Work Opportunities

Jobs at Lakeland Arts

We’re delighted that you’re interested in working with us here at Lakeland Arts.

Lakeland Arts is proud of its remarkable achievements, due in part to the dedication and hard work of its staff. Our continued success depends on the contribution and expertise of every individual we employ.

Gordon Watson
Chief Executive, Lakeland Arts

Our current vacancies are listed below and application forms are available on the 'How to Apply' page.

 

Chief Operating Officer

Location: All Lakeland Arts sites, Kendal and Bowness, Cumbria
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + benefits
Closing date for applications: 29 June 2016
Interviews: 8 July 2016

What exciting things will you be doing this Autumn?

You could be working with and leading a dynamic and award winning organisation as it opens the most significant new heritage attraction in the North?  Do you have experience of running a major visitor or cultural attraction? If so, we would like to hear how you can help us shape the future of Lakeland Arts and the new Windermere Jetty Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories.

We are currently looking for a Chief Operating Officer to support the Chief Executive in growing the organisation. This is a newly created role so the CE is open to discussing how it may grow with the business and any other ideas/responsibilities that would help Lakeland Arts get where it needs to.

With significant relevant experience of managing operations at a visitor attraction or cultural venue this is a fantastic opportunity for a driven individual used to developing and delivering organisational strategies and business plans.   Financial management experience is essential, as is a proven track record of developing income from trading activity and achieving objectives whilst leading and developing a team at a large venue or across multiple sites.

Download the Chief Operating Officer Job Application Pack (pdf)


 

Visitor Experience Duty Manager

Location: All Lakeland Arts sites, Kendal and Bowness, Cumbria
Salary: £17,000 + Benefits
Closing date for applications: 6 July 2016

This is a truly fantastic opportunity for a visitor focused individual who wants to be a part of a dynamic and award winning organisation as it opens the most significant new heritage attraction in the North.

We are currently looking to recruit exceptional Visitor Experience Duty Managers with a strong desire to exceed visitor expectations. This is a newly created role to support the exciting growth plans for Lakeland Arts.

We’d love to hear from you if you can clearly demonstrate you have experience of managing day to day operations in a visitor attraction or a similar role/business delivering exceptional levels of customer service. With an ability to manage and motivate staff and lead by example, you will develop good working relationships with colleagues and demonstrate an eye for detail. You will have a strong ability to take responsibility and be proactive in all tasks.

Download the Visitor Experience Duty Manager Job Application Pack (pdf)


 

Curatorial Manager

Location: All Lakeland Arts sites, Kendal and Bowness, Cumbria
Salary: £28,000-£32,000 + Benefits
Closing date for applications: 20 July 2016
Interviews: 29 July 2016

Come and join our expanding curatorial team and shape one of the most ambitious artistic programmes in the North!

As a member of the Senior Management Team you will be responsible for the management, development and delivery of innovative and ambitious exhibitions from initiating proposals to completion of the project in partnership with the Director Programming. 

You will have a minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience of working in a public art gallery/heritage venue curating and organising innovative and nationally recognised exhibitions using a range of media. You will demonstrate excellent collection care and management whilst leading and developing a successful team.

Download the Curatorial Manager Job Application Pack (pdf)

 

Curator

Location: All Lakeland Arts sites, Kendal and Bowness, Cumbria
Salary: £25,000 + Benefits
Closing date for applications: 20 July 2016
Interviews: 1 August 2016

Come and join our expanding curatorial team and shape one of the most ambitious artistic programmes in the North!

Working collaboratively with the Programming team and partners you will be responsible for developing and delivering an ambitious and innovative programme of exhibitions alongside contributing to the care, research, development and display of Lakeland Arts collection.

You will have experience of working in a public art gallery/heritage site curating and organising innovative and nationally recognised exhibitions using a range of media with a proven track record of undertaking best practice in collection care & management.

Download the Curator Job Application Pack (pdf)

 

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