Exhibitions Assistant

Exhibitions Assistant
Employer: Royal Academy of Arts
Salary: £22,000 per year
Location: London

Exhibitions Assistant
Salary: £22,000 (increase to £25,000 after 12 months)
Location: Blackfriars, London
Deadline: 24/04/2017 23:59
Hours: 40.00
Benefits: group pension scheme, staff incentive scheme & other attractive benefits

Job Type: Permanent

The Exhibitions Department organises the RA’s world renowned programme of eight exhibitions each year.

An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen for an exceptional individual to join the team as an Exhibitions Assistant, providing support to the Exhibitions Managers on all logistical and organisational aspects of exhibition programming, from inception to conclusion.

About you

You will be well organised, calm and solution-orientated. You will be able to plan ahead, and predict and overcome obstacles. You must be able to use your initiative and maintain a flexible approach to your work.

This role requires you to have excellent interpersonal skills to build and sustain strong working relationships with colleagues and external organisations and individuals.

You will have excellent administration skills, preferably gained in a visual arts environment. A strong attention to detail is vital, alongside well-honed organisational and logistical ability.

You will also need to be computer literate and have knowledge of database systems.

You are likely to be educated to degree level, preferably in art history or related subject, and have a genuine interest in the work of the Academy.

What benefits do we offer?

We offer a very generous pension scheme, contributing up to 10% of your salary into a defined contribution scheme.

On top of 25 days’ holiday and 8 days bank holiday each year, we close between Christmas Eve and New Year, allowing staff additional paid holiday.

Staff are encouraged to attend free History of Art and life drawing classes on site. We also have a staff choir, running club and craft club. Best of all, we have a reciprocal agreement with many leading museums and art galleries in London and New York, that allow you to enter for free with your staff pass.

Closing date for applications: 24 April 2017

Interviews to be held: w/c 1 May 2017

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