Para Site seeks Project Manager/Assistant Curator

Jan 16, 2018

Para Site is now hiring a full-time Project Manager/Assistant Curator. 

Para Site is Hong Kong's leading contemporary art space and one of the oldest and most active independent art centres in Asia. The programme includes exhibitions, publications, seminars, a residency programme, and conferences. Join an ambitious team to develop with a growing non-profit art space.



 - Assist the Executive Director/Curator in executing the ongoing projects at Para Site and providing primary support in production coordination, planning and execution.

 - Monitor and maintain budgets for specific exhibitions and publications. This includes obtaining estimates and processing invoices.

 - Research, write, and copy-edit texts; obtain images and copyright permissions for use in publications and communication materials, including website

 - Research loans and prepare loan documentation, administer loan requests and ensure loan conditions are fulfilled. 

 - Compile condition and packing reports, keeping records of movement and conditions of works and liaise with conservators and couriers when necessary. 

 - Organise exhibition related transport and insurance, which includes updating checklists, obtaining estimates of costs, and monitoring customs documentation, liaising with shippers and the exhibition curator.

 - Oversee the administration and transport arrangements for touring exhibitions.

 - Manage trainees, interns, and other freelance employees. 

 - Work together with other members of the team to assist with PR and communication processes, both online (social media) and offline; public programmes; fundraising, grants and sponsorship.

 - Carrying out supportive research.

Working hours: Full time, some evenings and weekends as necessary. 



- High proficiency in spoken and written Cantonese and English is essential.

Minimum of three years experience working in arts administration.

Project management experience, including anticipating, planning, and executing projects from start to finish.  

Creative, proactive, self-motivated, and strong organizational skills.

Highly developed writing and copy editing skills. 

Attention to detail, high level of accuracy, and good problem solving skills.

Good knowledge of contemporary artistic practices and debates.

Ability to work as part of a team and independently. 

Good computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office. 

Interested parties please send full resume with expected salary and available date via email to by 12:00 PM (HKT), Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Submissions must be made in English. 


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