Programmes Manager

  • Location     :  Kochi
  • Responsible to : Director of Programmes, Administrative Officer, & Biennale Director

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist the team in executing the ongoing projects at KBF and providing primary support in production, coordination, planning and execution.
  • Monitor and maintain budgets for specific programmes, including education and public programmes, publications, limited editions, and archiving. This includes obtaining estimates and processing invoices.
  • Write Grants and work with the various teams to develop presentations, proposals and information packets.
  • Liaise with the Communications, Marketing and Finance departments to realise various tasks that may enable smooth office operations and effective communication.
  • Research, write, and copy-edit texts; obtain images and copyright permissions for use in publications and communication materials, including website.
  • Coordinate temporary project helpers, interns and other freelance employees.
  • Work together with other members of the team to assist with PR and database-related communications, organisation, and scheduling.
  • Carry out supportive research.
  • Assist the Director of Programmes and International Partnerships and Programs with fundraising applications and monitoring reports.
  • Assist with research for funding opportunities
  • Support and programme manage the residency Programme. Work with the Director of Programs to manage open calls, applications, liaising with funders and organize selection panels to shortlist and select resident artists.
  • Collect material and when relevant conduct interviews with visiting artists in order to produce material for the website with the photography, video lab and documentation teams.
  • Issuing visa documentation, organizing travel and welcome packs with the Director of Programmes and Finance Departments for all visiting artists.
  • Provide visiting artists with practical, pastoral and administrative support for the artists
  • With the Director of Programmes manage and run Open Studios and other residency events.
  • Acting as first point of contact for general email and phone enquires about the residencies programme and responding where directed
  • Maintain relationships with existing and potential funders
  • Produce written reports for funded projects
  • Advocate for the organisation and contribute to patrons and fundraising events
  • Contribute to maintaining the relevant sections of websites
  • Contribute to growing and maintaining KBF’s mailing list
  • Contribute to growing and maintaining KBF’s social media platforms
  • ​​Organise professional photography and all other documentation material (prior to the opening) for each exhibition. Make the material available asap for marketing and communication purposes.
  • Acting as first point of contact for general email and phone enquires about the exhibitions programme and responding where directed

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