Administration Manager

  • Do you have the skills and experience to oversee the HR function in a demanding creative environment?
  • Are you a people person who can remain calm in challenging situations?


If you would enjoy a fast-paced environment where every day is different, you could be our Administration Manger, overseeing the HR function for 65 permanent employees and 50 casual staff. You will work with senior management and the Trustees to develop and implement policies and procedures in line with statutory regulations and best practice.

You will have responsibility for ensuring implementation of the Gallery’s diversity plans, so you will need a good understanding of this field, as well as strong experience in HR practice and employment law, and an appropriate level of knowledge of company law and charity law.

Conditions of work

  • Permanent contract: full time
  • Starting salary: circa £34,000 depending on experience
  • Hours of work: 9.30am – 5.45pm, Monday to Friday. Work outside of these hours will occasionally be necessary as required and will be compensated for with corresponding time in lieu.
  • Period of notice: 3 months


For further information

Download a job description here.

Alternatively call Vicky Scott (current Administration Manager) who will be happy to answer any questions you have). 020 7539 3320 

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


Photo: Surreal Science2018. Installation view. Copyright Whitechapel Gallery. Photograph by Stephen White


Apply for this role

  1. Download and complete the application form: Word; .Pdf
  2. Download and complete the equality & diversity monitoring form
  3. Email the forms to recruitment
  4. Deadline: midnight on Sunday 4 November 2018 (extended deadline)