Vacancy for Director of Exhibitions

Contract type: Permanent, full-time
Salary: Competitive, plus 8% pension contribution
Application deadline: Thursday 14 October, 10.00

Please note that this role was advertised previously but we were unable to proceed because of the pandemic. If you applied before we would be grateful if would re-submit your application.

We are seeking an exceptional individual with extensive curatorial and leadership experience in exhibition making to play a major role in shaping and delivering Somerset House’s exhibition programme, as well as forming a vital part of the organisation’s senior management team.

Working at a strategic level, with an international outlook but able to get involved in detail, this role is demanding, challenging and offers the successful candidate an opportunity to initiate, manage, curate and deliver ambitious work across Somerset House.

The overarching programme strategy and objectives are overseen by the Director of Somerset House. The Director of Exhibitions, the Director of Studios & Producing and the Head of  Engagement & Skills work closely with the Director to develop and shape the future direction, each leading on the delivery of a different strand of the programme.