Curatorial/ Research Assistant

Year    Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Job Description


  • Experience: 2+ years comprehensive administrative work experience. (Museum or arts organization experience required)
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Art or Art History. Master's Degree desirable
  • Languages Known- English and Kannada mandatory
  • Work Location: Indian Music Experience, JP nagar, Bangalore
  • Reports to: Head of Curation
  • Type: Full-time Consultant
  • Date: July 2022
The Curatorial Assistant is responsible for a variety of curatorial and execution tasks. Provides support to the curator in line with position description. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assists in the development, copyediting, design, and production of exhibition and installation of materials, such as wall text, labels, gallery guides, and other content.
  • Ensures accuracy of information on publications, in print and online, as needed.
  • Obtains permissions and copyright clearance for images and maintains accurate credit lines.
  • Ensures that the displays, including the graphic panels, artifacts, media pieces, and interactives, are in excellent shape.
  • Assists with the development and maintenance of the archive.
  • Assists in the preparation of presentations, reports, and budgets for a variety of purposes, including fundraising, cooperation with other organizations, and so on.
  • Assists with managing project budgets; processes all curatorial paperwork related to invoices, handles requisitions and checks.
  • Research fresh curation topics and develops unique and out-of-the-box curating concepts
  • Take important guests on museum tours as needed.
  • Handles collection-related enquiries by phone, or e-mail or on social media platforms.
  • Liaisons with vendors for procuring materials for the exhibits
  • Stay up to date on what's going on in the museum industry, connect and network with other museum professionals.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to understand and learn the museum's collection.
  • Understanding of Indian music
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated editing and proofreading skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Computer proficiency with PC and Mac, and Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with collections databases
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Self-directed, ability to anticipate actions needed.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and meet demanding deadlines.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and to be a team player in an active office environment.
  • Fluency in English
  • The opportunity to work at one of the premier arts institutions of the country
  • As the organization has a small team with limited hierarchy, you will get to shape strategy and see it in action
  • You will get to handle various aspects of marketing, including social media, SEO, offline
  • Compensation as per industry standard
Job Types: Full-time, Regular / PermanentSalary: ?12,000.00 - ?30,000.00 per monthSchedule:
  • Day shift
COVID-19 considerations:
covid 19 protocols followedAbility to commute/relocate:
  • Bengaluru - 560078, Karnataka: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Shift availability:
  • Day Shift (Preferred)

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