Current Vacancies

Finance Assistant - Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger & Credit Control

Full-time, 40 hours per week (5 days)
£21,093 per annum

We are currently seeking a Finance Assistant to administer the Gallery’s purchase ledger, the Gallery’s credit control function and to assist in the administration of the Gallery’s sales ledger.

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate a minimum of two years previous experience in accounts, a good understanding of sales ledger tasks, substantial experience of working with spreadsheets and purchase ledger software and a highly organised approach.

Closing date for applications is 9.00am on Friday 29 August, 2014. We are expecting to hold interviews on Wednesday 10 September, 2014. Please indicate on your form if you will be unavailable on this particular date.

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

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Application Form: 
Electronic (Microsoft Word): download, fill, save and return by email to personnel@npg.org.uk 
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Library Assistant

Part-time, 8 hours (1 day) per week
Pro-rata £21,093 per annum
Fixed-term until end of July 2016

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.

The Library Assistant has day-to-day contact with the public and other gallery staff, and is responsible for providing them with an efficient and friendly information service. The post will directly support the work of the Librarian, and proven experience working with library materials in a specialist setting is highly desirable.

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, 01 September 2014.  Interviews will be held on Monday 08 September, 2014. Please indicate if you will be unavailable on this particular date.

Further Details
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Application Form: 
Electronic (Microsoft Word): download, fill, save and return by email to personnel@npg.org.uk 
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Casual Art Handling Technicians

£17.50 per hour
Flexible Contract

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.

Reporting to the Art Handling Manager, the Casual Art Handling Technicians will undertake minor, non – technical maintenance and housekeeping and move and handle all works of Art at the Gallery. The ideal candidates will have previous experience of handling works of art and delicate objects and will be able to work well as part of a small team.

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 Monday 8th September, 2014. Please note that we are expecting to hold interviews on Monday 15th September, 2014. Please indicate on your form if you will be unavailable 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