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Front of House Assistant at Workplace Foundation

Updated: 16 August 2022

The Front of House Assistant will be responsible for providing a warm welcome to all visitors and ensuring the smooth and safe day-to-day running of our two gallery spaces, library and communal area. The Front of House Assistant will be the front facing member of the team to visitors. This role supports the full team by assisting on a range of administrative tasks, and will be responsible to the General Manager. Working hours will include Saturdays when the exhibition programme is live.

Eligibility: Anyone

What you get:

  • Job Title: Front of House Assistant
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • Type: Full time, fixed term one year
  • Salary: £10.00 per hour (above real living wage), PAYE or freelance depending on preference
  • We provide unconscious bias training for all staff. We provide equality & diversity training for all staff

Deadline 06 September 2022

Workplace Foundation, Newcastle upon Tyne

The British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) is seeking to appoint a Communications Assistant to support the Communications Manager with the effective delivery of marketing and communications campaigns and activities, linked to key strategic plan priorities. The role will also support general office administration tasks where capacity allows.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with a proactive and innovative approach to join the team of one of the UK’s leading ceramics organisations.

Our Vision – Making change through clay.
Our Mission – To develop, sustain and expand innovative ceramics practice and improve lives together with artists and creative communities.

Eligibility: An individual with a proactive and innovative approach to Marketing and Communications, able to work from Stoke-on-Trent. Salary: £20,000 p/a Contract: Permanent contract for 1 FTE (35 hours delivered over 5 days per week)

What you get:

  • Title: Communications Assistant
  • Reports to: Communications Manager
  • Salary: £20,000 p/a
  • Contract: Permanent contract for 1 FTE (35 hours delivered over 5 days per week)
  • Location: Based at Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent

Deadline 12 September 2022

British Ceramics Biennial


Pumpkin Carver at Jack O Lantern World

Updated: 12 April 2022

We are looking for artistic people of varying skill levels to help us carve thousands of, primarily, foam Jack O'Lanterns. Carve full time or part-time starting April 18th. It is going to take a lot of carvers, so whether you are:

  • An artist looking for contract full time work.
  • A student looking for part time work.
  • A hobby artist looking for part-time work or looking to carve pumpkins after their normal job,

Please reach out to us during the day or in the evening.

We are located in Lake Zurich, IL! Please email Cindy at cindy (at) allcommunityevents (dot) com if you are interested in being one of our carvers.

Eligibility: 16+, any expertise in art or medium. Must be local to Illinois + be able to commute to carving location.

What you get: Pay varies depending on commitment.

Deadline 30 September 2022

Jack O Lantern World, Lake Zurich, IL

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