Current Vacancies

Exhibitions Manager: Competitions (Maternity Cover)

Part-time, 32 hours (4 days) per week
Pro-rata £31,980 per annum
Fixed for up to 9 months

This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with the National Portrait Gallery’s prestigious BP Portrait Award and Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize. The Exhibitions Manager: Competitions will be responsible for the organisation and day-to-day administration of the exhibitions and for all the practical arrangements relating to the mounting of those exhibitions and their respective tours. The Exhibitions Manager is also responsible for the management and development of the Exhibitions Apprentice.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of working on exhibition organisation, including exhibitions administration, display and handling techniques, transportation and conservation issues, in addition to excellent project and time management skills and a thorough understanding of modern museum and gallery practice.

Closing date for returned applications is 9.00am on Monday 15 February, 2016. Interviews will be held on Thursday 25 February, 2016. 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


New Media Assistant

Full-time, 40 hours per week
£21,916 per annum
Fixed term for 2 years

The Gallery is now seeking a New Media Assistant to work with the New Media team in the delivery, maintenance and support of the Gallery’s existing digital programmes, in particular the website, Gallery digital information screens and digital portraits, the digital Portrait Printer and the collection access system Portrait Explorer.

In addition to experience of working in a digital environment the successful candidate should be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills along with a methodical approach, good project and time management skills and an interest and commitment to the work of the Gallery.

Closing date for returned applications is 9.00am on Monday 08 February, 2016. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 17 February, 2016. Please indicate if you will be 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