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Project Manager – Cutting Edge

Worthing Museum is excited to recruit an experienced Project Manager to oversee the delivery of Cutting Edge, a year-long contemporary collecting project funded by Heritage Fund and focused on the development of Worthing Museum’s costume collection; it is a collaborative project between Worthing Museum and the Gateway Project – Shoreham Academy.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Recruitment

Contact Email

museum@adur-worthing.gov.uk

Closing Date

22nd September 2019

Offcentre Photography Festival callout

Anyone who lives in the East Midlands is welcome to submit and there are no other requirements other than that you consider yourself to be creatively invested in the area. All types of photographic work is welcome to be submitted. It doesn’t have to be taken locally, all that matters is the photographers are local. It’s about showing off what the local photographers are doing. There is no specific theme, we hope to exhibit a wide range of work.

Opportunity Type

Exhibition

Contact Name

Jagdish Patel

Contact Email

office@jagdishpatel.com

Closing Date

22nd September 2019

Events Coordinator

We are looking for an Events Co-ordinator to join our team. We want you to use your creativity to help children, young people and adults transform their lives, the services they use and the communities they live in. You will provide co-ordination and administrative support for all TMC events.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Caroline Frankland 

Contact Email

caroline@themightycreatives.com

Closing Date

23rd September 2019

Curator of Exhibitions

Leeds City Museum is seeking to appoint a Curator of Exhibitions, who will work closely with colleagues on the development and delivery of an inspirational, challenging yet accessible and socially inclusive exhibition programme as part of the overall visitor experience of Leeds City Museum and in line with Leeds Museums and Galleries’ objectives.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Yvonne Hardman 

Contact Email

yvonne.hardman@leeds.gov.uk

Closing Date

23rd September 2019

Temporary Workshop Assistant

Could you help us to make the Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill? Are you passionate about using your skills to engage people in all types of making? We are seeking a Temporary Workshop Assistant to support the delivery of the Museum of Making co-production programme.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Hannah Fox

Contact Email

info@derbymuseums.org

Closing Date

24th September 2019

Touring & Loans Manager

We are seeking a highly organised and motivated individual to join the Exhibitions and Collections Team and continue to build on and develop the Crafts Council’s successful Touring Exhibitions and Loan Programmes.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

HR

Contact Email

HR@craftscouncil.org.uk

Closing Date

25th September 2019

Explore After School Club Assistant

The Explore After School Art Club Assistant will be passionate about the visual arts, with skills in art and design. You will believe in the importance of equal access to the arts for everyone, with an awareness of the particular challenges facing BAME communities. As a good communicator with a caring manner you will help create transformative experiences for young people through the creative arts, assisting them in their goals to achieve Explore Arts Award.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Anita Kumari 

Contact Email

recruitment@nae.org.uk

Closing Date

25th September 2019

Development Executive (Faculty of Arts)

The University is looking to recruit a Development Executive to raise major philanthropic gifts, in particular to support the expansion of the University’s Arts programmes including Warwick Arts Centre at the Faculty of Arts, one of the world’s top 50 Arts and Humanities faculties. This post will have responsibility for identifying, cultivating and asking donors for financial support. 

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Heather Twomey 

Contact Email

h.twomey@warwick.ac.uk

Closing Date

26th September 2019

Art and Design & Technology Technician

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Art and Design & Technology Departments as a Technician in Lambrook School’s brand new purpose-built facilities. The role is available to start from October 2019.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

School Office

Contact Email

info@lambrookschool.co.uk

Closing Date

27th September 2019

Director

We are seeking to appoint a new creative and entrepreneurial Director with proven strategic understanding and vision to take forward City Arts’ business goals and creative ambitions in a challenging and uncertain environment.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Recruitment

Contact Email

recruitment@city-arts.org.uk

Closing Date

27th September 2019

Learning and Engagement Manager

The Learning and Engagement Manager will be responsible for developing and managing the delivery of a dynamic and critically-engaged Learning and Engagement programme that will enable the Barber to achieve its mission and both retain and extend its reputation for excellence and innovation in this area.  The role sits within the Barber’s newly-formed Public Engagement team which delivers our renewed strategic vision for visitor experience, learning and public engagement.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

HR

Contact Email

info@barber.org.uk

Closing Date

27th September 2019

Public Programme Coordinator

Are you a creative thinker who likes to organise talks, events and workshops? We have a vacancy for a Public Programme Co-ordinator within our Learning and Participation team.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Sue Wheeler sue.wheeler@museums-sheffield.org.uk

Contact Email

sue.wheeler@museums-sheffield.org.uk

Closing Date

27th September 2019

Learning and Engagement Manager

The Learning and Engagement Manager will be responsible for developing and managing the delivery of a dynamic and critically-engaged Learning and Engagement programme that will enable the Barber to achieve its mission and both retain and extend its reputation for excellence and innovation in this area.  The role sits within the Barber’s newly-formed Public Engagement team which delivers our renewed strategic vision for visitor experience, learning and public engagement. 

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Jen Ridding 

Contact Email

J.L.Ridding@bham.ac.uk

Closing Date

27th September 2019

OPEN CALL: Artist Video Games Beta Testing

QUAD is seeking contemporary artists who have made or are making playable video games, that they would like to beta test with visitors to QUAD in our main gallery space. On the 2nd and 3rd of November 2019 QUAD is opening its main gallery to video games fans and practitioners from across the UK. RAM_fest – a new video gamer focused mini festival based in Derby – will celebrate gaming culture and history, featuring archive displays of game art and memorabilia, retro games and consoles, film screenings and related talks and events, and demos of new works by regional and UK based indie developers.

Opportunity Type

Exhibition

Contact Name

Peter Bonnell

Contact Email

peterb@derbyquad.co.uk

Closing Date

27th September 2019

Gallery Operations and Retail Officer

As a Gallery Operations and Retail Officer, you will be responsible for overseeing key aspects of The Gallery’s operations, with a particular focus on developing and delivering the retail offer to specified income targets. You will also lead on a range of other operational support to ensure the effective day-to-day running of The Gallery. This will include stock offer and management, timetabling of front of house staff and volunteers, coordinating event bookings in The Gallery and undertaking financial and other administration for The Gallery. There will be significant interaction with the public through the role.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Hugo Worthy

Contact Email

hugo.worthy@dmu.ac.uk

Closing Date

29th September 2019

Freelance Printmaking Tutors

We are looking to recruit practicing printmakers, with experience of teaching, to join our growing education programme on a freelance basis. Assisting us in our aim to deliver an exciting and engaging range of in-house and outreach workshops with printmaking at their core, you should be confident working with either complete beginners and/or those with more advanced experience.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Caroline Pratt

Contact Email

caroline@wypw.org

Closing Date

29th September 2019

Exhibitions Manager

We have a wonderful opportunity to join our exhibitions department here at The National Gallery. This department delivers around 14 exhibitions a year at Trafalgar Square, nationally and internationally.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Recruitment

Contact Email

information@ng-london.org.uk

Closing Date

29th September 2019

OPEN CALL: NJINTA

No Jobs in the Arts wants to shine a light on some of the amazing artists working in the East Midlands today. We are now taking entries for the second edition of the zine that will be circulated to industry around the region. Brief: Send us up to five …

Opportunity Type

Project

Contact Name

No Jobs in the Arts

Contact Email

nojobsinthearts@hotmail.com

Closing Date

30th September 2019

Executive Director (part-time)

Following the appointment of Hammad Nasar as Co-Curator of British Art Show 9, the Stuart Hall Foundation is seeking an experienced Executive Director to lead the development and growth of the Foundation as we mark our fifth year. Inspired by the life’s work of Professor Stuart Hall, the Stuart Hall Foundation is a young charity committed to imagining more hopeful, socially and racially just futures, and catalysing action towards achieving them. Through an inter-disciplinary programme which includes fellowships and scholarships, events and commissions, we are particularly keen to encourage younger, under-represented and/or disadvantaged artists, thinkers and activists to develop ideas, artistic practice and cultural activism that engage present and future generations.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Ilze Rieba

Contact Email

info@stuarthallfoundation.org

Closing Date

30th September 2019

Schools and Teachers Programme Tutors

We are looking for talented individuals to join our Learning and National Programmes department as Tutors. School and Teacher Tutors support and contribute to The National Gallery’s onsite and offsite Schools and Teachers Programme. Tutors will plan and deliver new learning sessions in line with the programme objectives as well as lead some of the standard programme delivered to both pupil and teachers.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

HR

Contact Email

information@ng-london.org.uk

Closing Date

30th September 2019

Adult Learning Programme Tutors

We are looking for talented individuals to join our Learning and National Programmes department as Tutors. The main purpose of the Adult Learning Programme Tutors is to contribute to teaching the onsite programme of talks, tours, workshops, courses and participatory activities for adults across the free and ticketed public programme on a casual as-and-when basis.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

HR

Contact Email

information@ng-london.org.uk

Closing Date

30th September 2019

Programme Producer

In this new role, the Programme Producer will be responsible for engaging with partners and communities to identify their needs and commission creative interventions that respond to them. This will result in a strategic programme of socially-engaged artistic projects and commissions. 

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Elaine Midgley 

Contact Email

elainem@bedfordartscreative.org.uk

Closing Date

30th September 2019

Studio/gallery space to rent

I have recently graduated from DMU in Leicester and I’m starting my practise as an artist and sculptor in Tur Langton Leicestershire. I have a large studio space in my garden which could easily house 4 artists, there is enough room for teaching space a …

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Lis naylor

Contact Email

lis@liswelsh.com

Closing Date

30th September 2019

Marketing Assistant

We are looking for someone that is highly organised with a strong attention to detail to support the delivery of a dynamic marketing communications and engagement strategy.  You will ideally have arts marketing experience and a good knowledge across all digital and social media channels.  This role encourages you to be innovative and to help us to drive online growth and engagement. A  passion for achieving results and exceeding targets is essential. 

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Mark Bowery 

Contact Email

marketing@nccd.org.uk

Closing Date

30th September 2019

VIA Arts Prize 2019 Call for entries

The Embassy of Brazil to the UK, in partnership with ACALASP (the Association of Cultural Attachés of Latin America, Spain and Portugal), People’s Palace Projects (Queen Mary University of London), Itaú and Instituto Cervantes is currently inviting entries for the fifth edition of the VIA Arts Prize.

Opportunity Type

Prize/Award

Contact Name

Phoebe Ruffels

Contact Email

london@damsonpr.com

Closing Date

30th September 2019

NOW you see me – shadow/mentoring and exhibition opportunities

Carol Parker is collaborating on an Arts Council England funding application which will provide the opportunity for 4 artists living/working in Fenland, Forest Heath or Peterborough to receive a paid shadowing and mentoring package working with older adult in residential care; plus exhibition opportunity during June 2018-Oct 2019.

Opportunity Type

Training

Contact Name

Carol Parker

Contact Email

carolparker1@live.co.uk

Closing Date

1st October 2019

Communications Officer

We are seeking a Communications Officer to join the Communications and Development team at The Hepworth Wakefield, one of the UK’s most successful public art galleries. The team is responsible for maintaining and growing the gallery’s reputation as a world-class cultural centre, for developing audiences for the diverse mix of programming we present and increasing income from a wide variety of fundraising and commercial sources. 

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Recruitment

Contact Email

recruitment@hepworthwakefield.org

Closing Date

1st October 2019

Next Wave 2020

Next Wave 2020 is a biennial mentoring and career development programme for early-career artists based in the Midlands. Selected artists will be given time, space and guidance to develop their artistic practice and exhibit at the Next Wave 2020 exhibition. Four artists will be selected from the exhibition to become Next Wave Associates – gaining free Associate Membership to the RBSA, continued professional support from RBSA artists and the opportunity to engage in the future direction of the RBSA.

