BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art is a major international centre for contemporary art located on the South bank of the River Tyne at the foot of the Gateshead Millennium Bridge, in Gateshead in the North East of England. It presents a constantly changing, distinctive and ambitious programme of exhibitions and events, and is a world leader in the presentation, commissioning and communication of contemporary visual art.

Head of Programme

£45-50k per annum dependant on experience
37 hours per week

We are recruiting for a Head of Programme to create, manage and plan an artistic programme of high quality and international standing.

This role will involve working closely with the Director to develop an inspirational and effective artistic programme for BALTIC.

You will provide management and leadership to the Programme team and work collaboratively across all teams at BALTIC.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience of developing and managing a diverse large-scale contemporary arts programme with an international dimension, excellent people management skills and experience of UK public and trust fund environment.

Closing date: Monday 11 December 2017

First stage interviews: Wednesday 24 January 2018

Second stage interviews: Thursday 1 February 2018

To apply, please download the job pack and e-mail the completed documents to recruitment@balticmill.com

Head of Programme application pack

BALTIC is working towards achieving diversity and welcomes applications from all members of the community. Must have eligibility to work in the UK.

Chair of the Board

Peter Buchan, who has been Chair of the BALTIC Board and successfully led the organisation since 2009, is due to retire from the Board in March 2018 having served the maximum term allowed. BALTIC is seeking a new Chair to lead the Board, Executive Team and organisation into and through the next critical stages of its development.

It is expected that the new Chair will have a proven and impressive track record of strategic leadership, business acumen, effective communication and representational skills, empathy and enthusiasm for BALTIC’s vision and an ability to command respect amongst regional stakeholders and national decision makers in the public and private sectors.

The Trust is looking for an individual who has the skills and interests to help us identify and exploit new opportunities, as well as the ability to support the Director and senior management team to take BALTIC to the next stage of its development.

If you would relish such a challenge and share our commitment to building BALTIC’s contribution as a sustainable artistic, economic and social force for good on a local, national and international stage, particularly in challenging economic times, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

The role is unpaid, although reasonable travel expenses are reimbursed. The time commitment amounts to approximately one day a month, and the initial term of office is 3 years.

To apply, please download the briefing pack and monitoring questionnaire below. E-mail the completed documents to governance@balticmill.com

Chair of Board briefing pack download
Monitoring Questionnaire download

Closing date: 4 December 2017

We would like to achieve greater diversity within our boards and committees, and welcome applications from all members of the community.