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FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT

Due to an internal staff movement, we have an opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join the Serpentine team!

The role of Financial Accountant will support the Head of Finance with all aspects of financial accounting and financial services, as well as ensuring an appropriate financial control environment is in place.  Producing the annual financial statements and information for auditors, along with Gift Aid and VAT returns, you will also be instrumental in ensuring the Gallery delivers its statutory reporting obligations.

You will be a qualified accountant with commercial acumen and experience of preparing financial statements.  With a creative and analytical mind, you will be able to evaluate data and communicate information effectively.  You will have excellent customer service skills and experience of delivering professional and efficient accounts payable and receivable services.

To view the Job Description, please click here.

To apply, please forward your CV, an optional Cover Letter and confirmation of your salary expectations to:  [email protected] with the vacancy title in the subject line.  Closing date for applications is Monday 7th May.

The Serpentine Galleries is an equal opportunities employer.  Our aim is to make sure that you (and other applicants) are not treated more or less favourably on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethinic origin, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.  

 

ASSISTANT DIGITAL CURATOR (PART-TIME)

Our staff are on the move within the Serpentine Galleries and as such, we are looking for an Assistant Digital Curator who is an organised and confident self-starter to assist the Digital Curator and Chief Technology Officer in the delivery of technology-driven projects and initiatives.  You will have significant creative input into the overall programme, assisting in organising and delivering all aspects of the Serpentine Galleries' digital commissioning series and digital projects including exhibitions of artists working with advanced technologies and early stage technical research and development.  You will also provide research support and assistance to the overall digital strategy of the Serpentine Galleries.  We encourage applicants from non-traditional art backgrounds.

The Assistant Digital Curator will work in close collaboration with the Programmes and Communications Teams to ensure the successful delivery of commissions, digital initiatives and support for cross departmental platforms, and will be primarily focused on the technical, logistical and relevant practical issues arising from the development and delivery of the digital programme.  

To be successful you will need to have a strong track record of working in a creative, fast-paced, cutting edge environment with digital and cultural workers.  It is also imperative that you have experience in multiple production and editing disciplines, including audio, video and image using the Adobe Creative Suite.

To view the Job Description, please click here.

To apply, please forward your CV, an optional Cover Letter and confirmation of your salary expectations to:  [email protected] with the vacancy title in the subject line.  Closing date for applications is Tuesday 1st May 2018.

The Serpentine Galleries is an equal opportunities employer.  Our aim is to make sure that you (and other applicants) are not treated more or less favourably on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethinic origin, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.  

 

GALLERY HOSTS (3-month Fixed Term Contract)

Looking for work this summer?  Why not join the Serpentine for our exciting summertime exhibitions!

This summer, the Serpentine Galleries presents a major exhibition of the artists’ Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s work, which draws on their history of barrel artworks.  Simultaneously, Christo will present The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake), a temporary floating sculpture on The Serpentine lake in Hyde Park from 18 June to 23 September.  

The project will be part of the Serpentine’s Summer Season which includes the Serpentine Pavilion 2018, designed by Frida Escobedo, and an exhibition by Tomma Abts at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery. 

The Role

Our Gallery Hosts welcome up to 1 million visitors every year.  They provide comprehensive information on the exhibitions, encourage donations, assist with the sale of merchandise, contribute to the delivery of events and ensure that visitors have a unique and memorable experience at the Serpentine Galleries, encouraging return visits.

Actively welcoming visitors to the Serpentine, our Gallery Hosts strive to create a welcoming, enlightening environment for people from all walks of life.  Engaging and friendly, you will have outstanding customer-service skills and previous retail sales experience.  You will be reliable, flexible, professional and diligent. 

Our normal hours of work are 9.30am to 6.30pm, Monday to Sunday.  The Serpentine Galleries also host a variety of morning and evening events, so candidates will need to have the flexibility to work 4 or 5 out of 7 days a week (4 & 8 hour shifts) and must be available to work on a rota basis between 7am and 11pm.  We are especially looking for people who can work on weekends and bank holidays.  The hourly rate is £10.20 with holiday entitlement being accrued daily.

Interviews

Please note:  If your application is shortlisted, you will need to be available to attend a group interview on Monday 21st May 2018.  There will also be a mandatory two-day induction and training session which you will need to attend on Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th June.  Attendance at the induction and training session is compulsory if you wish to work at the Serpentine during the summer months.  Your rostered start date will be within two weeks of these training days.

For further information, please click here.  

To apply, please forward your CV and the Availability Form to:  [email protected] with the vacancy title in the subject line.  Applications close on Wednesday 9th May 2018.

The Serpentine Galleries is an equal opportunities employer.  Our aim is to make sure that you (and other applicants) are not treated more or less favourably on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethinic origin, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.  

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