Job opportunities (23.2.2023)


Part Time Events and Music Programmer - Maternity Cover, THE NATIONAL GALLERY

The National Gallery is currently looking for a Part Time Events and Music Programmer. The postholder will work with the Public Programmes team to help to achieve the ambitions and objectives of the National Gallery Learning Strategy by programming events and music performances for adults. This programme will help us to deliver our vision for Learning, Art Enriching Lives Enriching Art and our mission. Through our collection we will enrich lives by connecting art, people and ideas across centuries, countries and cultures.

Gallery Manager, THE CROWD 

A highly successful and innovative furniture design studio are looking for an experienced Gallery Manager to launch their London gallery and lead their London team. Originally based in New York and Los Angeles, they are now expanding to London and are furthering their international success.

Within this role you will be an integral part of the business, running the gallery, leading the sales team and ensuring the gallery is on a successful path, bringing suggestions and ideas forward along the way. The ideal candidate will be charismatic, driven, and ambitious and will have proven sales and leadership experience within the interior design/luxury goods market.

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

Director of Void Gallery

Void Gallery are hiring for the position of Director. This role will appeal to someone who is innovative and ambitious, with a dynamic vision and a deep passion for and knowledge of the arts, a person who works well with others in a creative team and with strong management and financial skills. Experience in arts management, cultural production, generating revenue, managing teams and building partnerships is a must for this role along with an ability to collaborate, network, negotiate, and influence at multiple levels. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build on the organisation's recent successes in developing its international profile and ambitious programming.

Void Art Centre is one of the leading art institutions in Northern Ireland and Derry. The gallery relocated in March 2021 to the city centre, 10 Waterloo Place. The gallery has 2 exhibition spaces and an education space that is used for talks, screenings and workshops. Void Art Centre was founded in 2005 and since that time has developed a significant exhibition and engagement programme as well as a reputation nationally and internationally.

Void commissions and produces a visual arts programme that aims to challenge audiences and promote the arts to new and existing audiences. The programme supports a diverse range of artistic practices of national and international artists.

The programme focuses on the collaborative nature of art and its ability to add to artistic discourse through exhibitions, events, discussions and partnerships. Through the commissions programme Void works with a network of arts organisations both nationally and internationally to create specific projects. Void commissioned artist Helen Cammock's film The Long Note, which she was one of the recipients of the Turner Prize, the work was purchased by the Irish Museum of Modern Art for their collection. Void with Chisenhale Gallery co-commissioned the work of Ima-Abasi Okon, which was purchased for the Tate collection. In 2019, Void was the producer of the Irish Pavilion with artist Eva Rothschild as part of the Venice Biennale.

The board invites interest from those with knowledge of the visual arts sector with curatorial experience is essential for this role.

Application Specialist, BRITISH LIBRARY 

Do you have what it takes to ensure the smooth running of systems, applications and services for The British Library?

Would you like to work with a wide range of people from different teams and departments to help deliver and improve services?

As one of the world's great libraries, our duty is to preserve the nation's intellectual memory for the future and make it available to all for research, inspiration and enjoyment. At present we have well over 170 million items, in most known languages, with three million new items added every year. We have manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints and drawings, music scores, and patents. We make our collections and programmes available to all. We operate the world's largest document delivery service providing millions of items a year to customers all over the world. What matters to us is that we preserve the national memory and enable knowledge to be created both now and in the future by anyone, anywhere.

The British Library is implementing a new Digital Repository and is looking for enthusiastic individuals to provide support for the system and ensure that this new application delivers the service our customers require. As an Application Specialists in our Digital Library Systems team, based either at St Pancras, London or Boston Spa, West Yorkshire you will be key in providing support for this service and other applications in the systems portfolio.

We work in a hybrid environment, averaging one day a week onsite, however, we let you decide what works best for you, e.g. 3 days onsite one week and the next 2 weeks working from home. We are very much delivery and outcomes focussed. 

Creative Director, WEBRECRUIT 

Applications can be submitted in Welsh. Applications that are submitted in Welsh will be treated no less favourably than those submitted in English. 


The RWA, Bristol, is seeking an experienced exhibitions professional to join our small, friendly and dedicated team, using our outstanding exhibition spaces and newly transformed facilities to deliver a distinctive, stimulating and sustainable artistic programme. As a member of the Senior Management Team, the post-holder will contribute to the delivery and ongoing review of our Business Plan, working with the Director to deliver the RWA's artistic programme against its objectives and targets.

Reporting to the Board's Programme Committee and advised by our Exhibitions Committee, the Head of Exhibitions will lead the delivery of exhibitions both throughout the RWA and elsewhere, encompassing both contemporary and historic visual art, and ranging from commissioning emerging artists to managing GIS loans. They will work with our Academicians, external curators, museums and galleries and private collectors to manage the delivery of exhibitions that are international in scope while engaging with the remarkable history and cultural vibrancy of the RWA and the south west region, ensuring that shows are accessible and relevant to our wide audience.

The Head of Exhibitions will oversee the delivery of the RWA's ongoing vision and strategy for exhibitions, including the development of touring exhibitions. They will also lead on the management and use of the RWA's permanent collection, including supporting curation training at all levels.

Application is by CV and covering letter, outlining in detail how you meet the post requirements and examples of your relevant experience, and giving details of two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer/line manager.

Closing date: Monday 6 March 2023

Senior Collections & House Officer, NATIONAL TRUST 

Are you a proven manager of collections or houses? Can you bring your conservation knowledge to this close knit team? We need someone who can champion fantastic collections care and practise, visitor welcome and the day to day operation of managing volunteers to give great experiences.

Accommodation is provided to the postholder for the proper or better performance of their duties in accordance with Trust criteria and HMRC rules.

As the senior lead of the House Team, you'll manage a team of Collections & House Officers, Collections Assistants and volunteers to implement preventive conservation and cleaning programmes in the house to ensure excellent standards of care, delivering strategies to improve conservation. You'll be responsible for the planning and implementation of conservation projects, collections care and daily opening of the house ensuring appropriate resources are in place to provide a consistent and excellent visitor experience.

You'll collect and accurately record information to inform our understanding of the house and the collection and use preventive conservation techniques to improve how we conserve, interpret and present the property. Leading by example you'll ensure a culture of excellent customer care, engaging our visitors with conservation and the values and behaviours of the National Trust.