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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 info@objectspace.org.nz  or telephone 09 376 6216 (Mon-Fri).