The Photographers' Gallery believes that a diverse and equal society is essential for creativity, innovation and engagement and strives to ensure we offer an inclusive and welcoming environment for all those who work for, or with, us.
We want our workforce to reflect the communities and audiences we serve, and we actively encourage applications from all people, without discrimination. We acknowledge that ‘diversity’ relates to multiple considerations including, but not limited to, race, religion or belief, gender and sexual orientation, age, disability, civil status, pregnancy and maternity/paternity rights.
Director of The Photographers' Gallery
Applications are now open for the role of Director, of our Gallery.
We are now seeking an exceptional candidate to join us as our Director and lead the Gallery in its next chapter. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Director will be responsible for the strategic direction of the Gallery including the vision and practical delivery of its artistic programmes.
The Director will lead and inspire our staff and volunteers, oversee the continued development of our successful commercial and fundraising activities, and champion the Gallery and the medium of photography in the UK and internationally.
The ideal candidate will bring nuanced knowledge and experience of photography as a medium, and an understanding of constantly evolving and emerging forms of photography in a digital world. They will have a balance of creative and strategic mindsets, experience of successfully engaging diverse audiences, and a deep commitment to the values and ethos of the Gallery. In addition to this, candidates should bring an international outlook and an understanding of public cultural organisations, both within the UK and globally.
The Photographers’ Gallery is passionate about the enormous benefits of a diverse organisation. We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills and stories to join us and influence and develop our working practice. We are particularly keen to hear from global majority candidates, and candidates who self-identify as disabled.
Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to The Photographers’ Gallery on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference PABEKA. Alternatively, telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours).
Applications should be received by noon on Thursday 11th August 2022.