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We are recruiting for a Welcome Assistant to join the team at Hastings Contemporary. 

Jerwood Gallery will be re-launching as Hastings Contemporary in July 2019 and it is an exciting time to join the team. 

Hastings Contemporary will be launching early July 2019 when we move away from being Jerwood Gallery. Hastings Contemporary will be a new, independent modern and contemporary art gallery for Hastings, and will reflect the town’s independent spirit, drawing on the rich artistic heritage of Hastings and the South East and engaging with the town’s growing creative community. Hastings Contemporary’s expanded programme will explore all forms of modern and contemporary art, as well as continuing to champion the medium of painting, for which it has built a strong reputation. Relaunching to the public on Saturday 6th July 2019, this will be an exciting time to join the front of house team.  

Hastings Contemporary is seeking a proactive and positive Welcome Assistant to join our vibrant front of house team. As Welcome Assistant, you will assist and support the Visitor Services Manager and Duty Managers in fulfilling the day-to-day tasks of running the gallery. This includes coordinating our volunteers, ensuring events run smoothly and that the venue is a safe and welcoming environment for all visitors. Working as part of a small team, you will have excellent communication and customer service skills and a desire to deliver a high-quality experience to all our visitors.

This position will require you to work weekends with at least 1 years Customer Service experience.  To find our more, read the full job spec here.   

Submit your CV and a short cover letter detailing your relevant experience to our Visitor Services Manager, Yaz Norris,


Deadline for applications: Midnight Tuesday 28 May

- Interviews in w/c: Monday 3 June

Training w/c: Monday 10 June (subject to availability)