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Arts Jobs: Gallery Director ** deadline 16 May 2014 ** ONCA, Brighton

ONCACurrent Vacancies:

Gallery Director

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

Deadline: 16th May 2014 at 5pm

Start Date: Mid-June 2014 onwards

Skills Required (essential):

A passion for contemporary art, conservation and education

Fundraising experience

Gallery experience

Management/business experience

IT proficiency

Basic bookkeeping experience

Skills Required (desirable):

IT proficiency: Filemaker, Mailchimp, Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop

Sales & marketing experience

Charity experience

Responsibilities (essential):

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.


via Job Opportunities | ONCA.

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