Art jobs and opportunities | Rockbund Art Museum (RAM), Art Basel Miami Beach 2017, Japan Society… and more

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JOB | Miami | Art Tour Guides | Art Basel Miami Beach 2017 – apply ASAP

Art Nexus, in collaboration with Art Basel, is seeking Art Historians, Art Critics and Art Specialists to work as Tour Guides at the upcoming Art Basel Miami Beach taking place from 7 – 10 December 2017 in Miami. This is a part-time temporary role ideal for multilingual art workers fluent in any one of these languages: English and Chinese (Mandarin), Spanish and German. Interested applicants please email a cover letter and a current resume to: (ATTN Benedicta Badia).


OPEN CALL | London | Call for Applications | Cockpit Arts – 1 November 2017

Cockpit Arts is an award-winning social enterprise and the UK’s only business incubator for craftspeople nationally and internationally. The organisation is now accepting applications to join its studio space from all types of craft businesses (ceramics, glass, jewellery and textiles, and more). Cockpit Arts will provide support to successful candidates through their Business Incubator to facilitate craft business development. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview on 15 – 16 November and the start date is 1 January 2018. MORE HERE


JOB | Shanghai | Education Specialist & Customer Service Specialist | Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) – apply by unspecified

The Rockbund Art Museum is the first contemporary art museum in China that is fully devoted to supporting contemporary art production and creativity. The Education Specialist & Customer Service Specialist is a part-time role contributing to the museum’s public programming and education as one of its major missions. Interested applicants please send current CV and cover letter in both Chinese and English to: and note in the subject line “Name+Postion applied”. MORE HERE


JOB | Hong Kong | Logistic Assistant / Registrar | Galerie Perrotin – apply by unspecified

Galeries Perrotin’s Hong Kong gallery is looking for a full-time Logistic Assistant / Registrar to work on international and domestic shipments, logistics follow-ups, artwork documentation and database maintenance. Applicants will have proven experience and knowledge as logistics coordinator and good command of English (French-speaking is an asset but not essential). Work benefits include 5-day work week, medical insurance and 13 months salary. To apply, please email: MORE HERE


JOB | New York | Multiple Positions | Japan Society – apply by unspecified

Japan Society is a multidisciplinary hub for global leaders, artists, scholars, educators and English and Japanese-speaking audiences seeking to understand and appreciate Japanese art and culture. Japan Society sponsors and organises more than 100 events annually through its art gallery, performing arts programme, film festival, etc. The organisation is currently offering multiple career opportunities including Performing Arts Program Officer, Development Officer and Digital Content Officer. While these roles vary in requirements and responsibilities, they are generally ideal for experienced New York-based art professionals.  MORE HERE


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JOB | Beijing | Residency Director and Coordinator | Red Gate Residency – 15 October 2017 or until filled

Initiated by the Red Gate Gallery, the Red Gate Residency is an international artists’ residency programme in Beijing providing artists, curators, writers and academics with the opportunity to live and create work in China. The Residency is now offering two full-time position vacancies: Residency Director and Residency Coordinator. Training for the Director role will begin in October and November whilst the Coordinator candidate is sought to start immediately. Both roles provide opportunities to engage with international artists on a regular basis and require flexible time commitment, and communication skills in Chinese and English. Compensation to be discussed. To apply or make inquiries please contact Brian Wallace, Founder and Red Gate Gallery Director ( MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | London, UK | Call for Angolan Artists/Curators | Delfina Foundation – 15 October 2017

Delfina Foundation is offering a two-month residency for an artist or a curator from Angola to take on the Open Season Residency in Summer 2018. The programme begins with a structured series of guided visits to local art establishments, initiatives and professionals, followed by individual research and opportunities to participate in career development. All basic accommodation, facilities and living and travelling costs are covered by the Foundation during the residency period. This 8-week opportunity is open only to Angolan citizens currently living and working in Angola. MORE HERE


JOB | Singapore | Administrative Positions | LASALLE College of the Arts – 16 or 20 October 2017

LASALLE College of the Arts in Singapore is a leading tertiary institution in cutting-edge contemporary arts and design education and practice. The college has two job vacancies available: Senior Executive (Student Recruitment) and Senior Executive (Marketing Communications). The ideal candidate will have a relevant Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of work experience. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Worldwide | Call for Photographic Entries | The Working Artist Photography Award – 17 October 2017

The Working Artist Photography Award is calling all photographers and photo-based artists from around the world. Photographic work submissions are not limited by styles, subject matters or formats. As this is an art purchase award, the winners will be asked to exchange one of their original works or smaller series of original works for inclusion in Working Artist Org.’s collection. Shipping costs will be covered by the Award whilst artists are responsible for arranging the freight. No written proposals, application forms or CVs are required. There is a submission review fee of USD25. MORE HERE


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