Open Call for the position of Director at Auto Italia, a non-profit contemporary art institution at London, UK, dedicated to researching, producing and exhibiting work on the intersections of queer studies and social change. Deadline to apply: March 4th, 2024.


The Board of Trustees are looking to appoint a new Director. A motivating leader with demonstrable experience and insight to cultivate a programme that is experimental, innovative and original. The gallery has a long history of working at the intersections of queer studies and social change, and in excelling at engaging large national and international audiences. The Director will take this work forward into a new stage of the institution’s development.


Applicants are required to have skills to create and implement visionary curatorial activity, developing national and international partnerships to benefit the programme and to build the reputation and reach of the institution.


The Director will need excellent fundraising and managerial skills, demonstrable experience in collaborative working and be adept at business planning and financial management. The Director will be a compelling representative for Auto Italia, to a wide range of artists, partners, donors, funders and other stakeholders.


The role will appeal to candidates seeking a senior strategic position at the head of a small but ambitious organization.


Application process

A recruitment pack is available on the Auto Italia website which includes a job description and person specification.


Applicants are required to submit a single PDF on no more than 4 pages including a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and addressing the person specification requirements. Every applicant must also complete an equal opportunity monitoring form. Applications are submitted via email. The deadline for applications in Monday, March 4, 2024, 10am GMT.