Frame Contemporary Art Finland is looking for an associate programme curator

Frame Contemporary Art Finland is looking for an Associate Programme Curator to plan and manage Frame’s new public programme during 2019 in collaboration with Frame’s Head of Programme Jussi Koitela.

The new programme framework will be published in January 2019, comprising autumn gathering, public events, peer-to-peer learning sessions and publications.  The Associate Programme Curator’s main responsibilities are editorial and research work for publications and events as well as selected managerial tasks.

The job will start on 1 February 2019, spanning between February–May and August–September 2019. The position is part-time (50 % of full working hours). Exact working times will be agreed individually with chosen applicant. Monthly salary is € 1250.


The Main tasks of the Associate Programme Curator include managing day-to-day operations, publication editing, organising public events and curatorial research.

What we expect from successful applicants should have:

  • Curatorial and managerial experience within the contemporary art field;
  • Knowledge of contemporary art, artistic practices and critical discourses in Finland and internationally;
  • Some experience in editorial work
  • Managerial and communication skills;
  • Fluent spoken and written English language

We offer:

The position offers an excellent opportunity for emerging curators to broaden their international network and gain in-depth knowledge of contemporary curatorial practices and critical discourses within the contemporary art field.

Frame Contemporary Art Finland

Frame is an advocate for Finnish contemporary art. Frame supports international initiatives, facilitates professional partnerships, and promotes the visibility of Finnish art abroad through grants, a visitor programme and residencies, seminars and talks, exhibition collaborations and network platforms. Frame is the commissioner of Finland’s national participation at the Venice Art Biennale.


Please send your motivation letter and CV (in one pdf file) in English by 11 November 2018 to rekry@frame-finland.fi. Include in your email’s subject line ”Associate Programme Curator”.

Inquiries regarding the Associate Programme Curator position:

Head of Programme Jussi Koitela
+358 50 471 7711