Part time: two days per week (18 month contract)
Pitzhanger Gallery is the largest public art gallery in West London. Following a major Arts Council England-supported restoration project, Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery, the former home of architect Sir John Soane, re-opened to the public in March 2019 to excellent reviews from press and public. Since opening Pitzhanger has presented exhibitions by Anish Kapoor and Es Devlin and we plan to continue with an ambitious contemporary exhibition programme designed to attract a new and diverse audience to Pitzhanger and to inspire visitors with art, architecture and design. Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery Trust is now looking for someone with an interest in contemporary art and experience in the handling, installation and care of a variety of artworks to join the team.
The Gallery Technician will assist in planning and coordinating the installation, de-installation and maintenance of the exhibitions at Pitzhanger. Working with the Curator and artists, you will have the ability to recruit, lead and motivate a team of skilled freelance technicians to assist with the installation of three temporary exhibitions a year. The role will oversee the appearance of the galleries, storage and equipment, coordination of exhibition installations and de-installations, and assist in other areas such as exhibition transport, build and preparation of exhibitions for tour.
The role offers flexible working two days a week, plus extra days by agreement during installation periods. Salary £27,000, pro-rata for two days a week.
To apply please send your CV plus a covering letter (max 2 sides A4) summarising how your skills and experience meet the job description and person specification to email@example.com
Deadline: 9.00am Monday 25th November 2019. Meetings with selected candidates will take place in Ealing, London W5 on Monday 9th /Tuesday 10th December 2019.
Hours: part time (two days per week: 14 hours, with possibility of additional hours by agreement in busy periods); Fixed term contract of 18 months to coincide with current programme of exhibitions
Reports to: Curator, Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery Trust
Salary: £27,000, pro-rata for two days a week
Hours: 3-days per week
If you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of your application, then you have been unsuccessful at this time.
PITZHANGER MANOR & GALLERY
Mattock Lane, London
Reception: 020 3985 8888
Office: 020 3994 0967
Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 - 16:30
Saturday: 10:00 - 15:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 16:30
Monday: Closed (except bank holidays)
Last admissions one hour before closing