duties and responsibilities.
NAE is an equal opportunities employer and actively promotes diversity in its workforce. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of our community, in particular those from a black or minority ethnic background.
We would ideally like to hear from you if you have experience one or more of the following business areas: Legal, Accounting, Digital Media, Public Relations, Advertising, working with young people, Equality and Diversity inc LGBT, Venue management, Catering operations, Artists Development, Commercial Business Development, Fundraising, etc.
To apply, please send a letter indicating why you are interested in this role and what you can bring to NAE, along with your CV. The deadlines for receipt of these is midnight, Thursday 13 June.
For an informal discussion about the vacancy, please contact Leslie McDonald, Chair, on 0115 924 8630 Alternatively contact Emma Gower on 0115 924 8630 or email email@example.com.