Public Programmes Assistant
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The RIBA is a global professional membership body driving excellence in architecture.
Salary:£20,480 - £23,552
Hours: 21 hours per week, 18 months fixed-term contract
RIBA is now seeking an energetic and resourceful Public Programmes Assistant to help support the delivery and administration of its exhibitions and events programme.
These are exciting times for us. It is a future ambition of RIBA to become the leading national voice for architecture by creating world-class exhibitions and events programmes for both a specialist audience and for the broader public. The newly built Architecture Gallery, located within RIBA headquarters at 66 Portland Place, signals the first important step in achieving these ambitions. To date, RIBA has showcased critically acclaimed collection-focused exhibitions as well as temporary installation by artists and architects, such as Assemble, Pablo Bronstein and Sam Jacob Studio.
Keen to start a career in public programming, you will undertake a variety of administrative duties for the exhibitions team and support with the delivery of a wide range of engaging and thought-provoking public events. A key part of the role is to oversee the evaluation of our public programmes, administer and advertise events, undertake curatorial research, book travels for speakers, minute meetings and inform stakeholders internally about upcoming events and outcomes.
The successful candidate will have experience in a range of administrative duties within a busy office. Your organisational skills and methodical approach will allow you to work on a number of tasks simultaneously, and you’ll be able to prioritise effectively. You will have a good standard of written English, sound knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and solid communication skills.
Job description: Public Programmes Assistant
Closing date: 22 June 2018
Interview date: TBC
We welcome and encourage job applicants from all backgrounds and sector experience.
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