Studio Olafur Eliasson, Christinenstr. 18/19, Haus 2, 10119 Berlin, Germany
PRESS OFFICER AT STUDIO OLAFUR ELIASSON
As press officer, you will be part of a team of two dedicated to press at Studio Olafur Eliasson (SOE), working in the Research and Communications department. With your strong press communication background, you will contribute creatively to the activities of Studio Olafur Eliasson by co-producing the artistic discourse through your daily communications tasks, including responding effectively to media enquiries, composing press material, building strategic visions, and developing contacts in international and specialist press, as well as broadcast and online media.
Main Experience and Skills:
You have at least three years of professional experience in press communications for museums, galleries, or artists’ studios, or with a communications agency.
You already have established relationships with key arts journalists and are able to build relationships with contacts on an international scale.
Additional Experience and Skills:
You have excellent organisational and communication skills.
You are a proficient copywriter.
You grasp complex briefs quickly and are able to produce compelling and flawless press material.
You combine substantial media handling and planning experience with strategic and creative vision.
You are at home with digital and social media and PR.
A team player, you can demonstrate a flexible and enthusiastic approach to promoting Studio Olafur Eliasson’s wider activities.
English native speaker level, good German skills a plus (preferably both written and spoken).
About Studio Olafur Eliasson:
The studio team consists of about one hundred people, from specialised technicians to architects, artists, and art historians, cooks, and administrators. We work with Eliasson to experiment, develop, and install artworks, projects, and exhibitions, as well as to communicate and contextualise his work.
We’re a fast-paced team that understands the importance of slow, in-depth work. We hire individuals who are highly skilled, team-players, and creative thinkers and doers with a passion for art. We work on an everyday basis with outstanding curators, architects, craftsmen, scientists, and other creative practitioners.
Applicants should submit a cover letter (max. 500 words) and CV to the following address:
Studio Olafur Eliasson
Christinenstr. 18/19, Haus 2
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