Exhibitions Producer

Design-Nation is a leading portfolio for designer-makers based in the UK who create craft, design and product. Our mission is to bring together partners, champions and investment, to strengthen business and creative development in the contemporary design and crafts sector.

Between January 2020 and March 2022, Design-Nation will produce group exhibition showcases at:

  • 10 UK retail shows
  • 12 UK and international trade shows
  • 8 major exhibitions, including 2 touring per annum.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, creative and well organised Exhibitions Producer to produce and deliver our exhibitions programme and help drive our creative programme through an exciting period of change.  Candidates for the post will already be recognised for their artistic vision and innovation in producing exhibitions that meet the demands of high quality and audience engagement.

The postholder will work as part of a small creative team and be responsible for bringing together a dynamic and engaging programme of temporary and touring exhibitions that strive for quality, innovation and excellence.  You will be a good problem solver and be hands-on and innovative in your approach, ideally with a wide network of sector contacts and suppliers.

Design-Nation is based at The National Centre for Craft & Design in Sleaford. The postholder will predominantly work from home and will be expected to attend periodic meetings at NCCD, at their own expense.  All other business related travel, including attendance at UK-wide exhibitions and events, will be reimbursed.

Design-Nation is at a pivotal point of change and growth.  This is a fantastic opportunity for a creative and committed person who wants to make their mark with the most exciting and innovative network for contemporary designer-makers in the UK.

This position is currently a fixed term post until March 2022.

For an informal conversation regarding the post, please contact:

Applications close 5pm on Wed 11 March.  Visit our website to download the application information and form – www.designnation.co.uk.

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Contact Name

Clare Edwards 

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Start Date

20th February 2020

Closing Date

11th March 2020