Opportunities

We are currently recruiting for a Front of House Coordinator, Mediators, Development Officer, Development Trainee as well as Volunteer Mediators for Liverpool Biennial 2016. 

We are also currently looking for performers to take part in a Liverpool Biennial 2016 artwork, click here to find out more information.

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Front of House Coordinator

Full-time temporary contract
June – November 2016
£16,206 p.a.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Front of House Coordinator to help assemble and lead a mediation team that will ensure an exciting and memorable experience for all visitors to  Liverpool Biennial 2016. The successful candidate will have proven skills and experience in customer service, team leadership and administration. They will also need a passion for and the ability to communicate well about contemporary visual art. The job will involve working evenings and weekends.

Further details of the post and how to apply can be  downloaded here, or from jane@biennial.com.

Applications should be returned by e-mail to jane@biennial.com no later than noon on Monday 30 May. It is expected that interviews will be held in Liverpool on 6-8 June 2016.


Mediators

Full-time and part-time temporary contracts
June – October 2016
National minimum/living wage

We are looking to appoint knowledgeable and enthusiastic Mediators to help ensure a meaningful visitor experience for  Liverpool Biennial 2016. Successful candidates will be passionate and knowledgeable about contemporary art, and will lead and interact with audiences across the Biennial platforms, face-to-face and via other media. Alongside the Mediation Coordinator, Front of House Coordinator and Liverpool Biennial’s production team, Mediators will ensure that all visitors to Liverpool Biennial 2016 are warmly welcomed and that group visits are hosted well. Each Mediator will participate in The City is a School, Liverpool Biennial’s contemporary art learning platform.

Posts may be offered on a full or part-time basis, and shifts will include weekend and evening work.

Further details of the post and how to apply can be  downloaded here, or from jane@biennial.com.

Applications should be returned by e-mail to jane@biennial.com no later than noon on Monday 30 May 2016. It is expected that interviews will be held in Liverpool on 6-8 June 2016.



Development Officer

Full-time contract
£18,297
– £21,955 p.a. (dependent upon qualifications and experience)
Flexible working arrangements may be considered

We are currently seeking a Development Officer to join the Biennial team.

Self-motivated and goal orientated, you will identify, target and cultivate prospective revenue and funding streams to support Liverpool Biennial, as well as maintaining and developing relationships with our existing supporters. You will be working in an exciting, creative and dynamic organisation creating some of the most interesting projects in Britain, including Liverpool Biennial 2016 and our public art and international projects. You should have a passion for the arts, and, whilst sector experience is not essential, you should have real enthusiasm and the ability to engage people in our work.

Further details of the post and how to apply can be  downloaded here, or from jane@biennial.com.

Applications should be returned by e-mail to jane@biennial.com no later than noon on Monday 6 June 2016. It is expected that interviews will be held in Liverpool on 10 or 13 June.



Development Trainee

We are currently offering a Traineeship in our Development Department for three months starting as soon as possible. Traineeships are voluntary for three days per week and specific activities and learning will include:

  • Supporting the team to keep paper and electronic files related to Patrons, Sponsors and Trusts and Foundations in order.
  • Conducting research and collating information on current and potential donors.
  • Assisting with the technical, logistical and administrative aspects of the Biennial opening, including helping to organise events and VIP visits.

Traineeships at Liverpool Biennial are unpaid and are classed as voluntary work, however we do make reimbursement for travel to and from work, and also pay a meal allowance. The total reimbursement is £15 per day.

If you are passionate about contemporary art and would like to be considered for this opportunity please send your CV with a covering letter of application by e-mail to  jane@biennial.com no later than midday Monday 6 June. Please ensure that you put DEVELOPMENT TRAINEESHIP 2016 as the subject title for your email.



Volunteer Mediators

We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic people to help provide an outstanding visitor experience as part of our team of Volunteer Mediators for  Liverpool Biennial 2016. Volunteer Mediators will interact with audiences across the Biennial platforms and work alongside the Mediation Coordinator, Front of House Coordinator and Liverpool Biennial’s production team. The Volunteer Mediators will support the Mediation team and ensure that all visitors to Liverpool Biennial 2016 are warmly welcomed to all exhibition venues. The Volunteer Mediators will be welcome to participate in The City is a School, Liverpool Biennial’s contemporary art learning platform, meet art professionals and access free professional development.

Volunteer Mediators are asked to volunteer during the period of 20 June to 19 October 2016, preferably on a regular basis.

Further details of the post and how to apply can be  downloaded here, or from gabriela@biennial.com.

Expressions of interest should be returned by e-mail to  volunteer@biennial.com no later than midnight on Monday 30 May if you want to participate in The City is a School first sessions. 

This is an on-going application process, so applications are open for the entire period of Liverpool Biennial 2016.