Tower Hamlets Arts Information and Resources - Jobs & Paid Opportunities Arts information and resources announcements from Tower Hamlets Arts & Events Team from the Jobs & Paid Opportunities category en-gb 60 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:20:12 +010 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:20:12 +010 Finance Assistant (part time), Bow Arts Bow Arts is a well-established charitable social enterprise. We manage affordable creative workspaces for over 500 artists across London, run an education programme with more than 80 schools and deliver a year-round exhibition and events programme through the Nunnery Gallery.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly accurate Finance Assistant to join our Core Services team working alongside our Finance Officer. In this role you will provide close support and liaise with staff across the organisation, especially with our studios team. The role is part time, 14 hours per week (0.4 FTE).

Bow Arts has a staff of 22, based in our office at our Bow Road site and is a friendly fast-paced environment to work in.All Bow Arts staff are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For more information about Bow Arts and details of how to apply please visit our website:

Application Closing Date: 9am Monday 5th February 2018

Interview Date: Thursday 8th February 2018

Bow Arts is an equal opportunities employer and registered charity no. 1046958

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565978
Communications Manager - Cinema, Barbican Centre Part time, 3 days/week
12 month fixed term contract

Starting salary of £33,390 pa (pro-rata for part time hours) , inclusive of London Weighting and dependent on skills and experience

“What a special place the Barbican cinema is. It is a place that revels in the joy of film and the meaning it provides for people”

The Communications team manages the Barbican’s relationships with key national and international stakeholders, including the media, to promote and protect our reputation for delivering world-class arts and learning.

Responsible for media relations, corporate, crisis and internal communications, our team develops creative strategies to effectively communicate the Barbican’s world-class arts and learning programme as well as our commercial activities, to a range of audiences.

We are looking for an outstanding Communications Manager – Cinema (part time 3 days/week) to devise creative media campaigns to promote the Barbican’s acclaimed film programme generating coverage across a wide range of arts specialist and national press.

This is an exciting new opportunity within the press office. The successful candidate will have substantial experience as a PR professional in an arts environment, with excellent contacts within the film and arts media.

It is essential that you have a good knowledge of film, excellent communication skills and excel under pressure. The ability to collaborate creatively with colleagues, work with both internal and external stakeholders on a large number of projects simultaneously is crucial.

Download the job application pack from our website:

Apply online at

Closing date for receipt of applications is <b>midday, Wednesday 17 January 2018.</b>

All applications must include a completed application form. Late applications will not be accepted.

Please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number BC707 if you experience any problems. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565939
Digital Print Technician, Jealous Jealous Print Studio seeks a technician to join the team at our Studio based in Shoreditch, London to work between three to five days each week.

The candidate will play a key role in the day-to-day running of the studio, with particular focus on our expanding digital print services. You will offer support to the Studio Manager and Director and will be available to work additional days as and when needed.

It is essential that you have extensive experience using Photoshop and Illustrator as well as knowledge of InDesign. Experience of setting up files for printing, colour matching and understanding digital print stock are essential. Other skills needed for the role are creativity, attention to detail and exceptional organisational skills. The role requires an all-rounder, someone willing to pitch in where necessary and make the role their own.

We are looking for someone who is friendly, dedicated, reliable, full of initiative and with a genuine love and thorough knowledge of contemporary art. You should display a natural ability to communicate effectively with clients, artists, galleries and contractors with clarity and confidence.

Duties include:

Working with clients to create digital prints and editions

Advising clients of choices for digital print editions

Setting up and amending files for printing

Colour matching

Maintenance of digital printers

Ordering of materials for digital printers

Organising scanning and photography of art works in readiness for printing

Assisting Studio Manager and Director

Answering phones and buzzer system

Packing orders and organising deliveries via courier service

Editing images for website and publications

Design work for publications and exhibitions

Please email your CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role, giving examples of the skills required and outlining your relevant experience to:

Deadline: <b>19th January 2018</b>

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565941
Communications Manager, Clod Ensemble 3 days per week, £28,000 pro rata

Having recently undergone a transformative period of organisational and artistic development, enabled in part by a £1m investment from Wellcome Trust, we are seeking a proactive and imaginative Communications Manager to provide exceptional communications for the company. You will have a keen aesthetic sensibility, and be confident in building relationships and communicating with new and existing audiences. This is an exciting opportunity for a brilliant individual to join our growing organisation in a key role.

Please download the full Recruitment Pack, including personal specification, HERE

To apply, please send us:
– your CV including references (max 2 pages)
– a personal statement detailing your suitability for the role in reference to the personal specification (max 600 words)
– a completed Equal Opportunities monitoring form. Please complete HERE

Please send your CV and personal statement to

The deadline for applications is 10am on Monday 12 February 2018.
First-round interviews will be held in London on Thursday 22 February 2018.
If required, Second-round interviews will be held on Monday 26 February 2018.

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565942
Gallery Technical Manager, Whitechapel Gallery 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 9 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, security and health & safety issues, you will also line manage the Installation Coordinator.

How to apply

For further information and to download an application form please visit the Gallery's website. Please note that applications are by application form only and we do not accept CVs.

