Assistant Curator

We're recruiting an Assistant Curator to provide all-round support to the Curatorial Team on aspects of exhibition and event production. An exciting opportunity for a candidate looking to engage with the planning process at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, this role involves coordinating logistics, curatorial research, developing timelines and schedules, liaising with artists, processing contracts and ensuring that other teams within the ICA are kept informed about the forthcoming programme. 

The ideal candidate will be highly organised and have previous exhibition or programme management experience alongside excellent planning, budgeting, research and communication skills. You will need to be self-motivated and an experience of artistic work is an advantage alongside knowledge of our history and programme.

Please send a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the post to:

The Administrator, Institute of Contemporary Arts, 12 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

or email

This is a full time, permanent position with a salary of c. £25k depending on experience.

The closing date for applications is midnight, 21 September 2017 with interviews to follow soon after


The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) is committed to meeting the aims and commitments set out in its equality policy. This includes following the mandate of the Equality Act 2010, and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce in encouraging equality and diversity.  

The organisation needs your help and co-operation, and filling out the below Equal Opportunities Form will enable us to do this. Please note that this form is voluntary, anonymous, will be used for monitoring purposes only, and will be separated from your application form on receipt.