Senior Manager, Access and Programmes

Full-time Position

SAM is committed to making contemporary art accessible and inspiring for everyone. We are currently seeking to fill a full-time position for Access & Programmes. The role will support the Education, Access and Programmes team in the delivery of immersive and inclusive experiences.



    • Curate and/or coordinate engaging programmes that can reach a broad range of audiences, including children/person with special needs, youth, children, families, seniors, and community groups
    • Continued commitment to Access programmes and building partnerships
    • Working with artists to develop/support the SAM Touch collection and/or resources based on SAM’s collection
    • Manage budgets, and supervise staff, interns and/or volunteers
    • Ongoing development of inclusive content for SAM for online and onsite audiences, including administrative support
    • Work with external and internal stakeholders (eg. curatorial, marketing and partnerships) to afford access and develop learning opportunities for the appreciation of contemporary art
    • Support marketing and audience development activity for Education, Access & Programmes


    • Minimum 8 years of experience in the museum, arts and heritage sector or equivalent
    • Experience designing and coordinating programmes, in particular programs for a range of audiences, including access requirements
    • Degree in Museum Studies or a related qualification
    • 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



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