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Job: Gallery Manager, Jerwood Visual Arts


Full time permanent contract, Monday to Friday
Salary: £26,000 – £30,000
Application deadline: 5pm, Mon 23 April 2018

Jerwood Visual Arts is a national programme supporting visual arts practice, through which Jerwood Charitable Foundation provides the necessary curatorial support and well-resourced opportunities for early-career artists to make increasingly ambitious new work. Artist opportunities run throughout the year alongside a programme of related exhibitions, events and commissioned writing, taking place online, in London and across the UK. It is the major visual arts project of Jerwood Charitable Foundation and is based at Jerwood Space in London, where this role is focused.

The Gallery Manager role is a key position within the visual arts team, supporting the Head of Programme to realise an ambitious year-round exhibition and events programme for early career artists including new commissions and a wide range of professional development activity. The role is responsible for planning and production of all exhibitions and events at Jerwood Space, managing communications for the Jerwood Visual Arts programme as a whole, and engaging and growing audiences in the gallery at Jerwood Space. It is supported by an Exhibitions Assistant and Events Programmer and a Gallery Assistant and Learning Co-ordinator.

Jerwood Charitable Foundation is an independent grant-making foundation and UK registered charity dedicated to imaginative and responsible funding of the arts, with a particular focus on supporting talent and excellence. It works with exceptional, dedicated artists and producers enabling them to develop and thrive at important stages in their practice, often in partnership with leading UK arts organisations.

We are committed to inclusion and equal opportunities in the workplace and we actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds, of different ages, genders, social and economic backgrounds, ethnicities, religions and sexual orientations, and from people with and without disabilities. Please contact Jon Opie on 020 7261 0279/ should you have any access requirements or need any reasonable adjustments to be made in order to apply or attend an interview.

Interviews: 30 April and 1 May 2018
Second round interviews (if required): 7 May 2018
The interview dates are fixed and non-negotiable; please ensure you can be available. Evening interviews are possible. Let us know if you have any special requirements for interview, which we would be pleased to assist with.

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