INDIA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS (IFA)
Job Vacancy: Assistant Programme Executive - Curatorship
India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) is an independent philanthropic organization based in Bangalore. We make grants nationwide in support of arts research, arts practice, and arts education. Please visit www.indiaifa.orgfor further information on our mission, objectives and programmes.
IFA is looking for an Assistant Programme Executive who will primarily assist with the programmatic and administrative aspects of IFA’sCuratorship Programme which has been conceivedin collaboration with select institutions across the country, towards building capacity in the areas of visual arts, film, and museumcuratorship.
Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the Assistant Programme Executive will include:
Creating and implementing an effective dissemination strategy of material generated over the past two years under the curatorship programme including the consolidation of the curatorship website;
Profile: IFA is looking for an individual with professional training and/or a degree in arts or humanities, communications or media. Work experience with institutions, production houses, museums or galleries would be an added advantage.
The Candidate is expected to possess good communication and networking skills, analytical capabilities, the ability to multi-task, work in a team and meet deadlines. Computer skills are essential. The job may involve some amount of travel within India.
Contract: IFA will offer a contract of one year to the successful applicant. The contract term is likely to start 15th September, 2012.
Remuneration: TheAssistant Programme Executive will be paid a consolidated sum of Rs. 3.24 lakhs per annum.
Application: Applicants should submit a covering letter, a detailed C.V., samples of their writing, and a statement of purpose outlining their interest in IFA’s Curatorship Programme. The deadline for applications is August 20, 2012, after which shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview in Bangalore.
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