Gallery Technical Manager

Gallery Technical Manager

We are looking for an experienced, practical and organised candidate to manage the installation, de-installation and maintenance of exhibitions, displays and individual works of art, including a programme of up to nine projects and displays annually.

You will ensure that the galleries, workshop and art store are all maintained to the highest standards. Working closely with the Operations team on exhibition handover, building, conservation, security and health and safety issues. You will also work closely with artists and freelance technicians.

For further information please download a job description Job Description.

Conditions of Work

    • Contract: Permanent, Full Time
    • Hours of work: 9:30am – 5:45pm, Monday to Friday, plus some occasional weekend and evening work, which will be compensated by time off in lieu.
    • Salary: £30,000–£33,000 per annum, depending on experience
    • Probation period: 6 months
    • The period of notice is 2 months in writing on either side


To apply

Please complete the application form and the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form & return to by midnight 27th March 2022.

Interviews are scheduled on TBC.

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 credit: Installation view at the Whitechapel Gallery. Elmgreen & Dragset: This Is How We Bite Our Tongue. 27 September 2018 – 13 January 2019. Courtesy Whitechapel Gallery.

Photo: Jack Hems.

How to apply

  • Download and complete the application form: Word; PDF
  • Download and complete the equality and diversity monitoring form: Word; PDF
  • Email the forms to recruitment by midnight on Sunday 27 March 2022


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