Nxt Museum in Amsterdam zoekt een Museum Host voor een nader te bepalen aantal uur | Vacature voor een Betaalde functie, Fulltime, Parttime | Sluitingsdatum: 20-07-2020
Nxt Museum is the first museum dedicated to New Media Art in The Netherlands.
An immersive, multi-sensory, fine art destination that fuses art and technology to challenge assumptions, open minds and connect with what is Nxt. We are passionate about art, technology, science and innovation and are on a mission to push the boundaries of what a museum can be.
You’re creative, intellectual and have a curiosity in the world of arts & culture. You get excited about the future, art and technology — what could, should and might be next. As a Nxt Museum host, you’re at the forefront of the museum, telling your version of our story. You’ll form a connection with the work and engage with our visitors with passion and energy. You thrive on connecting with people and want to make our visitor experience the best possible.
Key skills/ requirements
- Confident communicator
- Natural storyteller
- You love to host
- Service minded
- Excellent English communication skills, Dutch or other languages are nice to have
- Living in or around Amsterdam
- Affinity with art / culture / creative mindset
- Well presented in whatever your style may be
- Curious and open to learn
- A positive energy
Task, responsibilities and expectations:
- Whether greeting visitors and scanning their tickets, helping people use the lockers, educating visitors on the art works or guiding people through the museum, you will be the point of contact for our audience throughout their visit.
- Together with the team, you are responsible for opening or closing up the museum and ensuring it’s prepped for the day ahead and in the best condition for people’s visit.
- You will take responsibility to be well informed with the knowledge we provide you.
- You will bring your own passion and curiosity for art and culture.
- You can be flexible with schedules.
- Flexible part time / full time contracts available
- You will need to be available to host from the 10th August 2020
We celebrate different mindsets, personalities and approaches. We welcome everyone: all ages, ethnicities, personalities, looks, characters, backgrounds, genders, non gender, queer, trans and all forms of expression.
What we offer you:
- To be part of a thrilling new art space that seeks to continuously shift perspectives of art and technology, the role of the body and audience participation.
- Teamspirit; the chance to work in a highly collaborative and inspired environment
- A side job that you can easily fit around your studies / projects
- Training – first hand from our curators and artists to provide you with the skills, information and education
- An incredible experience. You will be at the forefront of groundbreaking art
- Exclusive access to the museum
You should apply to this role in any way you wish – by CV and accompanying note, by video (max 2 minutes), sketch, poster or any format you’d prefer with which to tell us about yourself.
Meer informatie over de organisatie: zie onze website.