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Fondation Beyeler: Head of PR & Media Relations

The Fondation Beyeler is one of the internationally renowned and most visited museums in Switzerland. The museum building by Renzo Piano, located in an idyllic park in Riehen near Basel, is considered to be one of the most beautiful art houses in Europe, as it harmoniously combines nature, architecture and art. The Fondation Beyeler houses one of the world’s best private collections and continuously presents high-quality exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. In accordance with the wishes of its founders, it is particularly committed to communicating art to the general public and to young people.

As of January 1, 2021 or by agreement, we are looking for a
Head of PR & Media Relations 100%

Your tasks
 Planning, coordination and implementation of the entire public relations work
 Production of media-relevant texts, statements, announcements, etc. for special exhibitions as well as for the permanent collection and for all events
 Planning, organization and implementation of the media conferences
 Editing of text and image material from the classic press kit to the preparation of the press dossier for our homepage
 Development of digital and analog journalistic formats in cooperation with cooperation partners
 Creation and monitoring of the respective project budget
 Direct support for the specialist media and the general press, film teams and freelance journalists from print media, TV or online journals at media conferences and events
 Supervision of the editorial contributions of museum newspapers, information for museum services and guides
 Maintenance of the international media database
 Media spokesperson for the Fondation Beyeler
 Management of 2 employees

Your profile
 Master’s degree in communication, PR, journalism or comparable qualification
 Proven work experience, ideally in a leading position in the PR area
 Professional experience in the art business is an advantage
 High affinity for art and culture
 Excellent conceptual skills
 Stylish expression in spoken and written
 Organizational skills with strong communication skills, negotiating skills and assertiveness
 High level of commitment, flexibility and creativity
 German, English and French spoken and written, other languages ​​would be an advantage

You can look forward to an interesting and varied job in an international and dynamic work environment in the cultural sector with a motivated team.
We look forward to receiving your complete application documents written in German at
Fondation Beyeler, Daniela Cantoni, Baselstrasse 77, CH-4125 Riehen, Tel. +41 (0) 61 645 97 33.

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