The Penwith Gallery in St Ives is recruiting for the new post of full-time Gallery Manager – for application details please see the full job description – deadline 10am on Monday 13th January 2020.
The Penwith Society of Arts was founded in 1949 by a group of artists in St. Ives, under the distinguished leadership of Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Bernard Leach; it now has a unique complex of buildings in Back Road West, including public galleries, artists’ studios and workshops. The galleries present year-round exhibitions by Members and Associates of the society, as well as exhibitions by other artists from Cornwall and artists from further afield. The Penwith is part of a unique cluster of visual arts activity in St Ives, working with other partners such as Tate St Ives, Porthmeor Studios, the St Ives School of Painting, the St Ives Archive and a range of other galleries.
We seek an experienced administrator with a real interest in and enthusiasm for art as well as experience in finance, marketing and sales. The Manager will oversee our gallery operations and must have the management skills to control the gallery’s budget, manage and schedule the gallery staff, plan gallery schedules, set deadlines and so on as well as ensuring a welcoming attitude to everyone who comes to the galleries.
Full Job Description: Penwith Galleries Ltd – Gallery Manager JD Dec 2019 final
Closes: Monday 13th January 2020.