We are seeking new Board members keen to become active and energetic champions for Open Eye Gallery as we expand our programme of work. Open Eye Gallery is a charitable organisation, and we are looking for individuals who have the expertise, connections and contacts with whom they are willing to actively promote the work that we do.
We welcome applications from all prospective Board members, and are particularly keen on extending our expertise and skills base from professionals from the finance and business sectors.
Board members need to commit an average of 1/4 day per month or three days per annum. There is an expectation that members attend 50% of the four board meetings each year. Attendance can be done ‘virtually’ if attendance in person is not possible.
All Board applicants are asked to complete an application form and equal opportunities form to ensure that we obtain consistent information for short listing. CVs may be accepted in conjunction with a completed application form. Please download our Board Recruitment Candidate Brief for further details.
Deadline: 12pm Friday 20th April 2018
VOLUNTEER EXHIBITION ASSISTANT - PRESENCE (A WINDOW INTO CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ART)
PRESENCE: A Window into Chinese Contemporary Art is an exhibition of the New Collection of Chinese Contemporary Art, part of the University of Salford Art Collection, consisting of artwork by 19 contemporary artists from China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
This year, coinciding with the display of the historic Terracotta Warriors in Liverpool, we are proud to present an exhibition of cutting edge contemporary Chinese art that celebrates the city’s strong relationship with China.
Working with St. George’s Hall, Open Eye Gallery, and Liverpool City Council we are welcoming a fresh team of people to help enhance the visitor experience.
Volunteers will play a key role in the day to day running of the exhibition space, making it a welcoming and friendly environment. No previous experience or specialist knowledge is required, as full training will be provided. All we ask for is commitment, an interest in art, and, above all, a willingness to be the face of PRESENCE: A Window into Chinese Contemporary Art for the public.
Your duties will include greeting and directing visitors around the exhibition, helping visitors to engage with the exhibition by providing background information on the artworks, and invigilating the gallery spaces.
In return for your time you’ll gain work experience and develop your skills, as well as the chance to improve your career prospects through networking, and a valuable insight into an art gallery setting. You will also be invited to social events and the end of exhibition party.
Travel expenses will be reimbursed up to £7.50 per day. We ask for a commitment of 1 day per week, 9:45 am – 5:15 pm, with a lunch break.
If you want to be part of this exciting project, please fill out the form below and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis.
FRONT OF HOUSE VOLUNTEER
Open Eye Gallery has a long established volunteer programme with a growing community focus. We are keen to encourage individuals from any cultural or educational background to apply we hope we can offer broad development opportunities. These range from;
- Microsoft Office
- Sage Bookkeeping
- Use of Point of Sale Systems
- Visual Merchandising
- Customer service
- Interpersonal development
- Public Speaking
- Leadership abilities
- Creative thinking
- Problem solving
- Research methodologies
- Organisation skills
Volunteers are an important and valued part of the Open Eye Gallery. Without volunteers Open Eye Gallery would not be able to offer high quality exhibitions and events to the public for free. We want to ensure that volunteering at Open Eye Gallery helps you to achieve your goals, whatever they may be, and most of all that you enjoy the experience and feel like part of the team.
Open Eye Gallery provides free access to high quality, innovative and thought-provoking contemporary art from around the world. Gallery volunteers are a part of this creative environment and work amongst a team of engaging, committed and creative individuals. Volunteers play a key role in the day to day running of the Gallery, ensuring it is a welcoming and friendly place.
Food and travel will be reimbursed up to £7.50 per day.
Please download the following documents to apply and send completed applications to email@example.com
We are inviting independent retailers, designers, illustrators and makers to submit pop-up shop proposals for our small, but perfectly formed gallery gift shop. We support local and regional artists/makers/creative entrepreneurs by offering a platform for promotion and sales. During 2014/2015 the gallery welcomed over 56,000 people to our exhibitions, we continually strive to offer our visitors something unique from our gallery shop.
We are looking for design conscious products to sell in our shop: books, stationary, homewear, gifts and everything in between! Your merchandise should sit well alongside our contemporary publications, cameras and photography accessories.
Please submit your proposals with a link to your website and images of your products together with pricing information to firstname.lastname@example.org