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Stanley Picker Traineeship

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Nina Davies, Precursing, detail, courtesy of Matt’s Gallery, London, 2023.

Nina Davies, Precursing, detail, courtesy of Matt’s Gallery, London, 2023.

Fixed-term position (5 months, April – August 2024)

2 consecutive days per week (to be agreed, Tuesday – Friday)

Bursary of £4,418.40 (equivalent to London Living Wage)

The deadline for applications is Sunday 25 February 2024 at 11:59pm

To apply, please download and complete an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form below and send it to info@mattsgallery.org using the subject line Stanley Picker Traineeship.

The Stanley Picker Traineeship is a unique opportunity for a recent graduate or postgraduate to gain valuable professional development experience, working as part of a gallery team.

Trainees get the opportunity to witness how our programmes are planned, developed and executed, from initial ideas and discussions to fundraising, installation, publicity, promotion, audience development and public accessibility.

The new Stanley Picker Trainee will support us on delivering an open ended, vibrant and responsive programme of exhibitions and projects with artists including Richard Grayson, Harminder Judge and Michelle Williams Gamaker.

Applicants should have a BA in a relevant subject, and be able to show enthusiasm for our work and an interest in working with artists to develop and realise their projects. They should have a strong desire to learn and develop within a professional gallery environment and will be required to demonstrate knowledge of the visual arts as well as strong administrative and communication skills.

Matt’s Gallery will prioritise applications from candidates from Black, Asian and ethnically diverse backgrounds, currently underrepresented in the Arts sector. Please only apply if you meet these criteria.

This professional traineeship is made possible with the continued generous support of the Stanley Picker Trust.

To apply please download the full details and application form here:

Role description (PDF)

Role description (MS Word)

Application Form (PDF)

Application Form (MS Word)

Monitoring Form (PDF)

Monitoring Form (MS Word)

Trustees

Matt’s Gallery is seeking new members for its Board of Trustees to support the continuation and development of its work in its new home in Nine Elms.

We are looking for proactive new members with an interest in contemporary art to join our board. We are especially interested in candidates based or active in the Wandsworth and Nine Elms areas, and particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and ethnically diverse backgrounds who are currently underrepresented in our organisation.

We are currently looking for individuals with knowledge or professional expertise in the following areas:

  • Accountancy and Finance
  • Audience Development
  • Environmental sustainability
  • HR

Trustees bring their expertise and professional experience to support Matt’s Gallery in achieving its aims and objectives. They provide leadership, advice and guidance to the staff and organisation.

Trustees serve for a 3-year term and attend approximately 4 meetings throughout the year in addition to an Annual General Meeting. They sometimes participate in and contribute to small working groups and subcommittees.

Candidates should be able to commit their time and enthusiasm and be an ambassador for the gallery.

In accordance with charities law, this is an unpaid position.

For more information please email info@mattsgallery.org.

If you are interested in become a Trustee please include a CV, covering letter and an equal opportunities monitoring form.