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This position is subject to DBS and 5 year reference checks
FTC approx 12 months
About the Royal Academy of Arts
The Royal Academy of Arts is one of the UK’s foremost arts institutions, famous for its programme of temporary exhibitions. Dedicated to promoting the creation, study and enjoyment of art to all audiences it is led by eminent artists and architects, and unique in having practitioners at its very core.
We are an innovative and forward-looking organisation, yet we’re also immensely proud and respectful of our two and a half centuries of heritage. Our mission is to be a clear, strong voice for art and artists and we are leaders in the exhibition, creation and debate of the visual arts.
About this position
The Exhibitions Department organises the RA’s world renowned programme of eight to ten temporary exhibitions each year. Drawn from public and private collections, the programme is often organised in partnership with leading museums internationally. Exhibitions are displayed in the Academy’s Main Galleries, Sackler Wing of Galleries and Gabrielle Jungels Winkler Galleries. We are looking for a Senior Exhibitions Manager, responsible for project managing specific exhibitions from inception to conclusion, ensuring the smooth running of all exhibition logistics.
With at least four years relevant experience, you will have exceptional project management skills and extensive knowledge of organising loan exhibitions on a large scale. You will have specific and robust experience of loan negotiation, organising transport, insurance and immunity from seizure, touring exhibitions, budget management, and planning exhibition installs and strikes. You will demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and have the ability to work simultaneously on numerous projects.
You must have strong stakeholder management skills, and an adaptable approach to work with the ability to achieve projects within tight deadlines. The ability to speak another European language would be advantageous.
You are likely to be educated to degree level, preferably in Museum Studies, Gallery Management, Art History or a related subject. You will have a genuine interest in the work of the Academy.
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How to apply
To apply for this position, candidates must complete an application form. For further information about this role, and to find our application form, visit our website at: www.royalacademy.org.uk/careers
Closing date for applications: 23 June 2019 (midnight)
Interviews to be held week commencing: 1 July 2019
Art. World. Jobs.