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Fixed-term – until 31st March 2015
£26,476 per annum
The British Museum is seeking an Acquisitions Manager to deliver consultancy advice and services to the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Cultural Authority, (TCA-Abu Dhabi) related to the acquisition of material for the new Zayed National Museum (ZNM) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
As Acquisitions Manager you will work with the curatorial team to make acquisitions and secure loans in line with the ZNM Collection Development Strategy. You will work with colleagues across the British Museum to ensure activities are in line with best practice and international legislation.
Trained in Arts Market Appraisal, Art Business or a related subject, you will have experience of being in an Acquisitions Manager or similar role in a major museum or art gallery or you will have been a Valuer in the art/antiquities trade. You will have excellent knowledge of the international art market and an awareness of the history and/or cultures of the Middle East. In addition, you will have a sound knowledge of the ethics of museum collecting and the proven ability to produce written reports.
For further information or to apply for this role, please go to www.britishmuseum.org/jobs
Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 25th October 2013.