Art on show in Brighton and Hove & East and West Sussex
To shape the future of the ONCA Gallery, the only inner-city art and performance space in the UK dedicated to the changing environment. The successful applicant will source funding, interact with contemporary artists and ecologists, spearhead and curate new exhibitions and projects, and take part first hand in the evolution of this exciting and pioneering project.
Length: Six-month provisional contract (three month trial period), with an expectation of continuation subject to funding.
Hours: Part time (3 days), including at least one day every weekend when the gallery is open to the public – days to be confirmed on appointment, guide during opening hours : weekdays 10:45am – 7:15pm, Sat/Sun 9:45am – 6:15pm.
Salary: To be confirmed, but guide full time £20,000, 3 days a week pro rata is £12,000 – Salary review after 3 months (dependent on funding achieved by the successful applicant).
Location: The ONCA Trust and Gallery, 14 St George’s Place, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 4GB
How To Apply: Send a CV and completed application form (available on enquiry) to Lauren Davies via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: 16th May 2014 at 5pm
Start Date: Mid-June 2014 onwards
Skills Required (essential):
A passion for contemporary art, conservation and education
Basic bookkeeping experience
Skills Required (desirable):
IT proficiency: Filemaker, Mailchimp, Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
Sales & marketing experience
To develop policy and the future direction of the gallery
To lead fundraising initiatives
To manage a small team of staff
To grow ONCA’s network of partners, collaborators and artists
To shape ONCA’s future programmes, including sourcing and curating exhibitions
To oversee gallery finances
To attend quarterly meetings with the board of trustees and weekly meetings with staff
T0 maintain ONCA’s ethical premises
Responsibilities (desirable, depending on skills, previous experience and interests):
To manage a programme of events (exhibitions, performances and workshops)
To liase with artists
To develop partnerships with conservation and environmental organisations
To oversee website and social media
To oversee PR, marketing and advertising campaigns
To develop ONCA’s commercial potential.