Job vacancy: Freelance Curatorial Assistant

Please note that applications for this role are now closed

The Migration Museum is making a move to an exciting new venue in 2020, where we will re-stage our acclaimed exhibition, Room to Breathe, to open in mid-February 2020, and a new exhibition, Departures, charting 400 years of British emigration, due to open in April 2020.

We now require a curatorial assistant for a fixed period of twelve weeks to support our head of creative content, Aditi Anand, and curator, Sue McAlpine, in delivering these exhibitions and other displays.

The successful candidate will have experience of researching, planning and staging exhibitions, festivals, theatre performances or similar. They will have worked with collaborators and external partners to develop multimedia/multidisciplinary projects. They will be extremely organised and comfortable with carrying out administrative as well as creative tasks, and be self-directed and thrive in a fast-paced work environment. This role may require evening and weekend work and additional fee-paid days.

The position will also require working closely with all other members of staff on marketing, communications, programming and education content.

This role is 3 days per week, for a fixed period of 12 weeks from 7 January 2020.

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To apply for this position, please e-mail a copy of your CV and a covering letter, of no more than 500 words to our director, Sophie Henderson:

The deadline for applications is Midnight on Sunday 15 December 2019. 

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interviews the week beginning 16 December 2019.