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Publications Manager
Whitechapel Gallery

Opportunity closes: 29th Aug 2022
Type: Fixed-Term Job
Based: London
Salary: £30,000.00 to £32,000.00

Website: whitechapelgallery.org
Instagram: @whitechapelgallery

Publications Manager

  • Do you enjoy being part of a creative and commercial team?
  • Are you experienced in the production and distribution of publications?
  • Have you got demonstrable skills in copy editing and proof reading?
  • Do you enjoy managing and delivering projects?

We are looking for a meticulous and organised Publications Manager to be wholly responsible for the production, sale and distribution of the Documents of Contemporary Art series, and to provide support and expertise to our Curatorial colleagues in the production and distribution of Exhibition Catalogues. Your income-generating role in the Whitechapel Gallery Ventures team will provide a vital contribution towards supporting the ongoing work of the Gallery including its world-class programming.

You will bring skills in copy editing and proof reading as well as having a firm grasp on copyright clearance and distribution processes. Meticulous organisation and attention to detail will underpin your ownership of publications stock management and reporting, whilst a passion for project management will make you a deadline-driven multitasker. An understanding of current debates in contemporary art and culture will support your work on delivering our internationally recognised Documents of Contemporary Art series.


Conditions of work:

  • One-year fixed term, part-time contract (open to discussion around contracted
  • days/hours, expected 3/4 days per week)
  • Hours of work: 9.30am – 5.45pm, Monday to Friday
  • Salary: £30,000 - £32,000 full time equivalent; pro rata upto 4 days per week
  • The period of notice is 2 months in writing on either side
  • Probation period: 6 months

For further information, please refer to the job description, which is available to download from our website.

How To Apply

Please complete the application form and equality & diversity monitoring forms, available to download here,and return to [email protected] by midnight on Monday 29th August.

The Whitechapel Gallery strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, ethnic minority, and/or disabled applicants as these groups are currently underrepresented in the Arts sector.

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