• Do you like engaging with people who are passionate about art?
  • Are you organised and detail-orientated?
  • Would you like to play a part in securing Whitechapel’s future?


The Whitechapel Development Team is looking for a Patrons and Membership Officer to help support the activity of our busy team. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the way a public gallery is funded, particularly from a regular giving perspective, and gain valuable experience. Responsibilities will include:

  • Accurately processing all new Patron and Member applications, renewals and payments
  • Dealing with general enquiries, on the telephone, in writing and by email
  • Maintaining accurate records of patrons and members on the Raiser’s Edge database
  • Supporting the administration and organisation of and, where necessary, attending Patron and Member Events
  • Coordinating Patron and Member communications, both on and offline
  • Playing an active role in overall Development events and activity


Conditions of work

  • Contract : Fixed Term – 2 months with a possibility for extension
  • Hours of work: Full time 9.30am – 5.45pm, plus some occasional weekend and evening work, which will be compensated by time off in lieu
  • Starting salary: Up to £23,000 (pro rata, depending on experience)

For further information, please download the Job Description.

To apply

Please complete the Internal Application Form and EQUAL OPS FORM 2019 and return to recruitment@whitechapelgallery.org by midnight on 3 March 2019.


The Whitechapel Gallery strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Charity number: 312162 Company number: 4093862

Apply for this role

  1. Send your application form to recruitment
  2. Deadline: midnight on Sunday 3 March 2019
  3. Interviews: 5th & 6th March 2019