Gallery Ambassador (Fixed-Term Contracts)

 

Gallery Ambassador

Do you have an engaged, positive attitude and an enthusiasm for excellent visitor care? If you would like to be part of a dynamic team supporting the Gallery’s culture of experimentation in work practices, you could consider applying to invigilate exhibitions in our beautiful galleries.

Fixed term contracts, 21 February – 5 June 2022

Do you have an engaged, positive attitude and an enthusiasm for excellent visitor care? If you would like to be part of a dynamic team supporting the Gallery’s culture of experimentation in work practices, you could consider applying to greet visitors and invigilate exhibitions in our beautiful galleries.

We are offering a number of fixed term Gallery Ambassador contracts to invigilate our A Century of the Artist’s Studio: 1920 – 2020 exhibition, as well as our other exhibitions and displays including Christen Sveaas Art Foundation

The Travel Bureau, Selected by Paulina Olowska and Galleries in the Groove

Three Visionary Dealers, 1960s–80s

 

Working patterns available:

Please note working patterns remain the same each week.

Working Pattern 1

Tuesdays (10:30-18:15), Thursday (7:30-17:15) and Saturdays (12:15-17:00)

Weekly contract hours range 20 hours

 

Working Pattern 2

Wednesday (10:30-18.15), Friday (10:30-18:15) and Saturday (12:15-17:00)

Weekly contract hours range 18 hours

 

Working Pattern 3

Wednesday (10:30-18:15), Thursday (10:30-17:15) and Sunday (10:30-18:15)

Weekly contract hours range 19.25 hours

 

Working Pattern 4

Wednesday (12:45-17:00), Thursday (17:00-21:15) and Saturday (10:30-18:15)

Weekly contract hours range 15.25 hours

 

Working Pattern 5

Tuesday (10:30-18:15), Thursday (17:00-21:15) and Sunday (10:30-18:15)

Weekly contract hours range 17.75 hours

 

Working Pattern 6

Tuesday (10:30-18:15), Thursday (17:00-22:30) and Saturday (10:30-18:15)

Weekly contract hours range 25.75 hours

 

Working Pattern 7

Thursday (12:45-17:00), Friday (7:30-18:15) and Saturday (10:30-18:15)

Weekly contract hours range 20.75 hours

 

Working Pattern 8

Thursday (17:00-21:15), Friday (14:15-19:30) and Saturday (10:30-18:15)

Weekly contract hours range 16.25 hours

 

Working Pattern 9

Thursday (17:00-21:15), Friday (12:45-17:00) and Saturday (10:30-19:30)

Weekly contract hours range 16.50 hours

 

Working Pattern 10

Thursday (17:00-21:15) and Friday (10:30-18:15)

Weekly contract hours range 11 hours

 

Working Pattern 11

Friday (10:30-18:15) and Saturday (10:30-18:15)

Weekly contract hours range 13.5 hours

For further information, please download the Job Description.

Conditions of work

  • Fixed Term contracts 21 February – 5 June 2022
  • Be available to cover other Gallery Ambassador’s Annual Leave when required
  • Be available to work evening shifts when required as per season openings, patrons events etc.
  • The period of notice: 1 month (1 week within probation)
  • Probation period: 4 weeks
  • We will require Gallery Ambassadors to attend Front of House Training on one of the following date: 21 February 10:00 to 17:00
  • Salary: based on £9.68 per hour plus paid leave, on a fixed term contract
  • Additional casual hours can be added

 

In addition, the benefits you are eligible to receive are, subject to availability:

 

  • 20 days annual holiday (pro rata)
  • Discount from the Whitechapel Gallery bookshop
  • Discount from the Whitechapel Gallery Townsend Restaurant
  • Discounts on editions (one per edition) and publications
  • Training opportunities
  • Access to Employer Assistance Programme

 

To apply

For further information please visit the Gallery’s website. Please complete an application form (available to download from the Gallery’s website) and return to recruitment@whitechapelgallery.org by midnight on Wednesday 9 February 2022

Group interview sessions will take place on Monday 14 February 2022 between 11:00 – 15:00, we expect candidates to be available for the duration of the session.

We will invite shortlisted candidates to attend group interview sessions, followed by short individual interviews.

 

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: Alexis Teplin performing in the Whitechapel gallery © Ray Tang

How to Apply

  • Download and complete the Word; PDF
  • Download and complete the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form: Word; PDF
  • Email both forms to recruitment by midnight on Wednesday 9 February 2022

 

Please note that application is by application form only and we do not accept CVs.

Please clearly state which contract/working pattern you are applying for.