Opportunities

Liverpool Biennial is the UK biennial of contemporary art. Taking place every two years 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. Founded in 1998, Liverpool Biennial has commissioned over 340 new artworks and presented work by more than 480 artists from around the world.

We are currently hiring for the roles of Learning Assistant and Assistant Curator – you can find more information about each role and how to apply below. Follow us on social media and subscribe to our monthly newsletter to be the first to hear about further opportunities at Liverpool Biennial.

Liverpool Biennial is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equality and diversity in all aspects of our operations. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community, particularly encouraging applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ community members and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.



Learning Assistant

Salary: £17,606 – £19,729, depending on qualifications and experience
Contract type: 37.5 hours per week, 12 months in first instance
Deadline: 24 January 2020, 5pm

Liverpool Biennial is currently seeking a Learning Assistant to support the Curator of Learning and wider Programme team in the delivery of our learning programme, which is integrated throughout all of our work. The Learning Assistant is a newly created post and will provide effective administrative support and assistance, co-ordinating a wide variety of events, programmes and projects as part of Liverpool Biennial 2020 and our year-round programme.

Our ideal candidate will have a strong interest and/or experience of working in contemporary art, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and most importantly the enthusiasm to support our remit to engage everyone in visual art in the spaces where they live, work and play.

For more information on how to apply, please download the job information pack here. For any queries about the application process, please contact jane@biennial.com.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 24 January 2020 and interviews are expected to be held in Liverpool week commencing 27 January 2020.



Assistant Curator

Salary: £20,795 – £22,394, depending on qualifications and experience

Contract type: 37.5 per week, 9 months until 30 November 2020
Deadline: 31 January 2020, 5pm

Liverpool Biennial is currently seeking an Assistant Curator to provide support and assistance to our Programme Team, working closely on the delivery of public programmes as part of Liverpool Biennial 2020 and our year-round programme.

Our ideal candidate is someone organised, energetic, engaged and adaptable, with at least 3 years’ experience of working in a similar role in contemporary visual arts. This role provides an excellent opportunity to be part of an open, proactive and agile team, delivering outstanding contemporary art in one of the world’s most vibrant and illustrious cities.

For more information on how to apply, please download the job information pack here. For any queries about the application process, please contact jane@biennial.com.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 31 January 2020 and interviews are expected to be held in Liverpool week commencing 3 February 2020.