Vacancy: Exhibitions Invigilator (Saturdays)
19 May 2016

8 months with the possibility for extension; 1 day per week (Saturday, with the possibility for some additional evenings)
Responsible to:
Artist Commissions Manager & Artist Commissions Coordinator
London Living Wage 

The Role
SPACE is looking for an exceptional invigilator for the Mare Street gallery. As a gallery invigilator you will provide a welcoming and informative experience for visitors whilst supporting the exhibitions programming team with administrative and research-based tasks. 

Person Specifications
The ideal candidate will be a personable, reliable, proactive, flexible and motivated individual. You have invigilator experience or relevant experience within a customer-facing role and you are comfortable working alone. You must possess excellent communication and timekeeping skills as well as have experience with administrative tasks.

Interest in, and knowledge of, contemporary visual arts is essential.

Further information
SPACE is one of the leading studio providers and visual arts resources in the capital. Founded by artists including Bridget Riley in 1968, SPACE is an arts and educational charity which, for over 48 years, has converted London’s buildings into affordable spaces for artists. SPACE is vital to the ecology of artists in London; we are part of what drives a vibrant city. 

The gallery at Mare Street is host to a successful Artist Commissions and Exhibitions Programme that underlines SPACE’s commitment to supporting artists to create and innovate. Working closely with four artists each year to enable new works, the resulting projects are situated both within the gallery and off-site. The programme champions emerging practice and experimental artist-led initiatives that move beyond the traditional expectations of the gallery walls. 

If you wish to apply please send:

1. A full CV including details of education, work experience and qualifications.
2. A covering letter indicating why you wish to apply for the post, your interest in contemporary visual arts and audience engagement, with reference to previous relevant experience. (Maximum 1 page)
3. The completed Application for Employment form
4. The completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring form

Applications will not be accepted without these forms, however, please note that the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form is intended for monitoring purposes only. The information you give will be kept anonymous and will not affect your application in any way. You do not have to answer any questions if you do not wish to.

Due to the high volume of applications we are unable to contact all who apply. We thank you in advance for your interest.

Application Guidelines
To apply for this role, please download the application form here.

Equal Opps Recruitment Form

Please note that accuracy and attention to detail will be rated very highly.

DEADLINE: Thursday 19 May 2016 (10AM)
INTERVIEWS: Wednesday 25 May 2016
START: asap

Please send completed applications to: or by post to:

Office Manager 
129-131 Mare St.
E8 3RH
SPACE is committed to equality of opportunity in recruitment. We value a diverse team and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.