Development Officer (Fixed Term Contract)

    • Do you have a passion for the visual arts?
    • Do you have experience in organising events ideally within fundraising, individual giving?


Whitechapel Gallery is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Development Officer to join our dynamic Development team. The role will be responsible for providing a range of support across the different fundraising areas of the organisation, including individuals, trusts and foundations, corporate supporters and fundraising events.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual with a passion for contemporary art and culture to work on a wide spectrum of projects, and to collaborate with curators and colleagues to bring an exciting programme of projects to life.

Further information

Please download the job description here.

Conditions of work:

  • Fixed term 18-month contract from 1 April 2021 – 30 September 2022, full-time
  • Hours of work: 9.30am–5.45pm, plus substantial early mornings and evenings with occasional weekends, all of which will be compensated by time off in lieu
  • Salary scale: £23,500 per annum


To apply

Please complete the application form and equality & diversity monitoring forms, available to download in the Gallery’s website, and return to by midnight on Sunday 31 January 2021.


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: Rachel Ara, This Much I’m Worth (The self-evaluating artwork), 2017 (detail)

Photo Credit: Anise Gallery

Apply for this role

  1. Download and complete the application form: Word; PDF
  2. Download and complete the Equality & Diversity Form
  3. Interviews are scheduled on 9 February 2021
  4. Email the forms to recruitment by midnight on Sunday 31 January 2021


Please note that we do not accept CVs.