We’re Hiring: Art Assembly Producer (freelance)

Posted on 15 July 2021

A Manchester collective of gallery, museum and education partners (Castlefield Gallery, Home, Manchester Art Gallery, the Whitworth and The Manchester College, Shena Simon Campus) are working with the Art Fund to realise Art Assembly, in Manchester, during the summer of 2022.

We are looking for someone to join the partnership team as a freelance Art Assembly Producer. You will work with and support the partners to imagine, and deliver, a series of exciting new co-commissions, alongside a discussion and live programme, all to be presented at the Art Assembly one-day festival.

Purpose of role

Working closely with the partners and wider collaborators, The Art Assembly Producer will manage and produce the delivery of a series of co-commissions. Working with the partners the role will also support the development of the Art Assembly discussion and live programme. You will support and contribute to the work of the programme team.

We are looking for someone with a genuine interest in contemporary visual art, and enthusiasm for lifelong learning and education. You will need to be committed to working with and developing people. You will be a confident, engaging and effective communicator in all forms of communication. You will be able to work to budget and to competing deadlines whilst collaborating with multiple artists, communities of learners, partners and collaborators from across different sectors.


Fixed fee, freelance contract: £10,000 (inclusive of all taxes and expenses)

Based on an estimation of: 50days work depending on experience

Role begins: as soon after appointment is confirmed

Role expected to complete: August 2022


How to apply

Please download the full Recruitment Pack in the Gallery Downloads section at the bottom of this page to find out more! Or click here

The closing date for applications is: Friday 3 September, 12noon

Interviews will take place on: Monday 20 September

Please let us know if you have any access requirements that we can help you with during the application process. To get in touch with us you can email recruitment@castlefieldgallery.co.uk or telephone 0161 832 8034 Tuesday – Sunday between 10am – 6pm.