Job Opportunity: Director
Published on 3 October 2017
Competitive salary and benefits
Application Deadline: 6 November 2017
Photoworks seeks to appoint a new Director to succeed current Director, Celia Davies, who leaves Photoworks at the end of 2017, after eight successful years with the organisation.
We seek a dynamic and ambitious individual who’ll build on our achievements to date and our distinctive and respected reputation. The new Director will inspire and lead the agile Photoworks team to deliver major cultural projects across different platforms nationally and internationally, overseeing the business plan implementation to realise them.
You’ll be a significant player in the photography and visual culture scene with a strong curatorial background and experienced in commissioning artists. You will have the vision to lead and ability to work in collaboration. You’re adept in understanding the operational demands of an organisation, with the ability to foster partners and stakeholders and seek out new cultural, strategic and commercial opportunities that extend the reach and impact of our work. You’ll be strongly committed to diversity and inclusion at every level of our activity.
Reporting directly to the Photoworks Board of Trustees, the Director will take overall responsibility for the organisation ensuring its full potential, its resilience and sustainability, and shaping its future.
Deadline for applications is midnight Monday, 6 November 2017.
Interviews will be on Thursday, 16 November and Friday, 17 November 2017 in Brighton with possible second interviews on Monday, 20 November.
Photoworks is an equal opportunities employer and committed to encouraging applications from diverse candidates.
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If you would like to have an informal conversation about the role with Matt Locke, Photoworks Chair of Trustees, please contact Zoltan Borovics, firstname.lastname@example.org 01273 643 908 to arrange a suitable time.