Project Officer (Sculpture project), Art UK

  •  North West, Glasgow, Scotland
  •  Paid (£20k-25k)
  •  Full time
  •  Closes August 30, 2018
  •  katey.goodwin@artuk.org

Description

Art UK wishes to appoint a full-time Project Officer to assist with editing, checking and transferring sculpture and collection data as part of the Art UK Sculpture project. This is a fixed-term contract running to the end of May 2020. Art UK ‘s head office is in London, but this role will be based in our new project office in Glasgow.

The Art UK Sculpture project is using digital and physical engagement to transform the way people access and learn about sculpture. Supported by a National Lottery grant, this ambitious initiative will digitise 170,000 sculptures from inside public collections and outdoors in the nation’s parks, streets and squares and display them on the Art UK website.

Project Officer experience and qualities

Essential:

  • Must be adept in use of Qi and Adobe Photoshop, as well as content management systems, MS Office and online productivity tools

  • Must be able to check data and text to a very high standard and accurately follow Art UK conventions and style guidelines

  • First-class written and spoken communication skills

  • The confidence to engage and work effectively with a range of people, including the public, project partners, consultants, the media, volunteers, collection staff and Art UK colleagues

  • Self-motivated and reliable, with a clear focus on reaching deadlines on time and on budget

  • Confident working alone and in a team

  • High attention to detail

Desirable:

  • Interest in art and/or heritage collections

For a full job description, go to: https://artuk.org/about/jobs

To apply: A CV and a covering application letter should to be sent via email to Katey Goodwin, Deputy Director, Art UK, katey.goodwin@artuk.org. Deadline: 9am, Wednesday 30 May 2018.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Interviews will be held in Glasgow on Friday 15 June 2018. The interview process will involve a test. Full details will be given to the candidates called for interview.

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