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Lara Favaretto, Absolutely Nothing, 2017. Installation view, Nottingham Contemporary. Photo Sam Kirby.

Lara Favaretto, Absolutely Nothing, 2017. Installation view, Nottingham Contemporary. Photo Sam Kirby.

Lara Favaretto, Absolutely Nothing, 2017. Installation view, Nottingham Contemporary. Photo Sam Kirby.

Lara Favaretto, Absolutely Nothing, 2017. Installation view, Nottingham Contemporary. Photo Sam Kirby.

Wu Tsang, Duilian, 2016. Installation view, Nottingham Contemporary. Photo Sam Kirby

Wu Tsang, Duilian, 2016. Installation view, Nottingham Contemporary. Photo Sam Kirby

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Youth Programmer

Salary: £22,000 pa, pro rata. 2 year contract.

Hours:  3 days each week including some evenings and weekends

Role:  To develop and manage a creative programme for 15 – 25 year olds in Nottingham

Responsible to: Head of Learning             

 

Nottingham Contemporary is a free contemporary art gallery with a mission to reach wide and diverse audiences. Over a quarter of our audiences are aged 15 – 26 and several thousand young people take part in our programme of events, courses, residencies and projects each year.

With the benefit of additional funding from The Garfield Weston Foundation we are now looking to evolve the programme with an experienced Programmer to lead our Youth Programme for the next 2 years.

We are looking for a person with excellent experience of managing and supporting projects with young people, with good partnership building skills and passionate about young people’s participation in shaping our gallery.

You will need to be self-motivated and organised with a strong understanding of the needs of young people and creative opportunities. You will have proven experience in all aspects of youth facing work. Good experience and knowledge of safeguarding practices will be essential.

To apply for the position, please download the application form and job description from our website www.nottinghamcontemporary.org/opportunities

Please email a completed application to nicola@nottinghamcontemporary.org or send in the post to the gallery and to Nicola Murray.

 

Application deadline – Wed 1 Aug

Interviewing will take place – Wed 22 Aug

 

We are committed to making our workforce representative of our city and encourage applicants from different backgrounds and different experiences

Nottingham Contemporary is funded by Arts Council England and Nottingham City Council. Nottingham Contemporary is an equal opportunities employer.

 

Learning Programme Manager – Fixed Term Contract to May 2019

 

Salary: £25,000 pa, pro rata

Hours: 5 days (35 hours) each week with occasional evenings and weekends

Role: To develop and deliver our formal and informal learning programme for schools, colleges and families and support the strategic development of programmes

Responsible to: Head of Learning  

 

Nottingham Contemporary is a contemporary art gallery that aims to excite and inspire learning for all ages. Every year our Learning Programme reaches over 25,000 participants across programmes for schools, families, young people and community groups.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Learning Programmes manager to join our dedicated team of programmers, artists and Play & Learn Facilitators for 9 months.

Over this time, your role will be to develop and manage our learning programmes for schools, colleges and families and support the strategic development of our offer.

Key areas of work will include the delivery of funded partnerships with schools, the development of resources and CPD for teachers, managing school visits and events, and our busy Family Programme and team.

You will have experience of managing education projects for young people and be passionate about the educative value of the arts for all.

To apply for the position, please download the application form and job description from our website www.nottinghamcontemporary.org/opportunities

Please email a completed applications to nicola@nottinghamcontemporary.org or mail to the gallery.

Application deadline – Fri 20 July 2018

Interviewing will take place – Mon 30 July 2018

 

We are committed to making our workforce representative of our city and encourage applicants from different backgrounds and different experiences

Nottingham Contemporary is funded by Arts Council England and Nottingham City Council. Nottingham Contemporary is an equal opportunities employer.

 

Curator of Public Programmes

Responsible to: Head of Public Programmes & Research

Responsible for: Interns appointed to support the programme’s delivery                

Salary: £23,000 – 24,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Term:  Full time, Initial fixed-term contract to July 2020

Established in 2009, Nottingham Contemporary’s Public Programme is a pioneering three-way partnership between Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham.

Nottingham Contemporary’s Public Programme consists of more than 100 free-to-attend public events each year. These events include: screenings, performances, workshops, symposia, and publishing practices. The Programme explores each of Nottingham Contemporary’s Exhibition’s ideas, contemporary cultural and political debates, as well as long-term research strands about critical curatorial practices, visual cultures and postcolonial debates.

The Programme is committed to connecting the interests of our local community with current debates from across the globe, whilst also engaging with practice-based research, exploring new modes of inquiry in the cultural sector in collaboration with academics and cultural practitioners.

We are now looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Curator who will work closely with the Head of Public Programmes and Research to support the strategic development of our offer. The Curator of Public Programmes will develop and manage our series of events with the team of programmers.

To be successful in this role you will be a self-motivated, team player with experience of project management and event organisation in the cultural and academic sector. Additionally, you will have an interest in and an understanding of international contemporary art and socio-political debates, critical theory and cultural studies, and postcolonial concerns in a multi-disciplinary context.

To apply for this position, please download the application form and job description from our website www.nottinghamcontemporary.org/opportunities.

Please email complete applications to nicola@nottinghamcontemporary.org or mail to the gallery, stand alone CV’s are not accepted but can be used alongside a completed application.

Application deadline – Wednesday 8 August 2018

Interviewing will take place – Wednesday 15 August 2018

We are committed to making our workforce representative of our city and encourage applications from different backgrounds and different experiences. We are particularly keen to hear from applications from Black, Asian and Minority Backgrounds.

 

Nottingham Contemporary is funded by Arts Council England and Nottingham City Council. Nottingham Contemporary is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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