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International Programmes Assistant

Victoria and Albert Museum


Posted 2 weeks ago

Join the vibrant V&A family and shape the future of cultural heritage as an International Programmes Assistant


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£27528 - £28500

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Expires 27-6-24 - Applications reviewed after this date

The V&A, a prestigious constellation of museums, is a beacon for art, design, and creativity. With an impressive collection spanning 5,000 years and a commitment to education and innovation, the V&A operates globally, fostering cultural knowledge and inspiring creativity through diverse initiatives and partnerships. At this exciting junctile, the V&A is broadening its reach, making it a thrilling time to become a part of its mission.

  • Support the V&A's expansion and international partnerships.
  • Collaborate with teams across new and existing V&A sites.
  • Contribute to a dynamic team environment with a matrix-style operational approach.
  • Enjoy flexible working arrangements promoting work-life balance.
  • Engage in a positive and inclusive workplace culture.
  • Experience in supporting international programmes or similar projects.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting.
  • Interest in art, design, and cultural heritage.

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.


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