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Photo Elysée is one of the most important museums entirely dedicated to photography. Each year, we produce demanding exhibitions, distribute reference editorial content, design innovative events and offer events open to all.

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Director (M/F) of Photo Elysée – 80-100% (permanent contract)

Plateforme 10 is recruiting a Director of Photo Elysée, the Cantonal Photography Museum.

Workplace: Lausanne
Salary grade: 15
Start date: 01.03.2022 or to be agreed
Application deadline : 10.01.2022

Main tasks and responsibilities
  • To define and implement a development strategy for Photo Elysée by maintaining the identity and uniqueness of the museum while combining it with the identity of Platform 10.
  • To define and conduct the strategy of acquisition and the management of its collections as well as the strategy of conservation and inventory of the collections.
  • As a member of the Executive committee of Plateforme 10 foundation, to participate in the strategic and operational direction of the Foundation and actively contribute to defining the general program of cultural activities of the Foundation and to propose an exhibit program for Photo Elysée.
  • To set the scientific orientations of the museum and to decide on the research programs and scientific publications.
  • To promote the museum’s activities and encourage encounters with the public.
  • To coordinate and harmonize the communication of Photo Elysée.
  • To represent Photo Elysée to all internal and external partners and to contribute to the museum’s repute at local, national, and international levels.
  • To strengthen partnerships with cultural institutions and actors and to ensure relations with the Elysée Foundation.
Profile
  • You have a university title in a field related to photography or equivalent experience with additional training in cultural management or museology.
  • A background in management and/or project management is expected.
  • You have at least 10 years of proven experience in the management of a comparable cultural institution.
  • Excellent command of French and very good knowledge of English and German are required for this position.
  • You have a sense of responsibility and public service ethics, an ability to adapt and be flexible combined with active listening skills as well as ease in communication and human relations.
  • You demonstrate leadership and creativity.
Applications

If you recognize yourself in this profile, we invite you to send us your application with a curriculum vitae, certificates, and diplomas to the address below by January 10, 2022 at the latest.

PLATEFORME 10
Ressources Humaines
Ch. de Mornex 3bis
1003 Lausanne
carriere.plateforme10@vd.ch

Information
Mr. Patrick Gyger, Plateforme 10 General Manager
patrick.gyger@plateforme10.ch

Speculative application

In order to provide the best possible response to your speculative application, we would be grateful if you could specify your professional objective or the field of activity that interests you. To facilitate the processing of your application, we recommend that you send us a complete file including a CV and a cover letter accompanied by copies of your diplomas and work certificates.

Applications

Complete applications to be sent to
PLATEFORME 10
Ressources Humaines
Ch. de Mornex 3bis
1003 Lausanne
carriere.plateforme10@vd.ch

Internships

Being an intern at Photo Elysée means :

  • To discover the museum sector through an internationally renowned institution
  • To work within a large team divided into eight departments
  • To work in a creative and enthralling environment
  • Contribute to our mission, which is to better promote photography
  • To get professional experience and acknowledged skills

Internships are remunerated according to the rates of the Etat de Vaud.

Available positions

Please visit the French version of this page to review available positions.

Applications

The minimum duration of an internship is 3 months.

Complete applications to be sent to
PLATEFORME 10
Ressources Humaines
Ch. de Mornex 3bis
1003 Lausanne
carriere.plateforme10@vd.ch

Civilian service positions

Available positions

Please visit the French version of this page to review available positions.

Applications

Complete applications to be sent to
PLATEFORME 10
Ressources Humaines
Ch. de Mornex 3bis
1003 Lausanne
carriere.plateforme10@vd.ch