Editorial Manager - Fixed Term (12 months)


Would you relish the opportunity to write and edit every day for a pioneering art gallery in East London?

Whitechapel Gallery is looking for an exceptional and hands-on arts writer and editor to ensure that everything the Gallery publishes, online, in print or on the wall, leads the way in its accessibility, engagement, and inclusivity for audiences.

Please provide alongside your application a sample editorial portfolio of relevant published writing, film/creative content, and sample style guidelines generated for a comparable media outlet, association, or organisation

Conditions of work

  • Fixed-Term, 12 months
  • Hours of work: Full-time, 9:30am – 5:45pm, with one hour for lunch.  Some evening work will be required, however time off in lieu will be offered
  • Salary: from £35,000 gross per annum, depending on experience
  • Probation period: 2 months
  • The period of notice is 2 months in writing on either side


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 12pm noon on 8th July 2022. 

Interviews will be held between 13th – 15th July 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, and/or disabled applicants as these groups are currently underrepresented in the Arts sector.

Charity number: 312162 Company number: 4093862

How to apply

  • Download and complete the application form: Word; PDF
  • Download and complete the equal opportunities monitoring form: Word; PDF
  • Email the forms to recruitment by midnight on Friday 8th July 2022