Job opportunities (20.3.2023)


Photographic Coordinator – Part Time, THE NATIONAL GALLERY 

The role of the Photographic Coordinator is to co-ordinate, catalogue and distribute photographic work, manage the Gallery's analogue and digital photographic assets and to maintain the departmental administrative procedures and databases.

The post holder will be responsible for organising the work of the in-house photographers to ensure deadlines are met and the highest quality images are available and suitable for each use case. They are responsible for managing and cataloguing these assets and for general administrative duties such as purchasing and invoice payments.

Visitor Experience Manager, BATH ABBEY 

Bath Abbey is a flourishing parish church in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath and with this a significant part of the City`s rich heritage which reaches back to Roman times.

While the geographical parish has only a small residential population, our congregation is a gathered community from all over the City and surrounding area. We also welcome over 500,000 regional, national and international visitors and worshipers. Bath Abbey has around 26 staff, around 60 in our choirs, over 200 volunteers and over 450 in its congregations. It has 5 main income streams and annual operating turnover is around £2m.

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and to ensuring that everyone, job applicants, customers, and other people with whom we deal, are treated fairly and not subject to discrimination. We will do whatever is necessary to provide genuine equality of opportunity. We continuously review our policies and processes to support our aim to create a workforce as diverse as the nation the Church of England serves.

Development Manager, THE BOWES MUSEUM 

The role: The newly created role of Development Manager, will work closely with the Director of Development and Communications to attract support from individuals, trusts and foundations and corporate sources. The role involves working with internal and external stakeholders to establish the profile of The Bowes Museum as a charity, raising funds for revenue projects, core funding and capital campaigns.

The person: We are seeking an enthusiastic and target driven individual with experience of delivering a Development Strategy, which encompasses a wide range of funding streams. The successful candidate will have a passion for storytelling, relationship building and strong negotiation and networking skills. You will know the complexities of working with funders and stakeholders and are able to develop strong long-term relationships, resulting in investment.

Inclusion and Diversity We believe that diversity and equality within our workforce, programmes and approaches is crucial to our mission of being inclusive and relevant to our communities. We want everyone to feel welcome. We, therefore, particularly welcome applications from candidates under-represented at The Bowes Museum and within the heritage sector, including Global Majority candidates and/or candidates with disabilities.

Gallery Associate, THE CROWD 

A highly successful and innovative, luxury furniture design studio are looking for a dynamic Gallery Associate to join their new London gallery.

Within this role you will be the first point for the gallery and provide tours for clients, sales admin support to Account Managers, and act as a brand ambassador. The ideal candidate will take pride in providing a seamless luxury customer experience and have a genuine appreciation for contemporary design.

In addition to a competitive salary, the company also offer opportunities for growth, a creative work environment and a friendly studio team.


With a rich history dating back over 700 years, the Mercers' Company is focussed on being a philanthropic force for good and philanthropy is at the core of its past, present and future. Our giving is focused on Young People & Education, Older People & Housing and Church & Communities.

The Company is a complex and challenging organisation, incorporating the traditions of a City institution and a modern business with a mission of charitable giving. It combines the attributes of a substantial property and investment company with a set of ambitious philanthropic aims. It donates millions each year to charitable causes, with a particular focus on young people and education, older people and housing, and church and communities.

The Company is seeking to appoint a Curator to play a significant role in the delivery and development of the Company's Heritage plan, leading on all aspects of curatorial work. Specifically, the Curator will lead on planning and delivering the Mercers' Company Exhibitions in a way that makes them accessible and engaging. The successful candidate will take a lead on object acquisitions, care, display and interpretation of heritage items and be responsible for the management and development of the Heritage Trainee.

This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative small team who provide high quality Heritage support in a major philanthropic organisation. 

Heritage Project Manager, HOUSE OF COMMONS 

The House of Commons a unique and exciting place to work right at the heart of the UK's thriving democratic system.

Behind the scenes, the House of Commons Service is made up of more than 3,000 employees who support and facilitate the smooth day to day running of the House. They provide professional services to Members of Parliament, their staff, and the wider parliamentary community.

Staff Benefits

In addition to your salary, we offer an attractive range of benefits including:

  • 30 days' annual leave (increasing to 35 days after first full leave year).
  • Civil Service pension with an average employer contribution of 27%.
  • Access to training and development.
  • Flexible working.
  • Interest free season ticket loan and bicycle loan.

Director of Programme, Barnsley Civic 

This post is part of our brand-new senior leadership team, which has the freedom and potential to shape the future of the organisation, transform the venue and all it offers, and make a huge impact on Barnsley.

As a Senior Leadership Team member, you will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer, Director of Communications and Development, and our Gallery Curator.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a talented individual who may have been working as a programme coordinator or assistant/ associate producer to step into a senior role and lead a programme and team.

We are looking for the right person for this role, someone with the passion to make things happen, a commitment to change and development, and the determination to see things through.

You don't have to tick every box of our criteria or have experience in every aspect of the role, we can help you fill in the gaps. More important to us, is that we recruit an ambitious and future-focused individual, with huge enthusiasm for our work, who believes in what we do, and who can motivate and inspire others.


The post holder will support the Senior Research Manager and Research team in the identification, collection, organisation, and analysis of research information on prospective donors, supporters, and issues of strategic importance to Development and the wider V&A. Specialist research will be dedicated toward supporting FuturePlan capital fundraising and multisite programming at a pivotal moment for the museum, as it prepares to commence ambitious new programmes in Bethnal Green (2023) and Stratford (2024).

This role supports Development research across five key areas:

  • Research – identification, qualification and profiling of new prospects and existing supporters in expectation of cultivation touchpoints, external meetings, and major Development events and exhibition openings.
  • Prospecting – direction of prospect identification, tracking and cultivation for multiple simultaneous projects across the V&A multisite expansion, working in concert with Development fundraising teams.
  • Due Diligence – executing the V&A's due diligence gift acceptance policy through the production of necessary risk assessments, enabling the best possible safeguard against risks of reputational, financial, legal, and physical harm.
  • Data Analysis – initiating proactive analysis of the CRM database to support specific prospecting tasks, and to inform strategic planning.
  • Knowledge Management – monitoring prospects and supporters through public channels; developing research skills and best-practice research management among Development fundraising teams; and ensuring research is acquired, processed, and stored in a GDPR compliant fashion.

Besides these core responsibilities the role will support the wider Development department through the initiation, design, and execution of individual fundraising projects - from mass data analysis to in-depth strategic overviews – as directed by the Senior Research Manager and in concert with the Research Officer.