22 days ago
  • LevelJunior
  • ProfessionsProject Manager, Administrator, Account Manager
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Closing Date: 28-Jun-2024

The Role
The V&A is looking for an International Programmes Assistant to support our international efforts to champion design and creativity across borders and make a meaningful impact in the global cultural landscape. The V&A is a family of museums dedicated to the power of creativity. Our mission is to champion design and creativity in all its forms, advance cultural knowledge, and inspire makers, creators, and innovators everywhere. We share a 5,000-year-old story of creativity through exhibitions, events, educational programmes, digital experiences, conservation, research and an ever-evolving national collection of over 2.8 million objects spanning every creative discipline. Today, the V&A continues to operate on a global scale through research, loans, strategic partnerships, touring exhibitions, professional training and consultancies, supported by the International Programmes Team. The International Programmes Assistant role is an excellent opportunity to join us at a critical moment, as the V&A expands its family of sites and international partnership ambitions. Working within the International Programmes Team you will have the chance to support work across V&A South Kensington, Young V&A (Bethnal Green), V&A East (Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park), V&A Dundee, V&A Wedgwood Collection (Stoke-on-Trent) and V&A Gallery at Design Society, Shekou (Shenzhen, China). In this role, you'll work within a dynamic team environment, operating in a matrix-style approach within the V&A’s Directorate. We offer flexible working arrangements to support work-life balance and foster a positive and inclusive workplace culture. Applications close 28 June @ 23:59 Interviews w/c 15 July
The V&A
The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.8 million objects, books and archives that span over 5,000 years of human creativity. The museum holds many of the UK's national collections and houses some of the greatest resources for the study of architecture, furniture, fashion, textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, jewellery, glass, ceramics, book arts, Asian art and design, theatre and performance.
Our mission is to be recognised as the world's leading museum of art, design and performance, and to enrich people's lives by promoting research, knowledge and enjoyment of the designed world to the widest possible audience. We strive to make the V&A matter to more people and in that context we work to the following six strategic objectives:
  • To create a world class visitor and learning experience across all V&A sites and collections.
  • Focus and deepen the relevance of our collections to the UK creative and knowledge economy.
  • Expand the V&A's international reach, reputation and impact.
  • To operate with financial and organisational initiative and efficiency.
  • Showcase the best of digital design and deliver an outstanding digital experience.
  • Diversify and increase private and commercial funding sources.

Skills Required

  • Administrative Support
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication Skills

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