Development Events Officer

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


Whitechapel Gallery is looking for a creative and highly organised event officer to help the Development Events Manager plan and deliver a busy schedule of cultivation, gallery, advocacy and fundraising events.

This is a varied and exciting role, working across gallery departments and closely with external partners, peers and funders. This role will also involve working on Whitechapel Gallery’s annual fundraising gala, Art Icon.

Further information

Please download the job description here.

Conditions of work

  • Contract: Full Time, 18 months with a potential to become permanent
  • 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: £23,000-£26,000 dependent on experience


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 Wednesday 10 April 2019.


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 Monitoring Form 2019
  3. Interviews are scheduled on 16 and 17 April 2019
  4. Email the forms to recruitment by midnight on Wednesday 10 April 2019


Please note that we do not accept CVs.