Programme Assistant

Arnolfi­ni Gallery is look­ing for a Pro­gramme Assis­tant to sup­port the Events and Engage­ment teams.

Arnolfini Gallery is looking for a Programme Assistant to support the Events and Engagement teams to create and deliver Arnolfini’s exciting and ambitious cultural programme. This includes workshops, performances, talks, film screenings, community events, schools activities, projects, online content, and much more.

Engagement overview: Arnolfini offers a rich and varied programme of activities to encourage everyone’s creativity to be harnessed and celebrated. Our key audiences include Families, Refugees and Migrants, Health groups, schools, disability groups and young people.
We are a small team at Arnolfini and rely on our long-term partnerships that help us to expand our reach and connect with diverse communities across Bristol in a meaningful way, which always aspires for long term impact. Partners include: Bridges for Communities, creativeShift, AIM (Art in Motion), Let’s Make Art and Rising Arts Agency.

Events overview: Performances, talks and screenings form an integral part of Arnolfini’s programme. Much of this activity takes place in our 200-seat auditorium. We combine in-house events programming (which has particular focuses on music/sound, artist film, and dance), with hosting activity with a range of partners. This helps us to present a wide range of work, reflecting the breadth of cultural activity locally, nationally, and internationally.

Further notes to potential applicants:  We are keen to encourage new routes into working in the arts and cultural sectors and is working to address and dismantle barriers many people experience to accessing jobs in the arts.

This position is to support applications from motivated and ambitious individuals that have the right skills and abilities. If you haven’t worked in a cultural organisation before, we are extremely keen to encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds such as ethnic minorities, low-income households and those who are disabled, among other protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

We recognise that you may have faced barriers to work or education previously, taken alternative routes into employment or had breaks in your career, and encourage you to think about transferable experience you have gained in any number of ways, including: education, volunteering, self-employment or on the job training. Perhaps you have worked in some aspect of project management, front of house, duty management, events production or producing capacities, shift supervisor or similar roles, all of which would offer very transferable qualities.

We particularly welcome applications from those from non-traditional backgrounds. We have structured the role to allow for additional training and support.

For more information including the Job description and Personal Specification and to apply please visit the Arnolfini website