Manager, Programmes

Full-time Position

JOB TITLE: Manager, Programmes
REPORTING TO: Senior Manager, Programmes

SAM is committed to making contemporary art accessible and inspiring for everyone. We are currently seeking to fill a full-time position for the Manager of Programmes. The role will support the Education, Access and Programmes team in the delivery of immersive and inclusive experiences. The Manager of Programmes will be responsible for implementing and supporting broad engagement with SAM collection and exhibitions programme, both onsite and online. The role requires collaboration with artists, curators, programme and content producers to devise inclusive programmes that widen participation, ignite curiosity and inspire new ways of thinking.



    •  Conceptualise and/or support the delivery of inclusive and accessible public programmes for a broad range of audiences from youth, children, families, seniors, to community groups.
    • Project manage small to large scale public programmes that engage with SAM collection and exhibitions programmes.
    • Engage audience in life-long learning as well as promote greater discussions and understanding of contemporary art at SAM.
    • Craft and develop inclusive content for SAM for both online and onsite audiences, including administrative support.
    • Provide administrative and logistic support.
    • Coordinate with other divisions, such as the Marketing and Communications team for publicity collaterals; Curatorial team for content and programmes development; etc.
    • Develop and manage key stakeholder relationships with external programmes partners and community networks.
    • Mentor interns and juniors as required.
    • Any ad-hoc duties as assigned.



    • Minimum 5 years of experience in the museum, arts, and heritage sector or equivalent, including designing audience-centred content, educational and/or public programmes, including children and family friendly exhibitions and programmes.
    • Degree in Arts Management; Education; Museum Studies; or a related qualification.
    • Experiences with the processes required to plan, develop, and present engaging arts experiences in public spaces, including non-traditional arts spaces.
    • Demonstrated ability to engage in audience and content research, think analytically, strategically, and creatively to develop innovative initiatives and be proactive in delivering them.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage projects effectively and deliver quality outcomes within tight timelines and budget.
    • Demonstrated skills in managing a range of administrative processes including issuing and managing contracts, financials, and logistics.
    • Excellent project management skills.
    • Excellent record of stakeholder management.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including written communication skills.
    • Effective time management and organisational skills, and the ability to exercise initiative.
    • A good level of computer literacy with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Preferably with experience in museum-based learning and programmes approaches.


Please send your application to [email protected]. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.