Opportunity Type

Exhibition

Contact Name

Sanna Moore

Contact Email

sanna@rbsa.org.uk

Closing Date

2nd October 2019

Marketing & Digital Assistant

Lakeside Arts is seeking an individual who is passionate about working in the arts to join our dynamic marketing team to help maximise audiences, meet income targets, encourage access, and increase the profile of Lakeside. The successful candidate will support the development and delivery of marketing, sales and communications campaigns across Lakeside’s multi-art form and museum brief; creating digital content for online dissemination; updating Lakeside’s website and social media channels; production of printed publicity materials; and delivery of administrative duties, including maintaining Lakeside’s marketing schedules; leading on smaller projects as required.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Maria Konyelicska

Contact Email

Maria.Konyelicska@nottingham.ac.uk

Closing Date

3rd October 2019

Development Portfolio Manager

We seek a talented fundraiser with the passion, enthusiasm and ability to immediately inspire donors, cultivate new relationships and build cases for support that will enable our ambitious growth plans to become a reality.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Jay Simpson 

Contact Email

jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk

Closing Date

3rd October 2019

Marketing and Administration Assistant

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about the visual arts and Disability equality. DASH creates opportunities for Deaf and Disabled artists to develop their creative practice. These opportunities take many forms, from high quality commissions to community based workshops, the work it creates is centred around its vision and mission. You will be working part time within a small team of four part time staff, providing essential support to ensure the DASH office runs smoothly and efficiently.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Paula Dower 

Contact Email

paula@dasharts.org

Closing Date

4th October 2019

Marketing and Press Coordinator

The Tetley is seeking an enthusiastic, ambitious and innovative individual to promote the work of The Tetley across all marketing channels. This role presents an exciting opportunity to become a key member of the team in an important cultural organisation

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Nicole Zepmeisel 

Contact Email

recruitment@thetetley.org

Closing Date

4th October 2019

Senior Collections Officer

We are looking for an officer with strong collections management skills to work with our social history and archaeology collections at Rugby Art Gallery and Museum whilst the post holder is on maternity leave. 

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Catherine Shanahan

Contact Email

contact.centre@rugby.gov.uk

Closing Date

6th October 2019

Curator

We are recruiting for a Curator (either as one full-time post or on a 50/50 job share basis) to develop, curate and manage MAC’s busy exhibition programme and partnership projects. The ideal candidate will have direct hands-on programming and project delivery responsibilities, and experience of commissioning new work with an interest in collaborating with international artists, knowledge of presenting touring exhibitions and catalogue production. This post would favour a candidate who is interested in a cross-art form context, working alongside a wider arts team to devise seasons of work.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

HR

Contact Email

info@macbirmingham.co.uk

Closing Date

7th October 2019

Studio Manager

Jo Peel is looking for an organised and enthusiastic Studio Assistant to oversee the smooth running of a busy art studio. Ideally, you are someone who is confident managing their own time and daily tasks while also able to adapt easily to the changing needs of the studio. Possessing excellent communication and numeracy skills, you will feel comfortable undertaking administrative duties alongside communicating with clients and suppliers. This role will also involve archiving work, basic account handling and preparing photographs for pdf presentations. Strong written language is important, as is proficiency in InDesign and Photoshop.  The role would be one day a week in the studio, with potential for travel and extra freelance hours during print fairs and mural projects.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Jo Peel

Contact Email

jo@jopeel.com

Closing Date

7th October 2019

Black White Greys Colour by Geoff Machin

Geoff Machin is a painter with a renowned and illustrious career in hard edged abstraction, exhibiting in many major public galleries. His work is intuitively enjoyable and beautiful, as well as having much to say about – and in – the language of Briti …

