Opportunities

Liverpool Biennial is the UK biennial of contemporary art. Taking place over 15 weeks across the city in public spaces, galleries, museums and online, the Biennial commissions artists from around the world to make and present work in the context of Liverpool. 

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Curator, Communications Officer (Digital and PR) and Marketing and Communications Assistant – see further details below. Follow us on social media and subscribe to our monthly newsletter to be the first to hear about upcoming vacancies. We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.



Assistant Curator 

Salary: £20,388 – £21,955 (depending on qualifications and experience)
Full-time, temporary contract until 30 November 2018
Deadline: 31 August 2017, 12pm

We are looking to appoint an Assistant Curator to join the team ahead of Liverpool Biennial’s 20th anniversary edition in 2018. The Assistant Curator will support the Programme Team in all aspects of the research, preparation, delivery, production, installation, maintenance and de-installation of the Biennial exhibition and year-round programme of talks, events, publishing and research. The successful candidate will be educated to a degree level, organised and able to work to tight deadlines, and will have at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role.

Download a job information and application pack from here or request one from jane@biennial.com if you have trouble downloading the file.

Closing date for receipt of applications is noon on 31 August 2017 and interviews are expected to be held in Liverpool on 19 September 2017.



Communications Officer (Digital and PR)

Salary: £19,342 – £20,388 (depending on qualifications and experience)
Full-time, temporary contract until 31 October 2018
Deadline: 18 August 2017, 12pm 

We are looking to appoint a Communications Officer (Digital and PR) to join the Marketing and Communications team ahead of Liverpool Biennial’s 20th anniversary edition in 2018. You will help us grow and engage regional media and online audiences through targeted communications and relationship-building. Working to maximise Liverpool Biennial’s profile as the leading festival of contemporary art in the UK, you will be busy identifying opportunities to communicate the Biennial’s exciting and varied offer through a number of own and partner channels.

Download a job information and application pack from here or request one from jane@biennial.com if you have trouble downloading the file. 

Closing date for receipt of applications is noon on 18 August 2017 and interviews are expected to be held in Liverpool on 29/30 August 2017. 



Marketing and Communications Assistant

Salary: £16,206
Full-time, temporary contract until 30 November 2018
Deadline: 8 September 2017

We are looking to appoint a Marketing and Communications Assistant to join the team ahead of Liverpool Biennial’s 20th anniversary edition in 2018. You will work within the Marketing and Communications team on the delivery of regional, national and international marketing campaigns for the 2018 festival and on-going programme of activity to further awareness and engagement with the Biennial offer. The role encompasses a wide range of marketing activities, such as copywriting, digital marketing, coordinating design, print and advertising schedules, public relations, and liaison with stakeholders and suppliers.

Download a job information and application pack from here or request one from jane@biennial.com if you have trouble downloading the file.

Closing date for receipt of applications is noon on 8 September 2017 and interviews are expected to be held in Liverpool w/c 2 October 2017.