We’re Hiring: FORMAT Portfolio Review Coordinator

Closing date for applications: 11 September 2023, 23:59 GMT 

Freelance Fee: £9,000 (Fixed Term, Part Time flexible working, 45 days September 2023 – April 2024). 

FORMAT International Photography Festival/QUAD are seeking a highly motivated, organised and dynamic individual with a passion for contemporary photography to take on the role of FORMAT Portfolio Review Coordinator. The Coordinator will organise and manage the FORMAT24 Portfolio Review event, working alongside the FORMAT Curator & Coordinator and the wider FORMAT/QUAD team.

The annual FORMAT international portfolio review and portfolio review award event is an important part of our regular programme that supports the professional development of photographers and artists worldwide and has been running as part of the festival since its inception in 2004.

The successful candidate will need to have experience of and a passion for artist CPD, experience of portfolio reviews, working within a team and knowledge of project management. With great organisational skills, you will be able to juggle a variety of responsibilities and respond positively to challenges.  You’ll have ambition and want to further develop a career in the arts. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

For more information about FORMAT Portfolio Review and Festival please follow the links below: 

To apply please forward the following to [email protected] with ‘Portfolio Review Coordinator Application’ in the subject line. (or post it to FORMAT, QUAD, Market Place, Derby DE1 3AS)  

  • Your CV (max. 2 sides of A4)  
  • Covering letter (max. 2 sides of A4) explaining why you are interested in this post and how your previous experience and future ambition qualify you for the role.  

 QUAD is committed to interviewing applicants with a disability or health condition who meet the minimum criteria for the job. The aim of this commitment is to encourage positive action, encourage people with a disability to apply for roles within our organisation and provide an opportunity to demonstrate an applicant’s skills, talent, and abilities at the interview stage. If you have a disability or health condition and need to discuss reasonable adjustments for any part of this recruitment process, please contact [email protected]

Key Dates 

Application Deadline: 11 September 2023 

Interviews: w/b 18 September 2023 

Begin Role: Late September 2023 

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