Mondriaan Fund > Vacancy Project Officer Visual Arts & International (Netherlands)


The Mondriaan Fund is the public fund for visual art and cultural heritage in the Netherlands. On behalf of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science they contribute to the realisation of projects and activities by artists, curators and critics, museums and other heritage institutions, presentation institutions, archives, galleries and clients in the Netherlands and abroad. To achieve this, they employ a workforce of more than 40 enthusiastic colleagues. As of 1 March 2020 they have a vacancy for the position of Project Officer Visual Arts & International.

Your core task will consist of directing several secretariats concentrating on contributions with a focus on visual arts with an emphasis on international policy. Activities include the procedural and financial assessment of applications, the compilation of project analyses, the meticulous processing of applications, and the preparation and leading of advisory committee meetings. In addition to the above, you will maintain contact with applicants and a relevant national and international network, which includes foreign guest studios. Also, you will act as a liaison between the advisers and the Mondriaan Fund and contribute to the annual report, effect measurement, policy development and ancillary activities of the fund.

You have relevant work experience and are adequately informed of current developments in contemporary visual art, both in the Netherlands and internationally. You have affinity with the practice of visual artists and art institutes and your knowledge of current cultural policy is highly developed. You have completed a relevant study programme at at least university of applied sciences level and are able to communicate clearly and convincingly. The working language of the Mondriaan Fund is Dutch. Due to the semi-international nature of the position, it is also necessary that you speak and write in English in a fluent and accessible manner and have good interpersonal communication skills.

The position is offered for the period 1 March – 31 December 2020, with the possibility of extension. You will report to the head of grant programs visual arts and international and will be part of the project team. In addition to this, you will work closely with the Administration of applications Department. Your salary scale will be determined on the basis of your education and work experience within Scale 10 of the BBRA.

Deadline: 21 February 2020

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