Now Hiring – Two exciting opportunities at OCA in 2024
Head of Communications
Are you interested in contributing to the international art scene by promoting contemporary art from Norway? Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA) is seeking an operational Head of Communications with strong expertise in social media and digital communication.
We are looking for someone with a passion for contemporary art and a keen interest in new technology. In this role, you will be responsible for OCA's media relations and contact with the press, content production for websites, and other digital channels, including the creation of videos, text, and images. The position has tasks within strategic and practical communication work.
As Head of Communications, you will work closely with a compact, dedicated, and competent team, supported by a Communication Officer. We imagine that you have experience from similar roles and that you are motivated to work with the forefront of international contemporary art. OCA has ambitious goals, and in this position, you will have the opportunity to shape and develop how we communicate our public programmes, support schemes and visitor programmes.
To succeed in this role, you must handle a broad range of interests and communicate on a high proficiency level in both Norwegian and English. Personal qualities will be emphasized.
International Visits and Networks Advisor
Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA) is in an exciting phase of development and is currently seeking an advisor with a strategic mindset and a doer attitude. The position is a career opportunity for someone who enjoys building networks, coordinating internal and external activities, as well as identifying new opportunities.
Some of your main responsibilities will include:
- Responsible for planning, execution and development of OCA’s international visitors, and international network development programs
- Acting as the contact person and coordinator for international curators and other professional visitors participating in OCAs international Visitor Programme, this including coordinating travel planning from A to Z
- Contribute to expanding and developing networking activities and programmes related to the support schemes and residencies at OCA
In this role, you will work operationally and independently but closely collaborate with dedicated and competent colleagues. You are a relationship builder with a strong interest in the art field. To succeed in the role, you have the mindset that "no task is too small or too large." It is crucial that you communicate effectively in both Norwegian and English. It is an advantage if you have experience and knowledge of several parts of the art field.
Personal qualities will be emphasized.
For inquiries, please contact Visindi.
+47 402 15 106
Mads Yngve Storvik
+47 900 45 079
Andreas Ugland Virik
+47 930 04 949
Anna Camilla Øynes
+47 414 73 696
Tonje Støver Knutsen
+ 47 477 10 611
Applications (including CV) can be submitted by January 24, 2024 on visindi.no. All inquiries are treated confidentially. In Norway, OCA is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act regarding the right to access applicant lists. The applicant must justify any request for exemption. If the exemption is not accepted, the applicant will be notified and can withdraw their application.
OCA is a non-profit foundation dedicated to fostering dialogue between art practitioners in Norway and the international arts scene, promoting and supporting Norwegian contemporary art on the international stage through grants, visits and exchanges and professional programming that is continuously developed and reflects the diversity and innovation within Norwegian and international contemporary art. OCA has been responsible for Norway’s contribution to the visual arts section of La Biennale di Venezia since 2001.