[artinfo] Malmö Konsthall seeks Director
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Sat Jul 6 23:42:36 CEST 2013
Application deadline: September 15, 2013
Work for the City of Malmö!
By working for the City of Malmö you will have
the opportunity to work with sustainable social
development. As a community builder you will play
an important role in Malmö's development, which
is why we regard ourselves as the workplace of
the future. The fact that all people are of equal
value is a prerequisite for democracy and also
has a self-evident place in our system of values.
Malmö Konsthall has one of Europe's biggest and
most beautiful spaces for contemporary art and
organises a number of exhibitions every year. Its
unique building and quality-based programme give
Malmö Konsthall a strong profile and strength at
the international level and make it one of the
leading and most interesting art institutions in
the region. Malmö Konsthall places great
importance on reaching out to its public and on
its immediate proximity to the regional arts
scene. Malmö Konsthall is the home of
contemporary art in Malmö and is where people
encounter the latest and most exciting art-local,
regional and international.
Malmö Konsthall deliberately aims to gain new
visitors by offering the greatest possible
openness and accessibility. In order to enrich
visitors' experience of contemporary art and to
stimulate both intellectual and practical work,
Malmö Konsthall aims to develop and strengthen
its art educational activities, in particular for
children and young people.
The business objectives of Malmö Konsthall:
-To produce and present a number of Swedish and
international exhibitions of current contemporary
-To promote cooperation at the international and
national levels but also to be an active arena
for the regional artistic scene
-To provide generous opening hours and an
interesting and varied programme with the aim of
reaching visitors of all ages and from all social
groups whatever their cultural background
-To continue to renew and further strengthen its
art educational activities, especially for
children and young people as well as special
-To arrange exhibition activities in public
spaces in order to reach a new audience.
The job of Director of Malmö Konsthall falls
under Malmö Department of Culture, the City of
Malmö, which is a politically driven
organisation. You will report directly to
Cultural Director Elisabeth Lundgren.
We expect you to have university degree in
arts/culture or in a field considered by the
employer to be equivalent. You must have
in-depth, documented knowledge of contemporary
art, as well as extensive experience of
designing, implementing, operating and financing
exhibition work nationally and internationally.
It is an advantage if you have
You are experienced and have a large national and
international network in the world of culture.
You have solid experience of exhibition work
nationally and internationally. You must be a
good writer and have an excellent command of
written and spoken English and preferably also of
a Nordic language. Additional language skills in
one of Malmö's major languages ÐÐare an advantage.
We are seeking a creative and imaginative
visionary with a broad and international network,
a leader who has the ability to do external
strategic analysis and who can work analytically
You possess good communication skills that enable
you to debate and present points of view. You are
a good writer. You have good leadership skills.
You are flexible and confident in your management
role and have high integrity. You have a strong
interest in and commitment to art educational
activities and social and cultural issues.
In this recruitment we are cooperating with Recruitment International.
Extent of the position
Starting date: By agreement
Temporary employment (directorship, four years)
Apply no later than September 15, 2013
You can apply for this job via
Elisabeth Lundgren, Cultural Director: T +46 (0) 766 342927
Anna Holmbom, Acting Director, Malmö Konsthall: T +46 (0) 708 341288
Benny Carlsson, Recruitment International: T +46 (0) 705 405100
Håkan Thuresson, Recruitment International: T +46 (0) 737 763658
<mailto:post at recruitment.se>post at recruitment.se
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