Senior Exhibitions Registrar

Senior Exhibitions Registrar
Employer: Tate Modern
Salary: £38,208
Location: London

Since Tate Modern opened in 2000, its programme of major temporary exhibitions, collection displays, commissions, live performance, and film programme has developed in diversity, scope and profile. In 2016 Tate Modern opened the Blavatnik Building increasing the scope and breadth of the exhibition and collection displays. The Tate Modern registrarial team, within the Curatorial department ensures the highest standards for handling and transport of loaned artworks to deliver this programme.

This exciting position offers the chance to play a leading role helping Tate Modern to realise its ambitious programme of major large-scale temporary exhibitions, displays, international exhibition tours, live performance, commissioned projects and film. You will shape our strategy and how we continue to manage loans in our care, ensuring we remain responsive and innovative in every aspect of the shipping, handling and display of loaned objects.

As a senior member of the Tate Modern team you will be able to combine your project management ability and exceptional attention to detail with operational and leadership skills with an ability to work collaboratively and make an effective contribution to the running of the department. With an inclusive leadership style, you will possess the ability to inspire your colleagues, share your expertise and knowledge and promote a clear understanding of registrarial concerns across of the department. You will be expected to be a source of information and an everyday advocate for the work of the Tate Modern registrar team.

You will be an experienced registrar with an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of realising large scale temporary exhibitions. You will possess fluency and a deep understanding of required international museum standards for transportation, packing and crating, art handling and environmental conditions. You will have significant experience of negotiating loan agreements together with a thorough understanding of financial and budget management and associated high value contracts. Excellent project management skills will be essential including communication and influencing, with the ability to quickly understand and negotiate complex documents, develop effective working relationships and inspire confidence from people at all levels.

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