Vacancies

The Hepworth Wakefield opened in May 2011 to public and critical acclaim. It exhibits Wakefield’s art collection, the Hepworth Family Gift and the work of major contemporary and 20th century artists. Designed by David Chipperfield Architects, its ten superb gallery spaces, make it one of the UK’s largest and most visited galleries outside London, attracting over 1.3million visitors in the last three years. Additionally, there are two acres of external gardens and a 600 square metre temporary exhibition space, The Calder, which operates in a re-purposed 19th Century industrial mill opposite the gallery. We are now recruiting the following posts:

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS

Competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience
Full-time, permanent post
25+ days annual leave
Contributory pension and other benefits available

As we approach our pivotal fourth year we are seeking to appoint a highly experienced and target driven person to join our creative and dynamic organisation in the newly created role of Director of Development & Communications. You will work closely with the Director and Deputy Director as a member of the Senior Management Team to ensure that we achieve our ambition to continue to grow and diversify our audience and increase fundraising income.

You will lead the team in creating and developing an ambitious, deliverable and sustainable Fundraising and Communications plan that supports and informs future programme and THW offer.

You will be strategic in your approach and provide exemplary creativity, entrepreneurial leadership and management skills for the Development and Communications Team.

If you would like to arrange a telephone conversation to discuss the role in confidence with the Deputy Director, Jane Marriott, then please contact Laura Whiteman on 01924 247369 to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.

Applications for this post should be made by sending a completed application form to recruitment@hepworthwakefield.org

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 16 March. Interviews will be held Monday 23 March.

EVENT HIRE CO-ORDINATOR

19,000 - 21,000 dependent on skills and experience

Full-time, permanent post
25+ days annual leave plus time off in lieu
Contributory pension and other benefits available

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and target driven person to join our creative and dynamic organisation in the role of Event Hire Co-ordinator. You will be responsible for marketing the venue, securing new business and cultivating client relationships. You will also manage the planning and delivery of all hire events at The Hepworth Wakefield, including drinks receptions, gallery tours, product launches, weddings, business meetings and private parties, across a wide range of unique and beautiful spaces.

Applications for this post should be made by sending a completed application form to recruitment@hepworthwakefield.org

The closing date for applications is 9am on Thursday 5 March. Interviews will be held Wednesday 11 March.