Southwark Park Galleries (managed by the Bermondsey Artists’ Group) is a non-profit contemporary art gallery and registered charity, set across two contrasting spaces in the heart of Southwark Park, Bermondsey.

Over the past 37 years, we have commissioned over 450 free exhibitions by emergent, overlooked and established British and international artists. Southwark Park Galleries is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation. We exist to champion creative practice across all disciplines, supporting the careers of both artists and curators alike.

We are recruiting for:

Community Gardener (Freelance) //

This post is for an individual who is committed to fostering engagement with local families to increase their confidence and knowledge about growing food, using outside space and helping them to achieve their potential. The post-holder will be directed in their work and work in cooperation with the Public Engagement Manager and Workshop Leader at Southwark Park Galleries to make local families aware of their environment and encourage community cohesion through visits to the allotment.

Download Community Gardener Recruitment Pack

Front of House (Freelance, casual) //

In this role, you will warmly welcome all visitors to our galleries, be an informed member of our small team and act responsibly to ensure the safety of artworks on display.

Download Front of House Recruitment Pack

How To Apply //

Closing Date: Friday 16 April 2021, 6pm

Please submit your application comprising the following documents by email with the subject title either ‘Front of House Application’ or ‘ Community Gardener’ to

  1. Your CV (max 2 A4 page, word format) please include names and contact details (email and mobile no.) of 2 referees (only contacted should appointment offer be made following interview).
  2. Cover Letter (max 1 page, word format)
    Tell us about why you would like to work with us in the park, and the qualities and experience you would bring to the role.
  3. Completed Recruitment Questionnaire form.

Download Recruitment Questionnaire Form

If you wish to apply for more than one role, please send two separate emails with the following documents and the relevant subject title above.

The Bermondsey Artists’ Group managing Southwark Park Galleries is an equal opportunities employer and especially welcome interest from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic, D/deaf and disabled candidates.

Please Note //

Documents 1 & 2 must be submitted to us in WORD FORMAT, not PDF

Please ensure that both your CV and Cover Letter file names begin with your Surname.

The contents of the Recruitment Questionnaire Form is strictly confidential and kept securely prior to destruction in accordance with our Data Protection Policy.

To remove the risk of unconscious bias, shortlisting will be completed via a blind CV analysis and invitations to interviews will adhere to the Rooney Rule. Your application documents will be anonymised prior to the selection panel’s receipt of them.