John Hansard Gallery: Gallery Technical Manager
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Image Credit: John Hansard Gallery at Studio 144 © Thierry Bal
Deadline Tuesday 09 January 2018
Salary £24,285 - £28,936 per annum
Hours Full time / Permanent post
Interview Date Friday 19 January 2018
In 2018 John Hansard Gallery will relocate to our new purpose-built home in the city centre as part of Studio 144, Southampton's Cultural Quarter. Ahead of relocation, we are looking to appoint a a full time Gallery Technical Manager at this exciting moment of transformation.
The successful applicant will make an essential contribution to the successful realisation of the Gallery’s acclaimed programme of contemporary art exhibitions, events, education and outreach. Previous experience working in all aspects of art exhibition installation is essential, from planning and implementation, to working within a contemporary art context with artists and curators. Knowledge and experience of fine art transportation, audio-visual equipment, carpentry, power tools, heavy lifting and current Health & Safety standards are vital, as well as organisational and administrative skills.
John Hansard Gallery plays a dynamic role in the cultural life of Southampton and the region. Our relocation to Studio 144 will triple our exhibition spaces and active learning opportunities, enabling greater impact in terms of artists’ production and reaching new and diverse audiences locally, nationally and internationally. The successful applicants to these new posts will make an essential contribution to the successful realisation of our acclaimed programme of contemporary art exhibitions, events, education and outreach activity.
We welcome applications from people of different backgrounds, experience and circumstances. We seek to ensure that our organisation and programme are relevant and accessible to all, with equality, diversity and fairness at the core of what we do. We invite applications from individuals regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, disability, age, sexual orientation or religion and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our applicants. A flexible approach to hours will be essential, including some evening and weekend work will be applicable to both posts.
Click HERE for more information and how to apply. The closing date for this position is Tuesday 9 January 2018, with interviews taking place on Friday 19 January 2018.
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