Opportunities

Liverpool Biennial is the UK biennial of contemporary art. Taking place every two years across the city in public spaces, galleries, museums and online, the Biennial commissions artists from around the world to make and present work in the context of Liverpool. Founded in 1998, Liverpool Biennial has commissioned over 340 new artworks and presented work by more than 480 artists from around the world.

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Curator and a Marketing Officer to join our team. Further details about the roles and how to apply can be found below. To be the first to hear about further opportunities at Liverpool Biennial, follow us on social media and subscribe to our newsletter.

Diversity and inclusion are core values at Liverpool Biennial. We welcome applications to our roles from all sectors of the community, including applications from people of colour, Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups, Indigenous people, people with disabilities, people who identify as being LGBTQIA+ and others who demonstrate the ability to contribute to our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.


Assistant Curator 

Salary: Band 3 - £22,394 £24,527 (depending on qualifications and experience)
Hours: 37.5 per week
Contract type: Fixed term until January 2024

Liverpool Biennial is currently seeking an Assistant Curator to join its Programme Team to work on the delivery of the Biennial’s 11th edition and year-round programme. Our ideal candidate is someone organised, energetic, engaged and adaptable, with at least two years’ experience of working in a similar role in contemporary visual arts. This role provides an excellent opportunity to be part of an open, proactive and agile team, delivering outstanding contemporary art in one of the world’s most vibrant and illustrious cities.

An application pack including the person specification can be downloaded here or by email from jane@biennial.com.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Wednesday 30 September and initial interviews are expected to be held via Zoom or Microsoft Teams as soon as possible after this date.


Marketing Officer

Salary: Band 4 - £20,796 – £21,892 (depending on qualifications and experience)
Hours: 37.5 per week
Contract type: Permanent

We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic communications professional. You will have a minimum of two years’ experience in a cultural, arts or tourism environment and will now be seeking a challenge with an arts organisation working alongside world-leading cultural tourism brands. We are looking for someone with an outgoing personality to work with us and implement our marketing strategy while also researching and enhancing the Biennial’s marketing and communications where appropriate. The candidate will possess a natural understanding of the variety of marketing requirements along with brilliant organisational skills and the ability to ensure projects happen on time.

An application pack can be downloaded here or by email from jane@biennial.com.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Wednesday 30 September and initial interviews are expected to be held via Zoom or Microsoft Teams as soon as possible after this date.