Program Curator / Space Coordinator


We are seeking a creative and organised Program Curator / Space Coordinator for our public program Makan at CoCulture. CoCulture e.V. ( was founded in 2017 by Syrian artist Khaled Barakeh and is a Berlin-based non-profit organisation and a creative hub for social and art projects. Makan is a new public program at CoCulture, that will host a variety of events in our Studio at Gesundbrunnen reflecting on and engaging with topics relevant to CoCulture’s mission, from art exhibitions and artist residencies to music concerts, film screenings and public talks. We see the growth of the space as a collective process – besides the main program designed by CoCulture, we want to invite the community to curate events focused on topics that matter to them.
Role Purpose:

Create and produce the CoCulture public and community events program. Both curating and producing exhibitions, networking events, concerts, film screenings, panels and workshops and also supporting the community to produce events in the CoCulture Space.

Responsibilities/Key Activities:

• Create a strategy for the Makan project with the CoCulture founder, including clear aims and outputs
• Curating, developing and implementing CoCulture’s series of events
• Coordinating with community users of the space to support their events
• Managing the event plan, budget and documentation for reporting
• Organising the event logistics with the support of the CoCulture Assistant
• Communication and community building with target users of the space
• Communication and relationship building with artistic institutions, galleries and events in Berlin
• Representing CoCulture at cultural and artistic events
• Work with the PR and Communications Coordinator to communicate and publicise the events
• Consistently brainstorm and collaborate with team for new ideas and strategies
• Cooperate with other team members for Makan fundraising and reporting

• MA/BA degree in Cultural Management, Art, Film, Music, Social Sciences or a related discipline
• 3+ years of working experience in artistic event curation and organising required
• Experience working with the Middle Eastern artistic community in Berlin
• Excellent English, with at least B2 level German and Arabic
• Interest in the mission of the non-profit projects of CoCulture
• Experience working at a cultural/artistic/non-profit organisation

Job-related skills:
• Artistic experience or background
• Creative and strategic thinking
• Very organised with the ability to prioritise and coordinate multiple events
• Ability to track budgets and implement event plans
• Excellent multi-tasking and problem solving skills
• Excellent communication and networking abilities
• Team player

Working conditions
• Freelance position of a minimum of 30 hours a week with the possibility of payroll employment
• Flexible working environment
• Modern studio working space with the possibility of working from home
• Hourly rate to range between 17 and 22 EUR per hour depending on experience

Lobe Block, Böttgerstr. 16, 13357 Berlin

Please send your Cover Letter and CV in a PDF format by midday on Friday 6th December to Emily:

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CoCulture e.V.
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