POSITION TITLE: EXHIBITIONS & PUBLIC PROGRAMS CO-ORDINATOR
LOCATION: Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
HOURS: Full Time
CONTRACT: Until 31 December 2013 (extensions beyond this date are subject to ongoing organisational funding)
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
To support the Curator/Exhibitions Manager by managing logistical and administrative processes and procedures for exhibitions and public programs.
> Co-ordinate and manage logistical aspects of the exhibition program, including:
- Booking contract staff
- Preparing installation schedules
- Sourcing display furniture
- Arranging the production of exhibition design materials including
- Condition reports
> Work with marketing and graphic design staff to produce marketing collateral including advertising, invitations and catalogues.
> Track expenditure under the direction of the Curator/Exhibitions Manager.
> Support the delivery of public programs and audience engagement activities, including:
- Booking speakers, accommodation and travel
- Setting up equipment for public programs
- Liaising with Marketing staff to promote programs
- Tracking visitor numbers
- Presenting floor talks and guided tours as required
- Providing administrative support to deliver audience engagement initiatives
A flexible working environment is highly valued within the organisation. Occasional evening, early morning or weekend work may be required in this position.
Manual labor and the use of tools is required of this position.
This position reports to the Curator & Exhibitions Manager. Regular consultation with other members of the artisan team will be required, including the CEO, Administrator, and Retail staff.
LIAISON AND COMMUNICATION
This position will provide gallery support and may liaise on behalf of artisan with artists, curators, sponsors, representatives of government departments and funding bodies, academics, researchers, national and international institutions, writers, speakers and members of the public.
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE EXHIBITIONS & PUBLIC PROGRAMS CO-ORDINATOR POSITION
If you are interested in this position, please familiarise yourself with the organisation by visiting our website www.artisan.org.au
You will need to provide evidence of your understanding of the organisation and the requirements of the position within your responses to the Key Selection Criteria below.
Your application should comprise:
- A Cover Letter, no longer than one A4 Page
- A Curriculum Vitae, no longer than two A4 pages, including the names and contact details of two current referees
- Response to Key Selection Criteria no longer than three A4 pages
You have obtained an under-graduate education within an arts-based discipline and have a keen interest in current trends and movements within the visual arts and craft sector.
You possess organisational skills including the ability to manage various tasks and meet deadlines. You are diligent, efficient and effective in your processes and procedures and are proactive in learning new skills to attain this.
Supports productive working relationships
You actively work to develop productive and respectful relationships. You are self driven with an ability to work independently. You believe in quality and can see things from a variety of perspectives.
Displays initiative and personal drive
You commit energy and drive to see that work tasks and objectives are achieved.
Communicates with influence
You have the ability to communicate clearly and precisely in a logical manner respondent to a variety of contexts. Your verbal and non-verbal communication is professional and appropriate.
Closing date for applications: Friday 8th February 2013
Post or Email your application by 5pm on the closing date to:Grace Keeffe
Ph: (07) 3215 0800
Address: Level 2, 381 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006