Consultant Creative Director UK/Italy 2020 Season
Job Title: Consultant Creative Director
UK/Italy 2020 Season
Organisation: British Council
Salary: Competitive daily rate (Consultant)
Status: Part-time, contract from 1 February
2019 to 31 December 2020
Location: United Kingdom
About the British Council:
The British Council is the UK's international organisation for
cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create
friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK
and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution
to the UK and the countries we work with - changing lives by
creating opportunities, building connections and engendering
About the role:
We are seeking an experienced consultant creative director to
curate a UK season of culture in Italy in autumn 2020. The role is
offered on a consultancy basis working 200 days from 1 February
2019 to 31 December 2020. The Season itself will run from September
to December 2020.
As the UK prepares to leave the EU, cultural relations will
continue to play an important role. UK/Italy 2020 is an exciting
opportunity to showcase the best of UK culture in Italy (and
Italian culture in the UK).
The Season will engage the next generation of British and
Italian artists, creative entrepreneurs, influencers and
Alongside exhibitions, performances and other creative
interventions, there will be a major digital element.
• Curate a high-impact, cost-effective programme of cultural
activity for the UK-Italy Season 2020 (September to December).
• Broker relationships between, and identify opportunities for,
the UK and Italian cultural sectors, ranging from individual
artists and small arts companies to museums and other major
cultural institutes, enabling cultural activity which is in line
with the Season's themes to take place in Italy during autumn 2020.
Similarly, for science and education (the latter to be
• Manage contacts with UK artists, companies and partner
organisations taking part in, or wishing to take part in, the
For further information and to apply see the British Council website.
Closing date for applications is: Sunday
16 December 2018