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Direktion Kunsthal Charlottenborg (DK)


We are seeking an ambitious, visionary Director with the will and courage to strengthen Kunsthal Charlottenborg's position in the international art world, and, in cooperation with our proactive Governing Board, to develop and implement a powerful artistic vision.

The Director will be allowed maximum artistic and personal freedom to ensure Kunsthal Charlottenborg's reach as an agenda-setting organisation, recognised nationally and internationally for its exhibition programmes, international cooperation, innovative interdisciplinary initiatives and specialist publications.

The successful candidate will have: excellent interpersonal skills; an international perspective and network; a solid focus on modern and contemporary art; the ability, aspiration and courage to discourse with all stakeholders in the art world; experience in innovative communication and media praxis; a talent for organisation; personal drive; the will to succeed; an acute understanding of the correlation between finances and politics; and, naturally, attach importance to close dialogue with Kunsthal Charlottenborg's Governing Board.

The Director will have thorough knowledge and proven experience of financial control, financing and fund raising.

The Director is appointed by Kunsthal Charlottenborg's Governing Board, to which he or she will report directly. This appointment is fixed term.

Any queries with respect to the position should be directed to Mr Michael Bjørn Nellemann, Governing Board Chair, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, at + 33 6 78 79 06 38; or by email to

Written applications attaching a CV and a brief outline of how you visualise Kunsthal Charlottenborg's future must be received by us no later than Tuesday 09 February 2010. Electronic applications should be sent to

All correspondence in relation to the position of Kunsthal Charlottenborg director should be forwarded to:

Mr Michael Bjørn Nellemann
Governing Board Chair
Kunsthal Charlottenborg
Nyhavn 2
1051 Copenhagen K

Interviews for the position of Director are scheduled for February 2010, with a view to appointment in the spring of 2010.

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