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Arts Jobs: Gallery Co-ordinator ** deadline 5 Jun 2016 ** ONCA Gallery, Brighton

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  • Manage the day to day running of the gallery
  • Coordinate and manage a team of volunteers, including ongoing recruitment
  • Coordinate the installation and deconstruction of exhibitions, including any painting/repair work
  • Ensure all gallery activities are curated to an exceptional standard
  • Ensure all visitors in the gallery are dealt with sensitively and politely
  • Manage data capture and contribute to evaluation for each event and exhibition
  • Be available as a secondary key holder for the gallery
  • Ensure all Health & Safety issues are adhered to
  • Maintain ONCA’s ethical premise as an environmental charity

Marketing and Communications:

  • Support all fundraising drives, and help to grow and manage our donor network
  • Contribute to audience development and inclusion strategies
  • Work with the Operations Manager to ensure all marketing and communications are regularly updated.
  • Lead on marketing/ PR campaigns for individual exhibitions and events
  • Write and distribute press releases and build press relationships
  • Manage the email address, fielding enquiries where possible whilst providing a professional, organized and approachable public face for the gallery


  • Achieve and build on rental income targets for the Gallery
  • Achieve and build on sales targets for the ONCA shop
  • Maintain sales records for all gallery activity
  • Manage donations from exhibitions, events and workshops
  • Provide fortnightly financial reports to Operations Manager
  • Maintain figures for the sales and rental income.

Personal Specification

Skills Required (essential):

  • A passion for arts and ecology
  • Excellent organisation and interpersonal skills
  • Experience leading a team of volunteers
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge and experience of arts and venue management
  • Arts marketing experience
  • An excellent understanding of social media
  • A commitment to developing accessibility and inclusion in the arts
  • Basic book-keeping experience
  • IT proficiency

Skills Required (desirable):

  • Sales experience
  • Arts production experience
  • Knowledge of design software (Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop)
  • Experience using WordPress or similar CMSs
  • Experience using Mailchimp or similar online software


Hours: 37.5 hours a week (possible job share). Wednesday – Sunday


Please send CV and cover letter to Lu-Lu Evans by 5pm, 5th June


Source: Gallery Co-ordinator, ONCA

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