FTC until July 2019 Assistant Exhibitions Manager

FTC until July 2019 Assistant Exhibitions Manager
Employer: Royal Academy of Arts
Salary: 24000.00
Location: London

Assistant Exhibition Manager Fixed Term Contract until July 2019
Exhibitions Department, Artistic Programmes
Based in Piccadilly
£24,000 plus generous pension scheme & other attractive benefits
About the Royal Academy of Arts and our values
The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is one of the UK’s foremost arts institutions. We are best known for our programme of world-class exhibitions including David Hockney RA: A Bigger Picture, Ai Weiwei and Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse.
We are an innovative and forward-looking organisation, yet we’re also immensely proud and respectful of our two and a half centuries of heritage. Our mission is to be a clear, strong voice for art and artists and we are leaders in the exhibition, creation and debate of the visual arts.
About the role
The Exhibitions Department organises the RA’s world renowned exhibition programme.
An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen for an exceptional individual to join the team as an Assistant Exhibitions Manager, providing support to the Exhibitions Managers and Senior 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, 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.
How to apply
You will find further details about this position in the Current Vacancies and How to Apply section of the Careers page on our website http://www.royalacademy.org.uk/careers.

Closing date for applications:  Sunday 11th November 2018
Interviews to be held: Monday 19th November 2018        

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