Gallery Ambassadors (Fixed-Term Contracts)

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.

We are offering a number of fixed term Gallery Ambassador contracts to invigilate our Radical Figures Painting in the New Millennium exhibition 6 February  – 10 May 2020

Working patterns available:

Contract 1

Total days: 5

Total weekly hours: 34.5 hours

Tuesday 7:30 – 18:15 (9.75 hours)

Wednesday 10:30 – 18:15 (6.75 hours)

Thursday 12:15 – 16:30 (4.25 hours)

Friday 10:30 – 18:15 (6.75 hours)

Saturday 10:30 – 18:15 (6.75 hours)

Contract 2

Total days: 5

Total weekly hours: 34.5 hours

Tuesday 10:30 – 18:15 (6.75 hours)

Wednesday 7:30 – 18:15 (9.75 hours)

Thursday 12:45 – 17:00 (4.25 hours)

Friday 10:30 – 18:15 (6.75 hours)

Saturday 10:30 – 18:15 (6.75 hours)


Conditions of work

  • Fixed Term contracts 6 February – 10 May 2020
  • 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 Café/Bar
  • Discounts on editions (one per edition) and publications
  • Training opportunities


For further information , please download Job Description.

To apply

For further information please visit the Gallery’s website. Please complete an application form (available online) and return to by midnight on Thursday 30 January 2020.


Interviews will take place on Tuesday 4 February, we expect candidates to be available between 9:30am to 5:30pm on this date.


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.

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