Expired: CURATORIAL COORDINATOR AT SPIER ARTS TRUST CAPE TOWN

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Opportunity Description

SPIER ARTS TRUST EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Title: CURATORIAL COORDINATOR
Department: Curatorial
Remuneration: Negotiable
Location: Cape Town, CBD
Education level: Degree
Job level: Junior/Mid
Travel requirement: Occasional
Job policy: Employment Equity position
Contract Type: 1 year

Summary of the position:
Based in Cape Town and reporting to the Chief Curator, this position is responsible for a broad range of activities related to research, administration and relationship coordination with artists and art agents. The Curatorial Coordinator provides essential support to the Chief Curator. This role will suit an individual starting a career as a curatorial assistant and is eager to expand their practical experience.

Areas of Delivery:

  • Art ecosystem research and reporting
  • Artists communication
  • Artwork sourcing administrative support
  • Collection management administrative support

Qualification and Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Visual Arts, Museum Studies, Communications, Film/Media Studies, Arts Administration, or a related arts field preferred and proven relevant work experience
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Analytical thinker
  • Excellent communicator (written and oral)
  • Ability to work with diversity
  • Results-oriented and ability to work under pressure
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong administration skills with a high level of accuracy
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Sketch-up pro, or InDesign advantageous
  • Preference will be given to EE candidates that graduated between 2015 – 2020

Fixed-term contract: 12 months
Salary: negotiable:

Company Description

Spier Arts Trust values the cultural contribution of art to South Africa’s creative economy. Our purpose is to facilitate successful art careers by enabling freedom of creative expression with the potential for social transformation. Our business model is one of shared value; our patron partners are committed in a long term strategy to realise economic business goals while doing good in society.

We build significant art collections for our patron partners through the administration of an ecosystem of career development opportunities for fine artists. These include, among others, Spier Artisan Studios, Creative Block and Qaqambile Bead Studio.

How to Apply

Please email your cover letter and CV, including three contactable referees, to Spier Arts Trust at info@spierartstrust.co.za.
If you have not received a response within four weeks, please consider your application
unsuccessful.