Exhibition Co-ordinator 1 day per week or equivalent, start asap for 5 week duration £200 bursary fee The

University of Birmingham’s Artists in Residence Sarah Taylor Silverwood and Bobby Nixon are holding an exhibition from 18th-31st March 2013. The exhibition is titled ‘Through Great Efforts to High Things’ which comes from the University’s motto ‘Per Ardua Ad Alta’. It will be held in a shop unit in the city centre. The exhibition is part of a University-wide Arts and Science Festival We are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity to be Exhibitions Co-ordinator. Based at the artists’ studio on campus, you will work alongside the artists and curatorial team to help co-ordinate the show. This will include: - organising framing - transport - venue liaison and logistics - installation - insurances - marketing and PR - admin - events - responsibility for a team of volunteers. Essential Skills The successful candidate must; Have a passion for contemporary art Be self-motivated with excellent organisational skills and able to work under pressure Have excellent interpersonal skills and confidence in dealing with the public, volunteers, press and artists alike Be a great communicator- spoken and written Have experience of office administration and software including Word and Excel Have a creative and flexible approach to the role Desirable Skills Have some curatorial experience or experience of working in a contemporary gallery Experience of festivals or event co-ordination A background in the arts and/or a relevant arts degree How do I apply? Please provide a covering letter outlining your suitability for the job as well as a brief CV no later than Saturday 23nd February at 5pm. Please apply by email to Sarah Taylor Silverwood: s.taylor.5@bham.ac.uk Please get in touch on the email above if you have any questions. For more information about the artists see: www.sarahsilverwood.com www.bobbynixon.blogspot.com http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/culture/artistsinres.aspx

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