Reports to: Director/CEO
Sotheby’s Institute of Art seeks to appoint an experienced individual to this revised role in a key part of the organisation. The appointee will report to the Director/CEO as a member of the senior management team. Working alongside directors of our MA degree and Semester programmes the position is responsible for short courses, evening courses, tailor-mades and all Summer courses both accredited and non-accredited.
Job Summary – overall purpose of the job:
The post will oversee the design, delivery and sales of Public Programmes, with the priority of ensuring a high level of both quality and profitability. The position will be responsible for the overall strategy and budget and will think of creative ways to build numbers and courses. The successful candidate will be highly collegial and able to build relationships both within the Institute and beyond. They will need to be an imaginative and lateral thinker, have managerial experience and understand commercial imperatives.
Key Job Deliverables / Responsibilities – principal activities undertaken by job holder:
Experience and Skills
Applicants will require the unrestricted right to work in the UK.
The Organisation – the job context
Sotheby’s Institute of Art - London is situated in Bedford Square, built between 1775 and 1783, one of the best preserved Georgian squares in London with a private central garden. With around 70 staff and approximately 400 full and part-time students, the London Institute is part of the ‘larger academy’ of Bedford Square, located next door to premier educational institutions such as the Architectural Association and the Paul Mellon Centre, with the University of London and the British Museum in the neighbouring square. Sotheby’s auction house, the National Gallery, the National Portrait Gallery and the Royal Academy of Arts are a few minutes’ walk away. The Institute is also close to Mayfair, the traditional centre of the London art market, where many dealers and galleries are located.
Founded in 1969, Sotheby’s Institute of Art – London is among the world’s leading postgraduate level institutions offering Master’s degrees, Semester, Summer and Short Courses. Our Master’s programmes cover four principal subject areas: Art Business, Contemporary Art, Fine and Decorative Art and Design, and Modern and Contemporary Asian Art. Within these subject areas students can take a wide range of tracks and concentrations, enabling them to create their own career pathway. For nearly 25 years we have been an affiliated institution of The University of Manchester, who validate our MA, Semester and Summer programmes in London.
To apply please send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, explaining concisely your suitability for the role. Please indicate current salary and notice period. Review of applications will begin immediately, with a closing date of Friday 12th October 2018. Interviewing is expected to take place in late October.
|Salary:||£48,000 to £60,000 per annum, depending on experience|
|Placed On:||14th September 2018|
|Closes:||12th October 2018|
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