• Do you enjoy engaging people who are passionate about art and its future?
  • Are you an experienced manager with strong communication and event management skills?


Whitechapel Gallery is looking for a Patrons Manager to lead and deliver our Patrons programme. The role is an ideal opportunity for a dynamic and highly organized individual who wishes to play a hands-on role in engaging supporters with artists and culture. The Patrons Manager is responsible for attracting, engaging and retaining our supporters, which include Global Circle Patrons, Director’s Circle Patrons, Curator’s Circle Patrons, Patrons, and other supporters as required. They are also responsible for overseeing the administration of patronage and patron events, with the support of the Development Officer.

This role plays an integral part within the Gallery’s Development team which oversees support from individuals, corporate supporters and trusts and foundations, and is an excellent opportunity to build upon your experience working closely with colleagues across the department and the Gallery.

Conditions of work

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: c. £31,000 per annum
  • Hours of work: 5 days per week, 9.30am – 5.45pm, plus some weekend and evening work, and occasional travel, which will be compensated by time off in lieu.


For further information, please download the  Job Description.

To apply

Please complete the application form and equality & diversity monitoring forms and return to recruitment@whitechapelgallery.org by 12 noon on Thursday 24 February 2022.

Interviews will take place on Friday 4 March 2022.

The Whitechapel Gallery strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, ethnic minority, LGBTQIA+ and/or disabled applicants as these groups are currently underrepresented in the Arts sector.

Charity number: 312162 Company number: 4093862





Apply for this role

  1. Download & complete the Application Form – WordPDF
  2. Download & complete the Equal Opportunities form – Word, PDF
  3. Email the forms to Recruitment
  4. Deadline –12 noon on Thursday 24 February 2022.
  5. Interviews – Friday 4 March 2022.