Opportunity Type

Exhibition

Contact Name

Ian Whitfield

Contact Email

ijw@repton.org.uk

Closing Date

8th October 2019

Graduate Residency Programme

Artcore – Graduate Residency Callout – Summer 2019

Opportunity Type

Residency

Contact Name

David Gilbert

Contact Email

david@artcoreuk.com

Closing Date

9th October 2019

Senior Lecturer in Design Crafts

De Montfort University is seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in the School of Art, Design and Architecture – which brings together the key subjects of Design Crafts Product & Furniture Design, Interior Design, Fine Art, Architecture, and Photography & Video. The School incorporates undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD study with excellence in teaching, research and design consultancy.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Imogen Aust

Contact Email

iaust@dmu.ac.uk

Closing Date

13th October 2019

Curatorial Associate

Manchester International Festival has gained an international reputation for the quality and ambition of its commissions, productions and exhibitions and in particular for its focus on supporting innovative interdisciplinary practice. With the opening of The Factory MIF now needs to build a year-round programme of dance, theatre, opera, visual art, popular culture and innovative contemporary work incorporating the latest digital technologies. The Curatorial Associates will play a key role in supporting the Artistic and Creative Directors and the wider organisation as it develops the artistic programme – making connections with exceptional creative talent and researching leading edge artistic practice.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

HR

Contact Email

info@mif.co.uk

Closing Date

15th October 2019

Exposure Photography Festival International Open Call

Photographers are invited to submit work to an open theme exhibition hosted by Exposure Photography Festival. Selected work will be exhibited during the month of February 2020 in Calgary, Alberta in Canada.

Opportunity Type

Exhibition

Contact Name

Beth Kane

Contact Email

bethanyexposure@outlook.com

Closing Date

15th October 2019

Chaiya Art Awards

The biggest biennial art awards in the UK exploring spirituality through art is now open for submissions. The Chaiya Art Awards is open to any artist and covers all mediums including painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, glass, textiles, mixed media, …

Opportunity Type

Prize/Award

Contact Name

Helen Farquharson

Contact Email

helen@chaiyaartawards.co.uk

Closing Date

18th October 2019

Artist residency at Chapel Arts Studios, Andover

We have partnered with Chapel Arts Studios (CAS) and the Beautiful Burial Ground Project to offer a residency for a disabled artist called ‘Themes of Life’. This is an open call for artists with a visual arts or cross-artform practice, identifying as disabled, and based in the Arts Council England areas of the South West or Midlands.

Opportunity Type

Residency

Contact Name

Susan

Contact Email

Susan@chapelartsstudios.co.uk

Closing Date

20th October 2019

Conservator (Fixed Term contract)

As a Conservator, you will provide a comprehensive interventive conservation service for the Trust and will promote best practice for the conservation of objects in the collections held across the Trust’s nine sites.

Opportunity Type

Employment

Contact Name

Jackie Terry 

Contact Email

recruitment@birminghammuseums.org.uk

Closing Date

28th October 2019

INDIALOGUE 2019

InDialogue is back, and this time it is inviting artists and researchers to participate in the interrogation of dialogue across 3 cities in the Midlands, UK. Over the course of 3 days, InDialogue-ers will activate the cities of Derby, Lincoln and Nottingham through papers, workshops, performances, happenings, artist-led labs, live music, eat together, dance, debate, create installations and interventions.

Opportunity Type

Project

Contact Name

InDialogue

Contact Email

in.dialogue.event@gmail.com

Closing Date

21st November 2019

Visual artists wanted for collaboration with composer.

Composer looking for visual artists interested in using music as an integral part of an exhibition.

Opportunity Type

Project

Contact Name

Peter Cousins

Contact Email

talk@petercousins.com

Closing Date

12th February 2020

The Notice Board and Flag Project

The Notice Board is a contemporary visual art project showcasing the editioned work of international artists in two public venues in Uffington, Lincolnshire. The Notice Board features month-long exhibitions on the theme The Lands of the Free? Its ambition is to connect audiences to the work of artists whilst offering unusual sites for artists to showcase work.

Opportunity Type

Exhibition

Contact Name

Kate Genever

Contact Email

kate@kategenever.com

Closing Date

30th September 2020