Lead Curator

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
40-50k
Posted
27 Sep 2021
Closes
25 Oct 2021
Ref
LCN167
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Exhibition, Other
Job Functions
Creative, Other, Planning

To own curation projects at this company, matching the finest artists and artworks to spaces in need of art interventions. Working into the Creative Director and in partnership with the Creative Team as part of larger schemes, providing opportunities to artists and art solutions to clients big and small. Helping to drive the curation narrative of the studio. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Curating artworks for a number of clients simultaneously, managing your time effectively between projects and working within budget constraints
  • The key client contact for UK curation projects, confident in managing client expectations and concerns
  • Being an advocate for great work, encouraging clients to see the value of collections
  • Putting together engaging proposals for new curation opportunities
  • Building and maintaining a strong database of new and emerging artists
  • Liaising with artistic and creative institutions to for successful partnerships
  • Constantly researching the market to understand upcoming trends in the art world
  • Providing effective line management to the Curator/ Project Manager
  • Developing the creative community strategy for the curatorial arm of the business
  • Working alongside Project Managers to estimate curation time required at the start of a project
  • Planning of events, art shows etc. 
  • Writing thought pieces and articles to promote client engagement
  • Marketing input into promotion and activation of their projects 

WHAT’S EXPECTED

  • Developing best in class relationships with the internal team
  • Staying relevant and in touch with the art scene
  • Thinking about inclusivity in the art world and promoting emerging artists
  • Briefing team members effectively, offering a high level of communication
  • Vocalising any concerns throughout the duration of the project, asking for help, time and information as required
  • Continuously communicating with Directors and Project Managers on individual project progress and overall tactical updates
  • Representing this company with good will, humour and respect

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