Partnerships & Programme Manager

Organisation: National Galleries of Scotland

Salary: £34,463 per annum

Location: London & Edinburgh

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced project or programme manager to play a key role in delivering this ambitious national programme. As the Partnerships & Programme Manager, ARTIST ROOMS you will be part of a creative project team working for Tate and National Galleries of Scotland (NGS). ARTIST ROOMS aims to widen access and engagement for audiences with international modern and contemporary art through a programme of exhibitions developed with museums and galleries across the UK. In this role you will manage the ARTIST ROOMS national programme and play a key role in developing the network of national partners by building new relationships and collaborative partnerships. You will oversee day-to-day operational management of the programme focussing on project planning and delivery, working across all relevant internal departments at Tate and NGS to support smooth running and involvement of the teams across sites.

A skilled project manager and confident negotiator, your knowledge of the UK arts sector and experience of working with a museum or gallery collection will make you an ideal candidate. An excellent communicator, with proven experience of leading, motivating and influencing teams, you’ll enjoy collaboration and be adept at building relationships. A natural problem solver, you can find creative solutions and flexible ways of working to realise ambitious projects. You have demonstrable organisation, planning, scheduling and administrative skills, with the ability to prioritise and coordinate multiple activities to meet deadlines. Above everything, you’ll be excited by the challenges and opportunities the role offers, and the part you can play in bringing this unique programme to audiences.

Successful candidates will have access to a range of benefits, including 25 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 27 days pro rata after 3 years of service; an extra day off for your birthday each year; a cycle to work scheme; opportunities for blended and flexible working; free access to Tate exhibitions and other museums and galleries; Life Assurance; and a ‘Defined Contribution’ pension scheme with generous employer contributions. Successful candidates who are already members of the Civil Service Pension Scheme or have recently left the scheme may be eligible to remain as members of this scheme instead.

Application Deadline: Sunday 16/10/2022