Vacancies

The Hepworth Wakefield opened in 2011 to public and critical acclaim. The gallery brings together major works by Barbara Hepworth, alongside Wakefield’s collection of modern British art and a diverse range of historical and contemporary exhibitions. 

In July 2017 we were chosen as Art Fund Museum of the Year, and we value all our staff and their role in driving this success.

LEARNING ADMINISTRATOR
TEMPORARY CONTRACT FOR UP TO 12 MONTHS
FULL TIME – 37 HOURS PER WEEK
£16,000 per annum
25 days holiday + statutory days

We are committed to engaging with our local communities, and as part of this we offer an exciting and diverse Learning programme for young people, families and adults.

We are now looking for an enthusiastic, resourceful and energetic individual with excellent communication skills to provide administrative support to the Learning team. 

You will act as the first port of call for colleagues within the gallery and for Learning audiences, taking bookings from the public for all Learning events and working with the Learning Assistant to ensure that everything is in place for the events to run smoothly.

You will support our Learning volunteers and work across the organisation to share information about Learning events. You will have an eye for detail and strong IT skills with an ability to provide statistical reports and support budget work.

Deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 14 August 2017 and interviews will be held Friday 25 August 2017.

Please note applications can only be submitted on our application form. Completed applications should be sent to recruitment@hepworthwakefield.org.

No agencies please.

 

ASSISTANT CURATOR
FULL TIME – 37 HOURS PER WEEK
£22,000 per annum
25 days holiday + statutory days

We are looking for an Assistant Curator to support, contribute to and deliver a world-class programme of exhibitions and public events and to contribute to the care, research and development of the Wakefield Permanent Art Collection and the Hepworth Gift.

You will work closely with the Chief Curator, Curator and Programme Team to provide strategic administrative, research and practical support to help develop and deliver the exhibitions and public programme at The Hepworth Wakefield and The Calder.

You will support the team in the professional operation and delivery of all aspects of exhibition organisation and installations and assist in producing engaging and accessible copy for exhibition interpretation, press releases, learning material and web site / downloadable resources, and input into the development and delivery of the public programme.

If you are a highly motivated, flexible and adaptable individual with experience of developing and delivering exhibitions and public programme events, we would be very interested to hear from you.

Deadline for applications is midnight on Monday 7 August and interviews will be held on Monday 21 August 2017.

Please note applications can only be submitted on our application form. Completed applications should be sent to recruitment@hepworthwakefield.org.

No agencies please.