Art Fund
Kings Cross, Greater London (Hybrid)
£23,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Programme Assistant
Location: King's Cross, London
Contract length: Full time/Permanent
Start date: 20 May 2022
Other details: Salary – £23,000

Art Fund is the national fundraising charity for art. We believe that art can make you see, think and feel differently, and through our work we help make art more accessible to as many visitors as possible, wherever they are. We give grants to help museums and galleries acquire works of art for their collections, share them with wide audiences, and support the training and professional development of curators. We are supported by our growing membership of 130,000 through the National Art Pass, as well as the generosity of many trusts, foundations and other individuals.

As Programme Assistant you'll support the Programme team with the delivery of Art Fund's annual grant-making programmes by providing administrative assistance and fostering good relationships with our museum and art professionals network. Your key responsibilities will include responding to and redirecting enquiries received by the Programme team, processing grant applications and grant payments, assessing applications, preparing papers for trustee and panel meetings, producing and sending paperwork related to applications, troubleshooting and escalating technical issues reported by applicants, and keeping up to date and accurate records across Art Fund systems and databases.

Key Employee Benefits

  • Generous Annual leave – 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, with additional non-contractual office closure dates at Christmas.
  • Flexible approach to hybrid working
  • Free National Art Pass (NAP) - for yourself + another person of your choice.
  • Free Entry to Exhibitions
  • Life Assurance - cover for up to three times your basic salary.
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Pensions - Eligible employees are enrolled into the scheme with the exception of those who have contracts of three months or less. Art Fund contributes 8% of the basic annual salary during the first six months of employment or until probation is successfully completed, whichever is the later. At that point the contribution is increased to 10%.

Closing deadline: 13 June 2022

To Apply and for More Information:

If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the apply button to be directed to our website. 

We are committed to building our team and trustees from the broad range of backgrounds and experiences across the UK, valuing difference and diversity, and building a workplace based on shared values of equality and mutual respect.

We have ambitious plans for the future and will be holding ourselves to account and putting our principles into action, as we all work together to help bring about positive change and a fairer future for everyone. We therefore want to encourage applications from all races, ages, religions and sexual orientations, as well as parents, veterans, people living with any kind of disabilities and any other groups that could bring diverse perspectives to our organisation.

This post is London-based. Non-UK nationals will require current and valid permission to work in the UK.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 23 May 2022
Closed date: 13 June 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 160837_AF
Tags: Admin, Operations