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 Eileen Agar: Angel of Anarchy exhibition

Working Pattern 1

Working Pattern 2

Conditions of work

  • Fixed Term contracts 17 May – 29 August 2021
  • 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 £9.68 per hour (£10.85 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 and Equal Opportunities Form and return by midnight on Friday 30th April 2021.

Interviews will take place via Zoom on Thursday 6th May 2021.  

Please contact recruitment via if you are unable to complete the application form electronically or require assistance.

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 we do not accept CVs.