Development Assistant

  • Job Reference: 164996_MOA
  • Date Posted: 9 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Modern Art Oxford
  • Location: Modern Art Oxford, OX1
  • Salary: £23,608
  • Sector: Administration, Education, Charity, Creative Arts
  • Job Type: Contract, Part Time
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description

Modern Art Oxford is one of the UK’s most exciting and influential contemporary art organisations, renowned for its bold and ambitious artistic programme that promotes diversity and internationalism and celebrates visual art as a progressive agent of social change.  For almost 60 years, Modern Art Oxford has brought some of the world’s most important artists to the city, and the UK, and has developed a reputation for championing emerging and under-represented artists. Each year the gallery welcomes 100,000 visitors, with more than 10,600 attendances to its creative learning and participation activities. A bold digital programme offers direct creative engagement to a further 200,000, extending the reach and impact of the organisation. Modern Art Oxford is committed to making contemporary art accessible and engaging to the widest audience and to promoting visual art in all its forms.  

Modern Art Oxford is committed to creating equality of opportunity for all and we value diversity in our team. As part of our Anti-racism Action Plan, we welcome applications from people from the global majority who are under-represented in the workforce in our sector.

Development Assistant
Location: 30 Pembroke Street, 0X1 1BP, Oxford
Salary: £23,608 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full-time – 40 hours per week including occasional evenings and weekends
Please note this post is office based at Modern Art Oxford.

Role
The Development Assistant plays an important role within a small team and as part of a high performing organisation. The role is suited to an individual with an interest in fundraising 

The post holder will support a broad portfolio of activity from daily record keeping duties to supporter engagement. They will be motivated, able to show initiative and work independently as well as liaise with colleagues from across departments to achieve common goals within tight timeframes. This will require clear communication, the ability to prioritise tasks, an adaptive and resourceful disposition.  

The Development Assistant is line-managed by the Senior Development Manager with fortnightly team check-ins.  

Benefits

- 25 days annual leave plus eight public bank holidays.
- Employees are entitled to up to a 25% discount in Modern Art Oxford Shop and Café.
- There is a staff discount and Employee Assistance Programme through Gemelli.
- An auto-enrolment pension scheme is in place with Legal & General. Under pension auto enrolment legislation, the employee will pay 5% (before tax relief) and the employer will pay 3% of qualifying earnings to the Legal and General plan.

Notes
Modern Art Oxford is one of the UK’s most exciting and influential contemporary art organisations, renowned for its bold and ambitious artistic programme that promotes diversity and internationalism and celebrates contemporary art as a progressive agent of social change.

Organisational Values
Modern Art Oxford aspires to the following values as an employer and organisation:

Welcoming
We are inclusive, caring, and respectful.

Ambitious
We are creative, resourceful and aspire to excellence.

Collaborative
We are dedicated to learning and are responsive and curious.

Conscientious
We act with integrity and are socially engaged and accountable.

Applications must be received by 5.00pm, Friday 22nd March 2024.
Initial Interviews planned for the week commencing 8th April 2024.

Interested?

If you would like to find out more, please click the apply button. You will be directed to our website to complete your application for this position.

Modern Art Oxford is committed to creating equality of opportunity for all and we value diversity in our team. As part of our Anti-racism Action Plan, we welcome applications from people from the global majority who are under-represented in our sector.

No agencies please.