Opportunities

We are always looking for enthusiastic people who share in our vision and can help us achieve our mission. Maybe you could be a part of our team or support us by volunteering with us! Artcore’s success depends on the hard work and enthusiasm of its staff and volunteers. Working at Artcore presents inspiring opportunities, including the chance to discover new hobbies, take part in community projects and even create works of art of your own.

Artcore receives enquiries regarding job vacancies, work experience, work placements and volunteering. All our available opportunities are advertised in this section of the website. We can notify you of new opportunities as they arise if you sign up to our newsletter.

Job Opportunities

Operations and Programme Manager

Location: Artcore Derby
Position: Full Time

Artcore operates as a cultural hub in Derby, fuelling active engagement for various communities in Derby, East Midlands and beyond, to enhance lives by sharing knowledge and skills through art and helping individuals to understand the benefits of art. We are committed to bringing arts and crafts activities into the lives of people of all ages, abilities and ethnic backgrounds.  Our focus is on providing contemporary, innovative and quality services in four core strands:

  1. Art in Modern Culture
  2. Art in Health and Well-being
  3. Art in Education and Learning
  4. Art in the Community

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented and experienced Manager looking to play an important role in supporting the creative programme at Artcore.

The post holder should have experience of cultural organisations, preferably visual arts, and be capable of working alongside artists and curators – working in an Arts Environment. You will manage and maintain the delivery of our various projects and exhibitions as part of the Artcore Senior Management Team and to head up all aspects of the day to day running of Artcore office. We are looking for someone with strong project management skills, highly organised, and able to balance multiple projects and priorities.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity please download the job spec.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 19th May 2019
Potential Interview dates: Date to be confirmed –  May 2019

Anticipated start date for role: 3rd June 2019

To apply please send your current CV and a covering letter to info@artcoreuk.com or post it to Artcore, 3 Charnwood Street, Derby DE1 2GT


Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering at Artcore can boost self-confidence and motivation. Working as part of our group will give you the chance to build communication skills, meet new people and learn how to work in a team. In terms of your career, Artcore can help your CV stand out from the rest. Volunteering shows commitment and passion, which are qualities that any employer will appreciate. Volunteers can gain official recognition for their efforts, for example in the form of a Inspired award. Artcore volunteers have been acknowledged by certificates and a fantastic job reference. Volunteering can open up exciting opportunities; in the past Artcore volunteers have obtained work placements in Italy, Malta and Spain.

Our volunteers contribute to the community and have the chance to make a positive impression on the lives of the people they work with. Volunteers have the opportunity to inspire people. Volunteering at Artcore will give you the opportunity to gain skills and confidence, expand your horizons and build new and lasting relationships.

If you are interested in applying for any of these positions, please send your CV to: info@artcoreuk.com

Artist

Volunteers will work on visual arts projects, working alongside other artists to deliver projects. Volunteers will gain experience working in a variety of mediums with a variety of people and experience different cultures and styles. Mediums used include plaster, clay, mosaic and painting. Volunteers must be enthusiastic, hard-working and motivated. An interest in art is essential. Experience of working in this field would be advantageous.

Fundraiser

A volunteer position is available for fundraising for a non-profit organisation

Administration Assistant

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a non-profit organisation as an administration assistant. The role entails providing general administrative support, greeting visitors and responding to a broad range of enquiries. Tasks will include drafting and sending out documents, taking notes of meetings and producing minutes, dealing with enquiries and maintaining the filing system.

Support Assistant

Volunteer to offer general support. Applicants are required to be flexible and work in all areas. This includes office based administrative tasks, housekeeping, and hands-on tasks.

Graphic Designer

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a non-profit organisation as a graphic design apprentice. The role involves working on design projects from concept to completion as well as providing constructive feedback on other design projects.

Painter and decorator

Volunteers will carry out painting, decorating and hands-on tasks at Artcore premises. These will include building maintenance, preparing exhibition space and installing the exhibitions themselves.

Apprenticeship Opportunities

Currently we do not have any apprenticeship opportunities. Please check back later.