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Retail and Events Officer (Part Time Fixed Term)

Location:  Chapel Gallery, St Helens Road, Ormskirk
Salary:  £21,074 to £23,111 per annum pro rata
Fixed Term until 3 July 2019
Post Type:  Part Time
Hours:  13 per week
Published:  Friday 08 March 2019
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 24 March 2019
Interview Date:  Monday 01 April 2019
Reference:  HR-0017-19

We're looking to recruit a Retail and Event Officer at the Chapel Gallery. The role is a great opportunity to become involved in an exciting period of development. 

The Gallery offers diverse programmes including internationally regarded artists, such as David Hockney and Peter Blake, while bringing innovative contemporary art and craft from across the UK to the region, and supporting local artists in the development of their careers. Special events and creative activities for visitors, schools and community groups are also a key part of our programme. From life drawing sessions to education workshops, alongside our art clubs and school holiday activities. 

Predominately working weekends, the successful post holder will be responsible for maintaining a contemporary craft and gift shop facility as well as assisting with the development and facilitation of events - so experience of event planning is essential.

With the ability to work on their own initiative, the ideal candidate will also have previous experience of working in retail as well as knowledge of the current contemporary art environment. 

If you feel you have the appropriate experience and skills to be part of the team then we would love to hear from you!

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