PARALLEL Curatorship Co-ordinator

A unique opportunity has arisen to be part of a successful team delivering a special event – the PARALLEL Curatorship – as part of FORMAT19, a leading International Photography Festival. Based in Derby UK, FORMAT International Photography Festival offers a diverse mix of activity including portfolio reviews, exhibitions, open calls, commissions, mass participation projects, workshops and more.

PARALLEL is a pan-European platform designed and led by and co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union The 2019 edition of Curatorship will take place during FORMAT19 and we are looking for a talented project manager to organise and deliver this unique event.

The Curatorship will take place during the launch week for FORMAT 19, in Derby, UK from 14th– 17th March 2019 and will consist of 4-days of public presentations by 30 selected emerging artists to 6 emerging curators, plus private meetings between the PARALLEL team and the 18 European partner arts organisations. The partner organisations, artist and curators are already selected. The co-ordinator’s organisational responsibilities include arranging the Curatorship event with the PARALLEL and FORMAT teams, and booking participant travel, accommodation and hospitality. Full details of the role are in the job description.

As the Co-ordinator of the event you will need to have experience of and a passion for artist CPD, working with people and knowledge of project management. With great organisational skills, you must be able to juggle a variety of responsibilities and respond positively to challenges.

Freelance Fee – £2500 (30 days)

To find out more about the role download the job details below.

TO APPLY: Send us your up to date CV together with a covering letter using the template provided below telling why you are the right person for the role and send these to

Application Deadline 24th September 2018
Interviews 8th October 2018

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Contact Name

Lucy Sherwin

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Start Date

4th September 2018

Closing Date

24th September 2018