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

  • Contract: Full Time, 18 months Fixed Term Contract 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: £23,500 per annum
  • Probation period: 6 months
  • The period of notice is 2 months in writing on either side


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 Monday 6th September 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


Apply for this role

  1. Download and complete the application form: Word; PDF
  2. Download and complete the Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form
  3. Email the forms to recruitment by midnight on Monday 6 September 2021
  4. Interviews: Week commencing 13 September 2021


Please note that we do not accept CVs.