Conditions of work
•Permanent contract: 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.
•Starting band: £30 – £32,000pa
•The period of notice is 2 months in writing on either side
•Probation period: 6 months

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

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565945
Access & Community Engagement Manager, Greenwich & Docklands International Festival This is a new, fixed term full-time one year post which will involve administration, planning, coordination and facilitation of training and networking sessions and community engagement activity, local relationship building, access review, implementing access provision, partner support, UK travel, and project and financial monitoring.

Download the Access and Community Engagement Manager job pack
and Equal Opportunities monitoring form from our website :

Application deadline for the Access and Community Engagement Manager: <b>10am, Wednesday 17 January</b>

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565946
Spitalfields Music: Marketing Manager Please see our website for full details:

Spitalfields Music is recruiting a Marketing Manager . This is an opportunity to join an award-winning charity at an exciting time in its development.

The post-holder will deliver the organisation’s marketing and audience development strategies, to maximise the number and diversity of people involved with all of Spitalfields Music’s activities.

This role is designed to be full-time and the salary band is £24,000-£28,000 per annum dependent on experience.

For further details on the role, please download the Application Pack from the Download Menu on our website.

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV, covering letter, and completed Equal Opportunities form to email found on website.

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565922
Commercial Events Officer, Whitechapel Gallery Could you sell and deliver events in our hire spaces?

We are looking for a motivated candidate with drive and excellent communications and administrative skills to oversee venue hire events at the Whitechapel Gallery. This would suit someone who thrives in a target-driven environment and who would relish working in an internationally-renowned art gallery.

Conditions of work

Full-time contract: permanent
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 band: £22,000-£24,000
The period of notice is 2 months in writing on either side
Probation period: 6 months

For more details see

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

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565925
New Work Coordinator, Talawa Theatre Company Ltd Talawa is looking for a New Work Coordinator. The purpose of this role is to provide administrative support to Talawa’s Literary Department and artist development programme, MAKE, ensuring that the departments run smoothly, and that all writers and theatre makers at Talawa are well supported.

MAKE offers a national programme of activity that offers support at each stage of a Black artist’s career. There are four stages to the programme: ENGAGE – an introduction to theatre at grassroots level; GROW – support for artists to develop their craft; COLLABORATE – opportunities to play and take risks with peers, and SUSTAIN – a clear pathway to sustaining a career in theatre.

In 2018 we will be launching MAKE Online, an online community for Black artists based in the UK.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about new writing, and interested in supporting the development of Black artists.

How to apply: To apply, please complete an application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form downloadable from our website at:

Please email your applications to referencing ‘New Work Coordinator’ in the subject line. Or post to:

Recruitment (New Work Coordinator)
Talawa Theatre Company
Rich Mix
35-47 Bethnal Green Road
E1 6LA

Closing date for applications is <b>5pm, Friday 19 January 2018.</b>

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565878
Call Out For Bengali Artists, Performers, Facilitators And Community Groups, Museum Of London Docklands On 31st March and 1st April 2018 the Museum of London Docklands is holding a Bengali Spring Festival onsite aimed at a family audience. The museum is a 200 year old warehouse which through stories of trade, migration and commerce tells the history of the river Thames and the growth of the Docklands area as a port.

We would like to invite members of the community to join us in this celebration of springtime and what it means to the Bengali community.

We are especially reaching out to Bengali artists, facilitators, performers and community groups who may be interested in running an activity or performing at the festival.

Activities we hope to include are music and dance performances, arts and crafts such as alpona and block printing, storytelling, gardening/nature workshops, and upcycling/reusing workshops. However we are open to suggestions and would love to hear your ideas.

Please get in touch if you feel you may be interested in being part of the event, or if you would like to find out more about it. Please also feel free to pass this invite on to any suitable contacts you may have and help us spread the word about this exiting festival weekend!

We will be recruiting groups/individuals on a rolling basis until our programme is full so please get in touch as soon as possible for the highest chance of being included.

For more information or to submit an idea for the festival please contact:

Aisling Serrant
Family Festival Coordinator
020 7001 9858

Please include photos of previous work or links to films if you have them, if you charge for your event and a description of your activity.

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565882
First Year Foundation Degree Ensemble Director, National Centre for Circus Arts Deadline: <b>5pm, 22 January 2018</b>

Interviews: 1-2 February 2018. Applicants must be available during this time.

Project Contract: 5 - 24 March 2018

Total Fee: £2500

The National Centre for Circus Arts is a registered charity and one of Europe’s leading providers of circus education. We offer a range of Further and Higher Education in Circus Arts, including a two-year Foundation Degree.

The purpose of the Director of the First Year Foundation Degree Ensemble is to direct the students in an introductory ensemble project, leading them through the creative process from initial idea to staged performance. The Foundation Degree first years perform on site at the National Centre for Circus Arts as part of our popular 'BA Devised Pieces' - the individual performances of our final year BA Hons Degree students.

The ideal candidate will have a background in physical performance, professional directorial experience and a proven track record of working with Higher Education students to deliver work of high artistic quality.

Watch last year’s BA Devised Pieces here:

Find out more and how to apply here

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565742