Job Opportunity


Job Title: Office and Studio Coordinator


BACKLIT Gallery have a part-time opportunity for an experienced Office and Studio Coordinator to join the team. BACKLIT are at an exciting phase with future funding committed through the National Portfolio Organisation Scheme (Arts Council England) and future projects being developed with regional, national and international partners.


The successful candidate will have strong organisational and administrative experience, excellent communication and personable skills. Main duties include to oversee the day to day running of Backlit; to initiate and develop administrative and financial systems, assist with coordination of programming and project work, support artist studio administration, implement and maintain effective communication methods. A ‘can-do’ attitude and willingness to be flexible with regards to occasional evening and weekend work.


For a job specification and details of how to apply please follow link Office and Studio Coordinator Job Spec 1718


Deadline for application is Thursday 11th Jan 2018. Role to commence from February 2018.

Please note BACKLIT does not currently have disabled access.


The Volunteer Programme provides a platform for people interesting in gaining more experience within the arts sector, we generally recruit Volunteer Gallery Assistants during the lead up to an exhibition or event.

The Volunteer Gallery Assistants role is to oversee the security of the exhibition and monitor artwork to ensure the condition and quality is maintained. To ensure the gallery space is kept clean and tidy. To welcome and engage with visitors and to record audience numbers.

The Volunteer Programme Manager will be on hand when Volunteers are in post to offer support if required.  The Volunteers play a crucial role to the ongoing activity at BACKLIT.

We are looking for people who are interested in art, want to learn new skills and be part of a friendly team.

If you are interested in volunteering please fill in the form below. We will review your application and invite you to meet the Backlit staff to discuss interests and relevant experiences. Positions are allocated depending on availability and interests.

Please note we only accept applications from applicants who are 18 years of age or above.




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