[artinfo] BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK is looking for a director

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BALTIC is looking for an inspirational Director with an international 
profile to provide strategic leadership and an outstanding artistic vision. 
Your role will be to further develop, lead and sustain BALTIC's exceptional 
contribution to contemporary visual art and its audiences.

You will have experience, gained at a senior level, of leading a 
contemporary arts organisation and will already have successful 
professional relationships with the foremost people of the international 
arts community, including artists, institutional directors and curators, as 
well as decision makers and opinion formers. You will want to promote broad 
public interest in contemporary visual art as well as sustaining more 
specialised audiences. Your ability to continue to build effective 
partnerships with both public and private sectors will be critical to the 
future success of BALTIC. You will also be able to demonstrate the ability 
and experience to implement a successful artistic strategy within a sound 
financial and management framework.

BALTIC opened in the summer of 2002 to widespread popular and critical 
acclaim and has already attracted over one and a half million visitors to 
its diverse programme of exhibitions, live art, seminars, classes and 
educational activities. BALTIC is situated on the south bank of the River 
Tyne, in the north of England, at the heart of the regeneration of 
Gateshead Quays. As a major initiative for contemporary art in the North of 
England, BALTIC is supported by Gateshead Council and Arts Council England.

For an application pack visit http://www.balticmill.com. Alternatively 
contact our recruitment administrator Human Resources, Gateshead Council, 
Regent Street, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 1HH, Tel: +44 (0)191 433 3847.

For an informal discussion please contact Sir Ian Wrigglesworth, Chairman 
of BALTIC on +44 (0)191 440 8893.

Closing date: Friday 18th March 2005.

BALTIC is working towards achieving diversity and welcomes applications 
from all members of the community.

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