Job Opportunities at Lakeland Arts

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.



Head of Curatorial

£28,000-£32,000 + Benefits

Come and join our programme team and shape one of the most ambitious programmes in the North!

We are currently looking for an exceptional individual to join our ambitious curatorial team to support our exciting growth plans for the future programme.

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 of Programming. You will manage and develop the curatorial team and play a key role in programme development. 

You will join the team at a really exciting time as we have recently been awarded a grant of £5 million from Arts Council England to redevelop the Abbot Hall Site. You will play a key role in the shaping of this major capital project. You will also be involved in the opening of Windermere Jetty Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories, following completion of the £16 million capital development in 2018.

We are looking for 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, strong management experience and excellent communication skills whilst leading and developing a successful team. 

This is a truly fantastic and rare opportunity for appropriately qualified individuals who want to be a part of a dynamic and award-winning organisation. For further information click here

Blackwell Tea Room Supervisor and Tea Room Assistant

​Supervisor: £8.00 per hour 40 hours per week.

​Assistant: £7.05 - £7.50 per hour 37.5 hours per week.

Opening daily our tea room has a great reputation for its home bakes (all freshly made on site) including chocolate brownie, Blackwell tea bread with butter, florentine, fruit scones, chocolate mousse roulade, sponge of the day and traditional Cumbrian sticky toffee pudding. 

We also run very occasional evening events such as private viewings or celebratory dinners so you will be required to work on average one evening a month servicing these events with the Food and Beverage team.

We are seeking a hands on full time tea room supervisor to oversee the tea room team whilst providing exceptional service to all our visitors and a tea room assistant to join our team.

Our Tearoom opens daily 10.00am and closes at 5.00pm every day (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day), and working hours will be 09.00- 17.00/17.30 five days per week with a share of weekend and Bank Holiday working.

To find out more about the tea room supervisor role click here or to apply for the tea room assistant role click here.

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