Job Opportunity - Creative Programme Assistant

a space’ arts are now recruit­ing for a Cre­ative Pro­gramme Assis­tant to join the team.

This new multi-functional role would assist across the organisation’s creative programme to plan, organise and deliver events, exhibitions and activities, both online and in person. The role will work across the organisation’s project portfolio to support the programme at God’s House Tower (GHT), the Arches studios, RIPE, Public Art projects and across our bespoke Artist Resources.

Duties would include supporting colleagues with developing project briefs, assisting to source, contact and work with artists, maintaining project calendars, sourcing materials and quotes, proof reading exhibition text, gathering information to measure impact, installing exhibitions and creating online content including video and audio recordings.

This new role represents a great opportunity for an early* career arts professional to work within a small but ambitious arts organisation, to learn about how an organisation operates and play an important role in delivering our work. We are keen to work with someone who aims to develop their skills in the arts and who shares our passion for championing the work of Southampton’s visual artists.

The role is a fixed term 12-month contract agreed from the start date with the successful candidate working 20 hours per week over 7 days. The role pays £9.90 per hour (Real Living Wage).

*By early we are not necessarily referring to age and include people looking to move into the arts from complementary sectors or people returning to work after a career break etc.

Find out more about the role and requirements by downloading and reading the full brief here


As an organisation we actively look to reduce barriers for artists applying for our opportunities and commissions, and we are committed to being fair, accessible, transparent and inclusive.

We offer a range of access support for artists, including alternative formats for information we release and submissions we receive as well as an artist access fund; please contact us so that we can discuss your individual needs and provide appropriate support for your application or project. Please either email us on or call 023 80 338 778