Current Vacancies

Art Handling Technician

Part-time, 21 hours per week, 3 days Monday to Wednesday (8am – 3pm)
Pro-rata £21,593 per annum
Permanent

The National Portrait Gallery houses a unique collection of all forms of portraiture of the people who have made or who are currently contributing to British history and culture. With more than 2 million visitors each year, the Gallery is one of the country’s most important and popular galleries.

We are looking for an Art Handling Technician to join our team of Technicians; key responsibilities will include moving and handling all works of Art at the Gallery and other NPG sites, and undertaking minor, non – technical maintenance and housekeeping.

The successful candidate will demonstrate previous experience of handling works of art and delicate objects, of working with hand – tools / power tools, measuring and calculation and will hold a relevant qualification for Working at Heights (PASMA highly desirable). They will demonstrate their ability to be a team player with good verbal communications skills, to problem solve and to have high attention to detail.

The Gallery is committed to equality and is a member of the Employers’ Forum on Disability, Race for Opportunity and the Equality Exchange.

Closing date for returned applications is 9.00am on Monday 7 September 2015.  Interviews will be held on Thursday 17 September 2015. Please indicate on your form if you will be unable to make this particular date.

Further Details
Equal Opportunities
Application Form:
- Electronic (Microsoft Word): download, fill, save and return by email to personnel@npg.org.uk
- Print (Adobe Acrobat): download, print and return by post


Head of Major Donors & Appeals

Full-time, Permanent
Salary up to £45,000 per annum

The National Portrait Gallery houses a unique collection of all forms of portraiture of the people who have made or who are currently contributing to British history and culture.  With more than 2 million visits each year, the Gallery is one of the country’s most important and popular galleries.

The Gallery receives approximately 40% of its funding through a government grant and generates the rest itself. Fundraised income, from companies, individuals and trusts & foundations is a key element of this self-generated income.

As a member of the Gallery’s Development team the Head of Major Donors & Appeals will be responsible for securing significant (£50k and above) donations from individuals; stewardship of major donors and the individual fundraising aspects of major appeals including capital campaigns and acquisitions. Through strong leadership, effective line management of the individual giving team and excellent relationships with existing and prospective major donors, the post holder will make a significant contribution to the Gallery’s ambitious individual giving income targets.

The Gallery is committed to equality and is a member of the Employers’ Forum on Disability, Race for Opportunity and the Equality Exchange.

Closing date for returned applications is Monday 21 September 2015. We are expecting to hold first interviews on Monday 5 October 2015. Please indicate on your form if you will not be available on this date.

Further Details
Equal Opportunities
Application Form:
- Electronic (Microsoft Word): download, fill, save and return by email to personnel@npg.org.uk
- Print (Adobe Acrobat): download, print and return by post


Membership & Gift Aid Manager

£30,000 per annum
Full time, 40 hours per week

The National Portrait Gallery houses a unique collection of all forms of portraiture of the people who have made or who are currently contributing to British history and culture.  With more than 2 million visits each year, the Gallery is one of the country’s most important and popular galleries.

The Gallery is seeking a Membership & Gift Aid Manager to oversee the Gallery’s Membership scheme and all Gift Aid activity. Through leading the busy Membership team, the Membership & Gift Aid Manager will ensure that the ambitious income target for Membership is reached and that Members receive high quality customer care, timely communications and engaging events and offers.

The successful candidate will need to be a creative thinker who is able to demonstrate a minimum of 5 years’ experience of managing teams in at least one of the key disciplines required for this post (Membership, Gift Aid or individual giving) along with a proven track record of reaching targets.

The Gallery is committed to equality and is a member of the Employers’ Forum on Disability, Race for Opportunity and the Equality Exchange.

Closing date for returned applications is 9.00am on Monday 14 September 2015.  We are expecting to hold interviews on Thursday 24 September 2015. Please indicate on your form if you are unavailable on this particular date.

Further Details
Equal Opportunities
Application Form:
- Electronic (Microsoft Word): download, fill, save and return by email to personnel@npg.org.uk
- Print (Adobe Acrobat): download, print and return by post