Assistant Curator of Public Programmes
Reporting to: Director
Contract: part-time, temporary (4 days a week)
Salary: £24,000.00 pro rata
Deadline for applications: 5 October 2018
The Museum of Architecture is a charity dedicated to stimulating innovation in the architectural industry and helping the public better engage with architecture. MoA provides resources for architects to rethink the way they approach their practice and communicate with the audiences they are designing for. MoA also seeks to expand the public’s understanding of the built environment by linking architecture to contemporary culture to make it accessible to all. MoA is a pop-up museum, currently embarking on a long-term development plan to secure a permanent space for the museum. As a pop-up museum, the MoA curates and develops public installations, projects and exhibitions, as well as two series of public programmes.
The MoA’s public programmes are a space for debate and inquiry into key issues shaping the relationship between architecture and society. The programme is shaped both by MoA’s exhibitions and strategic aims, as well as informed by its long-term mission to become a research institute for contemporary architecture. The successful applicant will have a good knowledge of design and architecture industries, be a creative thinker and have a proactive curatorial approach that will expand the MoA’s audiences and enrich its cultural offer.
Purpose of the job
The successful candidate will be responsible for curating and delivering MoA’s talks and events programme in collaboration with the museum’s director. They will be expected to manage the budgets, develop innovative events, grow the museum’s audiences and diversify its current programme of events. They will work closely with the museum’s network of partners and coordinate its events ambassadors and volunteers.
Download the person specification pack for a full description of the role here
To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight on 5 October 2018.