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Objectspace seeks a Programme Manager

Event / 11 October 2014

Objectspace is a small Auckland public gallery with a national and international profile. Objectspace aims to position making - principally in the fields of craft, applied arts and design - within a range of cultural, economic and social frameworks in order to provoke new assessments through exhibition presentation, public programmes and publishing.


Objectspace is recruiting for a full-time Programme Manager for a fixed until 31 October 2015 when it is expected that a new position description will be devised. The appointee will have an opportunity to work with the current Programme Manager. The successful applicant will be able demonstrate:

•  Knowledge and passion for contemporary craft and design

•  A professional commitment to the cultural sector and an appropriate qualification

•  Excellent oral and written communicator with administrative skills

•  Be flexible, reliable and systematic

•  IT literacy with experience of website management and office software

•  Relevant experience in the visual arts or museum sector.

The Objectspace Programme Manager works Monday to Friday as part of a small team of staff and has the following accountabilities:

·  Management of the delivery of the exhibition programme including liaising with contractors

·  Curation and management of the window gallery programme

·  Management of relationships with exhibitors, visitors, media and arts sector

·  Management of Objectspace’s website and social media profile

·  Programme development, exhibition curation, design and writing working with other staff

·  Provision of sector information and advocacy

·  Being an effective and flexible member of the small team at Objectspace

·  Management of the documentation of the programme.

Click here for a job description.

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 29 October 2014.  Applications should be made in hard copy to: The Director, Objectspace, P O Box 68-762 Newton, Auckland 1145. Applicants should outline their experience in relation to the position’s accountabilities, provide the name of two referees, and indicate their availability to start. Enquiries to  or telephone 09 376 6216 (Mon-Fri).