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Fondation Beyeler: Registar Traineeship

The Fondation Beyeler is one of Switzerland’s internationally renowned and most visited museums. Located in an idyllic park in Riehen near Basel, Renzo Piano’s museum building is considered 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 March 1, 2021, limited to one year with the option of extension, we are filling the position of Registrar Trainee 100 %.

The trainee position involves processing and supervising loan transactions in the areas of the collection and special exhibitions, as well as assisting the Registrar Department with daily tasks. The registrar department is the interface between the curators, exhibition planners, conservators and museum technology.

The Fondation Beyeler is one of Switzerland’s internationally renowned and most visited museums. Located in an idyllic park in Riehen near Basel, Renzo Piano’s museum building is considered 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 March 1, 2021, limited to one year with the option of extension, we are filling the position of Volunteer Registrar 100 %.

The volunteer position involves processing and supervising loan transactions in the areas of the collection and special exhibitions, as well as assisting the Registrar Department with daily tasks. The registrar department is the interface between the curators, exhibition planners, conservators and museum technology.

Your tasks

Preparation and review of loan contracts for incoming and outgoing loans

Assisting with the planning of exhibition set-up and dismantling, registering and checking insurance certificates, and supervising art transports and couriers

Recording and documentation of loan transactions in the MuseumPlus database

Assistance with the supervision of permanent loans

Filing and archiving of exhibition and collection documents

Clarification and coordination of image rights in the areas of collection and exhibitions

Cooperation and communication with international museums and lenders

Your profile

Completed studies (preferably art history, cultural management, museology, business administration) or commercial training

Very good language skills in German and English, good knowledge of French

Good user knowledge of common office programs as well as databases

Independent, structured way of working

Ability to supervise several projects at the same time

Ability to work well in a team, under pressure and flexible in terms of time

Interest in contemporary art and classical modernism but also in organizational and administrative work

You can expect an interesting and varied job in an international and dynamic working environment in the cultural field working environment in the cultural sector with a motivated team.

We look forward to receiving your complete application documents written in German at personal@fondationbeyeler.ch. Fondation Beyeler, Daniela Cantoni, Baselstrasse 77, CH-4125 Riehen, Tel. +41 (0)61 645 97 33.

 

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