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Job: Kraszna-Krausz Foundation administrator

Are you as passionate about photography, film and the moving image as you are about books? The Kraszna-Krausz Foundation which was created by Andor Kraszna-Krausz, the founder of Focal Press in 1995, is looking for an Administrator


  • Administer the Foundation itself, organising and administering up to 5 Trustee meetings and away days per annum and keeping content for the website and other communications channels up-to-date
  • Project manage and administer the annual Book Awards and Book Awards ceremony, liaising with publishers, photographers, writers and artists, venues, partners and press, as well as with the advice of the Trustees inviting specialist judges in the chosen fields
  • Potentially, and subject to agreement by the Trustees, develop additional culturally-engaging activities in the fields of photography, film and the moving image

Please see further details regarding the Job Description and duties below.

The Person

The ideal candidate will be an accomplished arts administrator with a minimum of 3 years’ professional experience and ideally with experience of the administration of an arts-based prize. It is desirable that you also have knowledge and / or experience of the medium of photography or the moving image although an enthusiastic commitment to develop specialism in these field will be welcomed by applicants with other relevant experience.

We actively encourage applications from the groups listed below who are currently under-represented within our sector. These are people from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups, people who identify as LGBTQ, as well as deaf, partially sighted and Disabled people.

Time commitment and fee

This work usually requires the equivalent of about 50 days per annum, spread unevenly thought the year. The ability to work flexibly is a requirement. Because of the phasing of the awards, the time input is currently heavily focussed on the period November to May each year. Remuneration is paid on a day-by-day basis at £200 per day.


Please send an email via the button below addressed to The Board of Trustees, Kraszna-Krausz Foundation.

Please include your CV with a concise covering letter of no more than one page outlining your interest, experience and suitability for the position by Monday 15 October 2018 at 11.59pm.

See more here.

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