Plymouth City Council

Head of Contemporary Arts, The Box

Salary: Competitive, with good benefits
Contract: Permanent, reporting to the CEO
Ref:  PLA/513

The Box, Plymouth

Want to be part of the largest and most exciting cultural project, outside of London, to open in 2020? The Box, Plymouth is a £40m. museum, contemporary art gallery and secure home for 6 archives and collections, which is being built adjacent to the University of Plymouth and Plymouth College of Art. Plymouth is at the heart of the national Mayflower 400 commemorations and The Box will be its flagship legacy project. With funding secured from the City Council, the Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England, The Box aspires to deliver an ongoing programme of international significance.

You will be responsible for the creative vision and development of the Contemporary Art Programme

In this new role, The Box is seeking an exceptional curator/artistic leader with a track record for producing innovative and high quality contemporary arts programmes of critical acclaim.  Responsible for the creative vision and development of the Contemporary Art Programme, they will have the reputation and ability to command the respect of the national contemporary arts community and to provide the leadership to the staff team, major stakeholders and partners across the city.

To Apply:

For more information and an application pack contact Joanna Kill of Liz Amos Associates on +44 (0)20 3004 4701 or email

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Closing date for applications: Close of business on Tuesday 1 May 2018