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Job title: Exhibition Manager
Organisation: Barbican International Enterprises
Type: Permanent Contract, Full-time (35 hours)
Salary: £36,060 – £40,750 per annum, inclusive of London Weighting depending on experience
Location: London, United Kingdom
We’re Europe’s largest multi-arts venue presenting a diverse range of art, music, theatre, dance, film, and creative learning events.
Barbican International Enterprises curate and develop exhibitions at the forefront of digital technology and innovation. Our curatorial approach explores the rapidly changing world we inhabit and our co-evolution with technology. We create unique collaborations across art, science, technology, and popular culture, offering a fresh, global perspective on urgent issues. We produce holistic environments in which contemporary art, immersive experiences, historical artefacts, design, videogaming, and music provide an unparalleled creative exploration of essential narratives. Our exhibitions differ from a traditional museum or art gallery experience. They occupy a physical space, but with predominantly digital and interactive works.
There is an opportunity to join our BIE team as an Exhibitions Manager to oversee the development and International touring of elements of BIE’s exhibitions programme. Please note this role involves working outside of the UK for periods of 2-3 weeks with the Barbican providing accommodation and travel while abroad.
We are looking for someone with an interest or demonstrable knowledge of art, visual culture and exhibitions. You’ll have:
The BIE team is currently working remotely, and we have a blended model of part working in the office and part remotely. If you need flexibility in how you work, we’ll do our best to accommodate it.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits including a great pension scheme, season ticket, cycle to work scheme, free access to museums and galleries, discounts on retail, healthcare and on-site cafes and restaurants. You’ll have access to Employee Assistance Programme, trained Mental Health First aiders and City of London staff networks. We worked hard over the last year to make our office and public spaces Covid-safe and have rigorous safety measures and practices in place to support it.
We hope for the role to start end of January/early February (subject to notice periods).