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Chief Operating Officer

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Opportunity type:Permanent, Full-time 

Working hours:36 hours per week 

Salary:£145,000 per annum to £149,999 per annum 

Location:London - Tate Britain, Millbank 

Closing date:23 April 2019 at midday 

Tate’s vision is to serve as artistically adventurous and culturally inclusive art museums for the UK and the world.

We deliver this through activities in our four galleries across the UK (Tate Liverpool, Tate St Ives, Tate Britain and Tate Modern), our digital platforms and collaborations with our national and international partners. At the heart of Tate is our collection of art, which includes British art from the 16th century to the present day, and international modern art from 1900 to the present day.

We are now seeking a Chief Operating Officer to help us achieve our vision. Reporting to our Director, Dr Maria Balshaw, the COO will lead the implementation of the strategic vision and its operational delivery, including business development, institutional change and optimising work across the whole Tate organisation. You will bring a proven track record of successful change management and delivery in senior leadership roles, alongside entrepreneurial flair, sound financial and planning skills, and customer-facing and digital experience. You will have a commitment to and empathy for the art in Tate’s collection. You will inspire our talented staff and peers to work together across a broad range of functions and demonstrate your personal commitment to supporting Tate’s diversity objectives in creating a positive and inclusive working environment.

Our jobs are like our galleries, open to all

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Application Information

Recruitment to this position is being handled by an external agency (Perrett Laver)

For further details including job description, please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 4102.

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