Assistant Curator, Young People’s Programmes

PT, Fixed term role in leading arts organisation

Open Until:

Posted: 06/03/2014

Opportunity from Tate:

This is your chance to gain vital experience of working across several
organisations on a national arts programme aimed at young people. Funded
by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Circuit: A National Youth Network for
the Visual Arts is a landmark programme designed to reach up to 80,000
young people aged 15 to 25. You will play your part by helping to
co-ordinate digital content and ideas across partner organisations.

the next six months, you will help steer the collaborative development
and delivery of the foundations of a digital platform which will enable
six organisations to explore and present digital content to young
people. Working alongside all four Tate galleries will be firstsite,
Colchester; MOSTYN, Llandudno North Wales; Nottingham Contemporary;
Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, and Wysing Arts Centre in
collaboration with Kettle’s Yard, Cambridgeshire. Maintaining the
interest of young people while fulfilling the needs of these diverse
partners will be challenging, but you will take it in your stride.

come to us with a sound understanding of gallery and museum practice,
visual art and contemporary culture together with an interest in digital
platforms. Qualified to degree level or equivalent in art or a related
subject, you will be a confident communicator, able to engage with
different personalities and professions, with a flair for building
collaborative potential. You’ll particularly have a talent for building
relationships with young people. Your digital expertise will include
social networking such as hotschedules or open source software such as

This position is offered on a part-time fixed-term contract until 31 March 2017.

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