Press and Communications Assistant

Press and Communications Assistant


  • Are you ambitious to develop your career in Press and Communications at a world-leading contemporary art gallery?


  • Are you proactive, organised and ready to give vital administrative support to a busy and dynamic team at Whitechapel Gallery?


This role provides an exciting opportunity to support the promotion of Whitechapel Gallery’s world-leading programme; from new artist commissions and survey exhibitions, to prestigious awards and late night music events. We are looking for a confident Press and Communications Assistant with one-two years office administration experience and a passion for media and communications to join our influential Audiences and Communications team as the Gallery continues to develop its brand and grow engagement with young and diverse audiences


The Press and Communications Assistant is accountable to the Head of Press and Corporate PR.


For further information, please download the  Job Description

Conditions of work

  • Permanent
  • Hours of work: 9.30am – 5.45pm, plus some occasional weekend and evening work, which will be compensated by time off in lieu
  • Starting salary: £21,500 per annum


To apply

Please complete the application form and equality & diversity monitoring forms, available to download from the Gallery’s website , and return to by midnight on Monday 17th June.


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

Apply for this role

  1. Download and complete the application form: Word; PDF
  2. Download and complete the equality & diversity monitoring form
  3. Email the forms to recruitment
  4. Deadline: midnight on Monday 17 June 2019
  5. Interviews: 26 June 2019