We’re Hiring: Castlefield Gallery New Art Spaces & Operations Coordinator

Posted on 14 April 2022

Do you have a strong knowledge and experience of working with buildings and facilities, as well as supporting company operations? Do you want your work to benefit creative and local communities?

This is an opportunity for someone who wants to play a significant part in the progress of a purpose-led charity that exists to generate a positive impact in our sector and in our communities.

Our new Castlefield Gallery New Art Spaces & Operations Coordinator will enjoy working with and be interested in developing people. You will be a skilled, confident communicator, able to understand and work towards bigger picture goals whilst also having an eye for detail. You will need to work to deadlines and be a highly organised and motivated individual. You will need to be happy working collaboratively as well as adept at working independently. You will be enthusiastic about all forms of creativity and in particular the visual arts. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate a clear understanding of why it is important Castlefield Gallery’s activities are relevant to the world around us. You will be committed to the principles of equality and inclusion.

Castlefield Gallery New Art Spaces provides production and project spaces at no or minimal costs to artists and creatives in and around Greater Manchester and the North West of England. Whilst not exclusively, many of those accessing these spaces are Castlefield Gallery’s Associate members. Key to coordinating New Art Spaces is working closely with individual artists and creatives, as well as arts, cultural and community collaborators and partners. The Castlefield Gallery New Art Spaces & Operations Coordinator ensures the charity’s main premises in Manchester city centre are well run and cared for, and are accessible, inclusive and safe creative environments for workers, artists, audiences and participants alike.

Contract: Fixed term 12 month contract with possible extension

Salary: £20,800

Hours: Full-time (based on a 40 hour week), office hours are 10am-6pm

Holidays: 28 days and Bank Holidays

Closing date for applications: Sunday 22 May 2022, 12noon 

Download the Castlefield Gallery New Art Spaces & Operations Coordinator Recruitment Pack for the full Job Description, Person Specification and details of how to apply.