Technical Director


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The MUSEUM MMK FÜR MODERNE KUNST is seeking a technical director of exhibition production to join its team.


The technical director we are looking for has an understanding and knowledge of exhibition production, as well as experience in working on new artwork commissions. The technical director will be responsible for the organization and technical preparation, planning and supervision of the installation and dismantling of exhibitions as well as events at the MMK’s three exhibition venues. Her/his duties will moreover include the award of contracts to the various trades and budget control. The coordination and monitoring of building maintenance and technical maintenance measures at the three venues will be a further part of her/his responsibilities.

Within the team, the technical director will have the personnel responsibility for all technical departments of the museum, including restoration, technical workshops, building services, storage administration, building security and the free-lance art handling team. This means that the technical director has the ability to lead and motivate employees as well as social competence and a sense of responsibility.


We are looking for a technical director who combines technical knowledge and organizational and social skills with a keen interest in contemporary art. Our new colleague is a socially competent person with a high level of commitment, enthusiasm for solving tricky problems, team spirit and artistic sensitivity.

We are offering a responsible and demanding job with scope for creativity, great proximity to art, artists and artistic thinking within the framework of exhibitions and new productions, and an interdisciplinary, interesting and open-minded working environment.

How to Apply

The MMK endorses diversity. Applications from persons of all nationalities and all genders are expressly desired.

We look forward to receiving your application! A full job description is available in the link below. Please submit applications (all in one PDF file) to:

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Posted on October 10