Front of House (Casual, Freelance), Southwark Park Galleries (managed by The Bermondsey Artists' Group)

Description

Southwark Park Galleries (managed by the Bermondsey Artists’ Group) is a non-profit contemporary art gallery and registered charity, set across two contrasting spaces in the heart of Southwark Park, Bermondsey.

Over the past 37 years, we have commissioned over 450 free exhibitions by emergent, overlooked and established British and international artists. Southwark Park Galleries is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation. We exist to champion creative practice across all disciplines, supporting the careers of both artists and curators alike.

We are currently recruiting Front of House (Casual, Freelance). In this role, you will warmly welcome all visitors to our galleries, be an informed member of our small team and act responsibly to ensure the safety of artworks on display. 

Working hours will vary, Front of House members may be offered shifts to work any day of the week, but the majority of available hours will be between Wednesday and Sunday during exhibitions/public opening hours.

For more information including how to apply please visit: https://southwarkparkgalleries.org/we-are-recruiting-2021/

Personal Specification //

Essential 

  • Excellent communication and customer care skills

  • Interest in, and knowledge of contemporary visual culture

  • An engaged positive attitude in the activity of Southwark Park Galleries

  • High levels of professionalism

  • 18+ years old

Desirable

  • Experience of reception, retail or other customer service role

  • Living in Southeast London

Conditions of Employment

  • Pay: £8.91 per hour 

  • Period: Open, subject to satisfactory performance of the role, you will remain on the casual register

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