Gallery Ambassador - Fixed-Term Contract

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 Radical Figures Painting in the New Millennium exhibition.

Working patterns available:

Contract 1

Total days: Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

Weekly hours:  Variable

Contract 2

Total days:  Thursday (double shift), Friday and Sunday

Total weekly hours:  Variable

Please note Contracts 1 and 2 may be required to alternate weekly working patterns.

Conditions of work

  • Fixed Term contracts 13 July – 31 August 2020
  • Hours – Variable
  • 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: 3 weeks (1 week within probation)
  • Probation period: 3 weeks
  • Salary : based on £9.41 per hour (£10.55 an hour including holiday pay) on a fixed term contract with additional hours 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


For further information, please download the Job Description.

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 by midnight on Sunday 5th July 2020.

Interviews will take place via Zoom on Tuesday 7th July & Wednesday 8th July 2020.  

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

Image: Alexis Teplin performing in the Whitechapel gallery © Ray Tang

How to Apply


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