WORK WITH US: Public Program and Education Manager

Posted on 20 February 2015 in Uncategorized
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We’re looking for an experienced organiser of interpretation, education and public engagement initiatives to work with a small team on Australia’s largest and most exciting contemporary visual arts event. Think you’re the one? Get your application in before 5 pm on Friday, 6 March 2015Download the Information Package for more information.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Public Program and Education Manager will lead the development and direction of the Biennale’s education and public engagement activities to facilitate access to and understanding of contemporary art, artists and biennale exhibitions. The position will be responsible for strategically meeting the needs of the Biennale’s diverse audiences through programming, working across the Biennale cycle to develop a focused schedule of talks, tours, performances, lectures, publications and events during exhibition as well as additional activities in the lead up to this period.

The position offers the opportunity to engage in diverse projects ranging from curating discursive and writing programs to developing the Biennale’s outreach, access and community engagement programming strands. The role also works closely with the public program staff of the Biennales’ Principal Venue Partners to conceptualise and deliver a synthesised program across the exhibition.

Applications marked ‘Confidential’ and addressing the selection criteria must be received by 5 pm on Friday, 6 March 2015. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Your application must include:

  • a cover letter;
  • responses to each selection criteria;
  • a current CV; and
  • the names and daytime contacts of at least two (2) professional referees.

Forward to:

Ben Strout, Chief Executive Officer

or post, marked ‘Confidential’ to:

Ben Strout
Chief Executive Officer
Biennale of Sydney
Level 4, The Arts Exchange
10 Hickson Road
The Rocks NSW 2000