Wednesday, August 5, 2009

[Yasmin_announcements] UK Art Employment Opportunities

Yasmin readers may find these employment opportunities of interest.

Deadline: 14 September 2009.
London, UK - Director, Tate Britain
Circa 85k GBP <> <>
Tate Britain, the home of British art from 1500 to the present, is seeking
to appoint a Director to lead the Gallery. The new Director will succeed
Stephen Deuchar, who has been appointed Director of The Art Fund, joining
Tate Britain at a time when a major programme of capital development is
under way and when the opportunity to develop a vision of engagement with
historic and contemporary British art has never been more exciting.
Reporting to Nicholas Serota, Tate's Director, the successful candidate will
be responsible for the strategic vision for Tate Britain, building on the
successes which have been achieved in recent years. He or she will conceive
and execute the public programme at Tate Britain, representing the Gallery
both externally and internally, whilst also working within the Director's
Group developing the Tate-wide Strategic Plan.
Candidates for the post will need to command respect across the organisation
of Tate, have extraordinary creative vision and demonstrate an ability to
work collaboratively with senior colleagues in line with Tate's cultural
Please contact Tamsin Chandler of Liz Amos Associates on +44 (0) 20 7664
8601 or at to learn more or to receive
an application pack. Information is also available at
<> or

Leicester, UK - Leicester Arts Company, Creative director sought for
Phoenix Square
Application deadline: 14 August 2009 at 1200 gmt. Shortlisting 17 August.
Interviews in Leicester 25 August 2009.A creative director is sought to put
the city of Leicester on the digital media, film and arts map! Leicester
Arts Centre will be opening Phoenix Square in the autumn - it is a new £21M
capital investment project in Leicester's Cultural Quarter, and follows from
the opening of Curve theatre and Leicester Creative Depot for creative
businesses. Phoenix Square is a new state of the art Digital Media Centre.
Leicester Arts Centre Limited, which previously operated Phoenix Arts, will
be the end user of this exciting facility in partnership with De Montfort
University. The facility includes a multi-screen arts cinema, digital screen
lounge, a digital media showcase 'The DMU Cube', a video studio and fully
fitted audio, edit and graphic suites. It opens to the public in November
2009. The creative director, a part-time post (circa £45,000) will provide
the creative vision for Phoenix Square (Film and Digital Media). S/he will
drive innovation and new developments in the centre. S/he will oversee the
programming and commissioning of all creative content. This will be done in
order to achieve national and international recognition of Phoenix Square
and help embed it in the local community. The creative director will be seen
as the public face of Phoenix Square. The creative director role will work
with the film programmer, digital programmers and De Montfort University's
research fellow to provide the creative vision for the organization, drive
innovation and new developments in the centre and oversee the programming
and commissioning of all creative content. The ideal candidate will have
held a senior role in an arts, creative industries or further/higher
education organisation; and will have proven creative experience. S/he will
have commercial acumen and the ability to cultivate an environment in which
creativity can flourish.
For details and an information pack, contact Brenda Cooper
21 Upper Brown Street, Leicester, LE1 5TE, UK
Phone: 00 44 116 257 7384 <> <>

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