Artist Caretaker (Maternity Cover)

Fixed Term Contract: 3 August 2022–14 October 2023
Hours: 0.6 FTE (22.5 hrs per week, usually over 3 days, but working pattern varies depending on activity).
Salary: £16,800 per annum, (£28,000 pro rata).

Closing date for applications: Monday 6 June, 2022

Interviews: Friday 17 June 2022

We are seeking an experienced artist, artist-curator or artist-organiser to work alongside Ruth Claxton, Gavin Wade, the Eastside Projects team, and EOP members to devise, produce and deliver a dynamic programme of overlapping strands of activity that support our diverse membership and wider audiences including:

Public Programme – live and online events which introduce audiences to exhibitions, artists, ideas, and Eastside Projects.

EOP Programme – you will lead our artist development programme, supporting the membership of over 300 people with live and online activity like talks, workshops, toolkits, Crit Clubs, and 1-2-1’s

EOP Projects opportunities for EOP members to share work, develop their practice in public, and shape EOP including Summer Camp, annual EOP Members Project, Winter Art Fair, Still there are Seeds to be Gathered, and the EOP Thinkers.

Partnership Projects  You will lead on The Exchange and Kaleidoscope and support our contribution to The Syllabus.

This role is hands-on and delivery-focused. We are looking for someone who is a natural collaborator, who is attentive, who listens, takes note, reflects, and responds. You will have an active practice of your own, so have lived experience that you can draw on when supporting artists with diverse practices and backgrounds.

We particularly welcome applications from candidates who have Black, Asian or Global Majority heritage and/or who are from lower socio-economic backgrounds.

Find the full job description and details of how to apply in our application pack here:

Artist Caretaker Application Pack