Assistant Curator: Special Projects

  • Could you project manage the Max Mara Art Prize for Women?
  • Are you an effective communicator, able to co-ordinate activity across teams?


We are looking for an organized person with experience of exhibitions planning to project manage one of the Gallery’s most important long-term partnership projects: the Max Mara Art Prize for Women.

The role also assists with the delivery of the Whitechapel Gallery’s annual Fundraising Gala, Art Icon. This includes the auction and artwork elements involved, liaising with the honoured Art Icon artist, and delivering a commemorative publication.

The successful candidate will work with the Development and Exhibitions teams on the realisation of projects with artists, lenders and supporters; delivering exhibitions, commissions and special projects, including the organisation of transport and insurance, and registrar duties.

Conditions of work

  • Fixed term contract: 18 months, full time, 5 days/week
  • Hours of work: 9.30am – 5.45pm, plus some occasional weekend and evening work, which will be compensated by time off in lieu.
  • Starting salary: £26,000pa


For further information download a job description here.

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

Image credit: Laure Prouvost, Farfromwords: car mirrors eat raspberries when swimming through the sun, to swallow sweet smells [detail], 2013, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy, Photo: C. Luis Aniceto / Cesura


How to apply

Please note that application is by application form only and we do not accept CVs.