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Turner Contemporary is seeking a Curator for Turner Prize 2019.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference at a key moment for Turner Contemporary.

One of the best known prizes for the visual arts in the world, the Turner Prize aims to promote public debate around new developments in contemporary British art. Every other year, the prize leaves Tate Britain and is presented at a venue outside London. In 2019 this venue is Turner Contemporary. The prize is named after JMW Turner, a figure who had been innovative and controversial in his own day but is now seen as one of the greatest British artists.

As part of Turner Prize 2019, we will work with partners to welcome the widest range of visitors to engage with contemporary art and create opportunities for everyone to connect with art and artists so they can discover new ways of seeing, learning and thinking.

Curator – Turner Prize 2019 will be one of two Curators working collaboratively on the delivery of the Turner Prize 2019 exhibition in Margate. Working as part of the programming team and reporting to the Head of Exhibitions, as well as working with the Director and Head of Learning and Visitor Experience, colleagues at Tate and the nominated artists, you will plan and manage the Turner Prize exhibition and elements of the associated Public Programme and accompanying interpretation.

A creative and audience-focused individual, you will work closely with colleagues across Turner Contemporary and a wide range of external partners to deliver an exhibition that is a model of excellence regionally, nationally and internationally and which supports Turner Contemporary’s mission and values.

To apply, please complete the application form below.

Deadlines for applications: 12pm on Monday 26 November

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 18 December at Turner Contemporary

Applying for a position at Turner Contemporary

If you wish to apply for a vacancy, please download our application form. Please note that we do not accept applications by CV.

Before completing your application form, please ensure that you read the job description for the vacancy. If you have any difficulty completing your form, please call us on 01843 233000 or email info@turnercontemporary.org.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Sarah Martin, Head of Exhibitions, on 01843 233018 or email smartin@turnercontemporary.org

The application form plays an important part in the selection process, both as a tool for helping us to shortlist candidates for interview and as a basis for the interview itself. Any decision to shortlist you for interview will be based solely upon the information you supply on your application form.

Once you have completed your application form this should be returned to Medina Ward, Administrative Co-ordinator, Turner Contemporary, Rendezvous, Margate, CT9 1HG or you can do this by emailing your application to info@turnercontemporary.org.

Please note that applications need to be received by 12pm on the closing date unless otherwise stated.

Turner Contemporary takes promoting the equality of opportunity seriously and is committed to building a diverse workforce. All our vacancies are advertised to ensure that everyone has access to opportunities within Turner Contemporary. Going through the process of applying for one of our vacancies is the best way to show how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the specific role advertised. We can therefore only accept applications through this process and cannot accept CVs. 

Posted by: Turner Contemporary on Mon 5 Nov 2018