Southwark Park Galleries is seeking a fixed term Assistant Director (Maternity Cover)

We are looking for an experienced candidate to join our small, passionate gallery team on a fixed-term, maternity cover basis. The Assistant Director’s primary role is to support the Director in the delivery of all day to day running of the galleries and the production and delivery of all gallery exhibitions.

This is a 4 day per week PAYE position for a fixed-term period of 12 months (Oct/Nov 2020 – Oct/Nov 2021), with a probation period of 3 months.

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 36 years, we have commissioned over 160 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.

To apply for this post //

Download Role Description & How to Apply

Recruitment Monitoring Questionnaire

Deadline for applications: Friday 18 September 2020, 12pm (BST).

Please submit your application comprising the following documents by email with the subject title ‘Assistant Director Application’ to:

  1. Your CV (max 2 pages, word format)
    Please include names and contact details (email & 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 want to work with us, the qualities and experience you would bring to the role, with reference to the job description and earliest available start date.
  3. Completed Recruitment Questionnaire form.

Please Note //

Documents 1 & 2 must 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 Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form is strictly confidential and kept securely prior to destruction in accordance with our Data Protection Policy.

This information is used for anonymous monitoring purposes only and is not available to the recruitment panel.

To remove risk of unconscious bias, shortlisting will be completed via a blind CV system 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.

Image credit: Peter Liversidge, As Sculpture (2017). Installation photograph by Mischa Haller courtesy the artist and Southwark Park Galleries.