Image: Margaret Salmon Pyramid, 2014. Image courtesy of the artist and LUX.
£30,600 per annum, full time, permanent contract with a 3 month probation period
LUX Scotland is seeking an outstanding Director to lead the organisation and support its consolidation as the primary agency for the support and exhibition of artists’ moving image in Scotland.
The LUX Scotland Director will work collaboratively with the LUX Director to develop and implement the artistic vision and strategic direction of the organisation, and ensure the effective management of the staff team, its operations, activities and finances. The Director will provide leadership for the organisation and lead on its public programme of exhibitions, commissions, festivals, screenings, touring projects, learning and professional development; oversee the establishment of a new collection of artists’ moving image in Scotland; hold overall responsibility for LUX Scotland’s financial viability and long-term sustainability, including developing fundraising and income generation strategies; and develop and manage partnerships nationally and internationally.
The LUX Scotland Director will represent the organisation at relevant forums on a local, national and international level. The position will require some evening and weekend work, travel to the LUX London office, and some national and international travel.
LUX strives to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to developing positive policies to promote Equal Opportunities in employment and prohibiting unlawful or unfair discrimination. LUX particularly welcomes applicants from Black and minority ethnic backgrounds and disabled applicants who are currently underrepresented in our sector.
Further information about the post, person specification and how to apply can be downloaded in the recruitment pack here.
Application deadline: Wednesday 22 May, 10am
Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted by Tuesday 28 May. Interviews will take place at the Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow on Thursday 6 June 2019.
If you have any questions and would like to discuss the position in further detail, you are welcome to have an informal conversation with LUX Director Benjamin Cook on +44 020 31412965.
Please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any particular access needs in terms of applying for this position. If you would prefer to submit a video application instead of a covering letter, then please limit this to a maximum of 5 minutes.