Commercial Events Officer

Commercial Events Officer

Do you have a passion for planning and delivering unique experiences?

We are looking for a meticulous and organised Commercial Events Officer to secure and manage all commercial venue hire across Whitechapel Gallery’s unique Grade II* listed artistic venue.

You’ll be a target driven and client focused individual with a collaborative approach to the planning and delivery of events ensuring the highest standards possible. With experience in selling, organising and delivering events in a similar sector, field or venue you’ll thrive in a creative environment with aspirations for commercial growth.

For further information, please download the Job Description.

Conditions of work:
• 0.8 FT contract, one-year fixed term with the possibility of renewal
• Hours of work: 9.30am – 5.45pm, Monday to Friday, plus some early morning, evening and
weekend work, as necessary to meet the needs of the business, which will be compensated by
time off in lieu.
• Salary: £19,600 pro rata, actual salary £24,500 per annum
• The period of notice is 2 months in writing on either side
• Probation period: 6 months

Please complete the application form and the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form & return to by midnight Sunday 20 March 2022.

Interviews are scheduled on TBC.

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

Image: Whitechapel Gallery, Study Studio. Photography by Faruk Pinjo, 2019.


How to apply

  • Download and complete the application form: Word; PDF
  • Download and complete the equality and diversity form: Word, PDF
  • Email the forms to recruitment by midnight on Sunday 20 March 2022


Please note that we do not accept CVs.