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Want to work at the world's first purpose-built public art gallery? See below for our current job opportunities at the Gallery. Find out about who you'll be working alongside in our Who We Are section.

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Current Vacancies:

Exhibitions Coordinator

We are looking for an Exhibitions Coordinator to take on the delivery of one exhibition per year, typically working across two exhibition projects at any one time. We are a small team, meaning there is the opportunity to gain varied experience, as you will be involved in both the creative and the logistical aspects of each project. This role is suited to someone who has experience working with loans or collections and wants to broaden their skills and gain a better understanding of how exhibitions work in their entirety.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following: 

• One year’s minimum experience in an exhibitions, collections or loans role
• Experience working with the transportation of artwork
• Highly organised, ability to effectively work to deadlines
• Helpful and positive solution-based attitude, ability to work within a small team and across departments
• Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
• Strong documentation and record keeping skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• IT literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office, databases and Adobe Creative Suite
• Experience of project management
• Willingness to work flexible hours as required by the schedule

Salary Range: Band C - £25,000 - £30,000 per annum, commensurate with experience.
Working hours: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday with one-hour break for lunch. This role may also require occasional out-of-hours work as the needs of the business dictate
Leave entitlement: 25 days’ holiday per year, statutory Bank Holidays and two discretionary, non-contractual ‘Gallery’ days
Pension: The Gallery auto enrols employees into a pension scheme in accordance with Part 1 of the Pensions Act 2008; employees contribute 3% and the Gallery 6% into this Scheme

How to apply

Download the job description

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to recruitment@dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk

The deadline for applications is 10am on Friday 29th March 2019. Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 1st April 2019.

Events Coordinator

We are looking for an Events Coordinator to assist the Head of Events with commercial and Gallery events across a busy programme. Key responsibilities include promoting the Gallery as a venue for commercial and private hire bookings, event management at both internal and external events, customer service and financial administration. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following: 
• Educated to degree level.
• Proven experience in events or a similar role including demonstrable event sales, operations and marketing experience.
• Highly motivated and proactive individual with a team mentality.
• Excellent customer care with the drive to exceed expectations.
• Excellent verbal and written skills with attention detail.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Ability to think creatively and anticipate, negotiate and solve problems to ensure the successful running of all venue hire spaces.
• Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.
• Ability to work comfortably with a wide range of clients and contractors at all levels.
• Excellent IT skills, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
• Interest in the arts.
• Commitment to the Gallery’s values.
 
Salary Range: Band B - London Living Wage to £26,000 per annum; commensurate with experience.
Working hours: 9am-5pm Monday to Friday with one-hour break for lunch. This role will require a substantial amount of weekend and evening event delivery work and time off will be given in lieu.
Leave entitlement: 25 days’ holiday per year, statutory Bank Holidays and two discretionary, non-contractual ‘Gallery’ days.
Pension: The Gallery auto enrols employees into a pension scheme in accordance with Part 1 of the Pensions Act 2008.

How to apply

Download the job description

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to recruitment@dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Sunday 31st March 2019. Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 8th April 2019.

Site Volunteers

We're looking for enthusiastic individuals to help out at the Gallery over spring/summer 2019, supporting the busy day to day running of the site, comprising the main Grade II listed Gallery, staff offices and tranquil public grounds. We are anticipating an increase in visitor numbers to the site during this period, when the Dulwich Pavilion returns with The Colour Palace, a temporary outdoor welcome space which is free and open to all.
Site and Garden volunteers will work with our knowledgeable and enthusiastic Operations team to assist in several areas across the Gallery, offices and gardens. Every day can be different and bring new challenges.

What you can expect to do to in the role:
• Maintain Site presentation standards
• General handyman jobs
• Portering
• Help the team set up for events
• Light gardening- pruning and planting

You don’t need to have volunteered with us before, and appropriate training will be provided.

How to apply

Download the volunteer application form

Download the Site Volunteer description

If you are interested, please complete a Volunteer Registration form and send it to: Adult Learning Programme, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road SE21 7AD or by email to volunteering@dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk