Jupiter Artland Foundation is an award-winning sculpture park set on the outskirts of Edinburgh and is home to the private art collection of Robert and Nicky Wilson. In 2016 Jupiter Artland was nominated for Art Fund Museum of the Year. Jupiter Artland is committed to commissioning outstanding contemporary art from international artists and young emerging artists often offering them the first time to develop new site-specific artwork for the outdoors. At the heart of Jupiter is its widely acclaimed pioneering learning programme. Jupiter Artland is also home to Jupiter Rising, an artist-led outdoor camping festival taking place on 27 and 28 August 2021.
Apply: Send a CV and cover letter to Eleanor by email (email@example.com) by 27 May 2021. Interviews: w/c 31 May 2021
Main Purpose of the Role
Working closely with the Directors and Founders to fulfil Jupiter Artland’s vision, the Head of Exhibitions manages programme activity both within the gallery spaces and the park. The candidate will be responsible alongside the Director for the delivery of contemporary art exhibitions, commissions, residencies and the annual music festival. The Head of Exhibitions manages the Learning Team, the Communications Team and the Production Team.The Head of Exhibitions also manages freelance staff and suppliers.
The Head of Exhibitions is a member of Jupiter Artland’s Senior Management Team, with the Head of Operations, Finance and Landscape. Strong working and strategic relationships with all SMT members is key. You will need to be a creative and focused individual and will work in partnership with a wide range of external partners to deliver an ambitious and sustainable programme that is a model of excellence.