Gallery Assistants (Voluntary)


Drawing Room, London

Deadline:  Friday 23 January 2015

Interviews:  Tuesday 27 or Wednesday 28 Jan 2015

For immediate start

This is an opportunity for individuals to join our team at Drawing Room and gain experience in project management, day-to-day running of a public arts organisation, strategic audience development and communications. You will be an integral part of the small team and acquire a wide range of skills and experiences. Assisting in all elements of the day to day running of the gallery and providing administrative support to Directors and team members, in particular by:

  • Supporting the realisation of Drawing Biennial 2015
  • Assisting in the realisation of exhibitions and events
  • Scanning and cataloguing of works
  • Assisting in the administration of Drawing Room website and ecommerce
  • Contributing to our social media activity
  • Meeting and greeting visitors and dealing with visitor queries
  • General administrative support to Directors and team members

* Please note this is a call-out for 2 separate positions *

Person specification:

  • Confident individual who can work independently and within a team
  • Available to commit to 2 days per week
  • Flexibility to attend events on occasional evenings
  • Interested in Contemporary Art
  • PC literate with experience of Photoshop, Excel and social media platforms
  • Have exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • An interest in pursuing a career in arts organisations and gallery management
  • Experience within retail, office and/or hospitality will be valued

Expenses:

We are able to cover expenses for travel within London. There is potential for additional paid work on Saturdays.

To Apply :

Email CV and cover letter expressing your interest in the role to mail@drawingroom.org.uk by 10am Friday 23 January 2014. Please specify what days in the week you would be available and use ‘Application for Placements’ as your email subject line.

*If you are an institution looking to place students on work placements please contact Jacqui@drawingroom.org.uk