JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Operations Manager

Location: Artcore Derby
Position: Part time 

Artcore believes that contemporary art and creativity are central to the development of people and places.

Artcore is an international centre for contemporary art and creativity that is based in Derby, UK, and is home to a gallery, studios, work spaces, shop and cafe. A vibrant hub for commissioning, production, presentation and debate, we offer opportunities for diverse audiences to engage directly with creative practices through participation and discussion. We work with a diverse communities and the cultural, creative industries, community, education, health and regeneration sectors to deliver our programme.

We engage with our audiences through creative, imaginative and meaningful activities, offering the individuals the opportunity to experiment with creativity, enhance learning and broaden career prospects.

We are looking for someone who is entrepreneurial in their approach to identify areas of growth, with great organisational skills, who is able to work with a diverse team of staff and volunteers and carry out a varied workload with a positive, can-do attitude, as per the job outline. The individual will oversee the maintenance and overall safety procedures for the premises, including being a keyholder and first-responder to out of hours alarms, so will need to live within 30 minutes journey-time of the gallery.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity please download the job spec below.

Closing date for applications: 6th January 2023
Potential Interview dates: w/c 16th January 2023
Anticipated start date for role: February 2023

To apply please send your current CV and a covering letter to info@artcoreuk.com or post it to Artcore, 3 Charnwood Street Derby DE1 2GT

Business Development Manager

Location: Artcore Derby
Position: Part time

Artcore believes that contemporary art and creativity are central to the development of people and places.

Artcore is an international centre for contemporary art and creativity that is based in Derby, UK, and is home to a gallery, studios, work spaces, shop and cafe. A vibrant hub for commissioning, production, presentation and debate, we offer opportunities for diverse audiences to engage directly with creative practices through participation and discussion. We work with a diverse communities and the cultural, creative industries, community, education, health and regeneration sectors to deliver our programme.

We engage with our audiences through creative, imaginative and meaningful activities, offering the individuals the opportunity to experiment with creativity, enhance learning and broaden career prospects.

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented and experienced individual looking to play an important role in supporting Artcore. They will be responsible for building relationships with customers and local businesses and connect locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. This is a key role in the development and implementation of Artcore’s fundraising strategy. The individual will work with the senior management team to support the development of Artcore as a creative centre for visual arts.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity please download the job spec below.

Closing date for applications: 6th January 2023
Potential Interview dates: w/c 16th January 2023
Anticipated start date for role: March 2023

To apply please send your current CV and a covering letter to info@artcoreuk.com or post it to Artcore, 3 Charnwood Street Derby DE1 2GT

CREATIVE OPPORTUNITIES

Artcore Associates Callout – Join Artcore’s Associates Pool

Artcore is a dynamic and developing Contemporary Visual Arts organisation with two bases in Derby. Artcore delivers 10 exhibitions & 4 artist residencies annually, with a vibrant workshop and participation programme and projects engaging with the communities of Derby. Established in 1995, Artcore moved to Derby in 2005, became a registered charity in 2012 and an Arts Council England NPO in 2018/19.

Becoming part of the Artcore Associates would give creatives an opportunity to approach Artcore to help them realise a project or initiative that is still in the ideation or developmental stage. Co-production is way to build your creative practice as well as further your relationship with us and gain access to our networks within the creative industry. We are interested in seeing ideas that align with our values and ethos.

Artcore wants to expand and diversify our pool of associates, and are you a creative person with a wide range of skills – artists, curator, makers, workshop leaders, project managers, exhibition technicians, designers, art administrator and probably a few other things we haven’t thought of yet.

Are you interested in making your community healthier through arts and culture?

Send in your proposal.

How to Apply:

First, have a look at our website – Artcore (https://www.artcoreuk.com) – so you can find out more about our history, our ethos, and the kind of things we do. Feel free to get in touch if you would like to visit us or for an informal chat.

Next, submit an application of interest via email telling us about your skills, experience and knowledge. You should tell us about specific exhibitions, events and projects you have been involved in, and tell us what your role was in them. Here are some things to consider while submitting your proposal.

  • Why would you like to work with Artcore? Are there any of our projects or activities that appeal to you the most?
  • What have you done previously that you think best matches up with Artcore’s ethos and projects? Tell us about any projects, exhibitions or other activities you are especially proud of, and what your role was in them.
  • Is there a particular role you see yourself in, and are there specific skills that you could bring to Artcore as a member of our Associates Pool –  e.g. artist, curator, designer, art administrator, exhibition technician, project manager, producer, workshop facilitator …
  • Where are you based? We work locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
Deadline:

This is an ongoing opportunity. Proposals will be accepted until  5pm on 11 September 2022 via info@artcoregallery.org.uk

If you’d like to have a chat or visit before you apply please contact us by phone: 01332 384 561 or email at: info@artcoregallery.org.uk 

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VOLUNTEER

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We are always looking for enthusiastic people who share our vision and can help us to support artists and the community. Our success depends on the hard work and enthusiasm of our staff and volunteers.

Working at Artcore Gallery presents inspiring opportunities, including the chance to discover new hobbies, take part in community projects and even create works of art of your own.

If you are interested in volunteering with us, please consider which area of the following you would like to help with:

Gallery assistant, technician , project support, community engagement, marketing and design.

For more information, please email info@artcoreuk.com

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