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 Theaster Gates: A Clay Sermon exhibition, as well as our other exhibitions and displays including Yoko Ono: MEND PIECE for London and Simone Fattal: Finding a Way

Working patterns available:

Please note working patterns remain the same each week.

Working Pattern 1

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays

Weekly contract hours range from 20.75 hours to 18 hours a week

A usual working day is 10:30 to 18:15

Some contracts require 7:30 starts or 19:30 finishes or break cover shifts from 12:15 to 17:00

Working Pattern 2

Thursdays*, Fridays and Saturdays

Weekly hours range from 20.75 hours to 18 hours a week

A usual working day is 10:30 to 18:15

Some contracts require 7:30 starts or 19:30 finishes or break cover shifts starting at 12:15 to 17:00.

*Twice a month hours will be extended on Thursdays when the Gallery is open late. A usual Thursday late working day is 10:30 to 21:15 some contracts will be extended until 22:30

Please note on the following weeks, 13 – 19 December 2021 and 3 – 9 January 2022 some contracted hours will be reduced due to exhibition change over.

Conditions of work

  • Fixed Term contracts 27 September 2021 – 9 January 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: 3 weeks
  • We will require Gallery Ambassadors to attend Front of House Training on one of the following dates: 23rd, 24th or 25th September 2021
  • 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
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme

 

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 17 September 2021.

Interviews will take place via Zoom on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 September 2021

Please contact recruitment via recruitment@whitechapelgallery.org 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. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, ethnic minority, and/or disabled applicants as these groups are currently underrepresented in the Arts sector. Charity number: 312162 Company number: 4093862

 

How to Apply

  • Download and complete application form: Word, PDF
  • Download and complete the Equality & Diversity Monitoring Forms
  • Complete the forms and return to recruitment by midnight on Friday 17 September 2021
  • Interviews will take place via Zoom on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 September 2021

Please note we do not accept CVs.