Gallery Director

The role of Gallery Director is integral in delivering the Society’s charitable agenda and driving forward with activities to improve access, inclusion and diversity. The Gallery Director is responsible for delivering the exhibition and events programme and for income generation including fundraising, as well as the day-to-day running of the Gallery.  The Gallery Director will also be instrumental in shaping the future of the Society’s Gallery facility.

This role would suit a highly-motivated individual who has venue and team management experience and a demonstrable track record in fundraising, together with an understanding of the challenges and opportunities of the arts sector, and an empathy with our work as a visual arts charity.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication, networking, negotiating and project management skills, display a rigorous attention to detail and a commitment to the efficient completion of administrative tasks, be absolutely trustworthy and capable of handling confidential information with care and sensitivity, as well as being able to evidence a history of working independently whilst managing multiple priorities and deadlines.

Working closely with the membership of the RBSA, the successful candidate will also demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and will be expected to encourage and support volunteer involvement. The post also demands a flexible approach, recognising the realities of working in a small but complex organisation with a very tight budget, together with an enthusiasm for all aspects of the role.

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Contact Name

Viv Astling

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Start Date

6th November 2018

Closing Date

19th November 2018