BASEMENT ROMA is seeking Director for the new exhibition space, opening in October 2022.
Position Title: Director / Exhibition Manager
Reports To: Founders/Executive Directors/Chief Curators Position Classification: Full-time / Part-time (5 days per week) TBD
Work Site Location: BASEMENT ROMA, Rome (Italy)
Skills: We're looking for a brilliant, dynamic, experienced, international, and multi-tasking candidate, based in Rome or ready to move to Rome with short advice. Flexible, curious, and interested in BASEMENT ROMA and CURA.'s search and interests. Fluent in Italian and English, written and spoken. With in-depth knowledge of international contemporary art and its protagonists, exhibitions, biennials, and art fairs worldwide. An experience of at least one year in a similar position is necessary.
Role: BASEMENT ROMA Director / Exhibition Manager will be responsible for all activities of BASEMENT ROMA with specific attention to exhibitions coordination and production; involved in artists’ liaisons, budgeting, and fundraising; able to create new opportunities and partnerships; engaged in the production and coordination of the exhibition activity, and in the general management of the space and specific projects. Writing of all texts related to the visual arts programming including, program, exhibition, and artwork descriptions, press releases, marketing materials, and occasional essays for publications; act as an ambassador, spokesperson, and advocate for the organization at events, openings, art fairs, and conferences; involved in all activities of BASEMENT ROMA and CURA.; team building; responsible for editorial coordination for catalogs and publications related to the exhibitions, working with Editors-in-Chief, authors, graphic designers, and others; work closely with the Executive Directors to propose, develop, and implement visual arts programming. Able to work in a team but with skills in problem-solving. Will also take an active role in the development and creation of limited editions related to exhibitions. He/she/they will have an active role in the future steps of BASEMENT ROMA activities, and in the promotion and growth of the project.
Salary Range: To be discussed on the basis of the experience and Full Time/Part Time shift.
Candidates should send their applications by August 12th, together with a motivational letter, and two reference names. Interviews will start on September 1st. The position will start on September 12, 2022