We’re delighted that you’re interested in working with us here at MK Gallery. The enormous input and support we receive from our employees is central to our success as one of the UK's leading public galleries.
for freelance Associate Artists: Inclusive Practice in the Arts
MK Gallery is currently recruiting
for an expanded team of freelance Associate Artists to work with
learning staff on the delivery of MK Gallery’s Inclusive Practice in the
Arts Programme. This programme strand includes Art and Us, a weekly
programme for families with children aged 5+ with complex needs. Please take the time to carefully read this pack
considering whether the opportunity complements, and expands, your current practice,
along with your ability to support the programme and its development.
Please submit your CV, statement (max one side A4) and
recruitment monitoring form by 9am Wednesday 9 October 2019, to
Kay Stanford, Administrator & Development Coordinator, MK Gallery, 3
Theatre Walk, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 3PX. Or email to email@example.com Interviews will be held on Monday
14 and Wednesday 16 October.
note that this recruitment is specifically focused on freelance artists who
have a strong background in inclusive practice. Our general open recruitment
for new Associate Artists will be advertised in late 2019. Please keep an
eye out for details if this is of particular interest.
Download full application pack here: MK Gallery_IPA Associate Artists_ Application Pack_2019
Modern British Catering are looking to recruit for an experienced Café
Supervisor, with a proven track record in hospitality to work with our team at MK
Gallery and help deliver our exciting offer. Whilst we are looking for
obsessive foodies, we are equally passionate about the quality the coffee, the
temperature of our tea, and if you have the same levels of obsession and are
eager to progress your career, come and see us.
The Café is in the MK Gallery, which presents a cutting edge
contemporary art alongside Old Masters with a dynamic, diverse and stimulating
program across five large, beautiful gallery spaces and iconic event spaces.
Our catering offer within the gallery reflects this and our ethos, which is to
create a unique, vibrant, highly appealing and diverse menu served efficiently
by friendly and knowledgeable staff, in the café, bar and events spaces.
Key areas of responsibility:
- You will be responsible for
supervising a small team, for delivering the highest standards of customer
care and service.
- Ability to multi task and
help where it is need, on the floor, in the bar or making great coffee
- Attention to detail, high
standard in all areas, product, staff, training and the cafe
- Giving advice, guidance and
recommendations on products and menu selection to customers to ensure a
positive experience and repeat business.
- Ensuring adequate stock
levels of supplies and consumables for café area, managing orders and
- Managing queues and meeting
customer expectations, upsell to maximise profit.
- Ensure Health & Safety
and Food Safety compliance, as well as all aspects of quality control
Hours: 40 hours per week. The gallery is open 6 days a week,
Tuesday to Sunday. Normal Cafe opening hours are 11am to 7pm, in addition
to daytime and regular evening events.
To apply email a covering letter and CV to Supervisor Role at MK Cafe Bar
Submit a Project Space Proposal
The Project Space exhibitions programme is considered through a combination of selected proposals, invitations and collaborations. All exhibition proposals submitted by both individuals and groups must be based on a collaborative, learning based process. Proposals for solo/group artist exhibitions which do not demonstrate socially engaged practice(s) will not be considered. All proposals will be assessed individually against themes and exhibiting criteria. There is no age limit for applicants and proposals are invited from individuals and groups based in, or linked to, Milton Keynes and the surrounding region (within a 25 mile radius) only.
How to make an application:
After reading the Project Space pack please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a short statement (two sides of A4 max) or short film outlining your proposal for a Project Space exhibition as per the submission guidelines.
Commitment to equality and diversity
MK Gallery aims to have a workforce that represents a variety of backgrounds and cultures and can provide the relevant knowledge, abilities and skills for the organisation.
Anyone who meets the requirements of this job is eligible for employment within MK Gallery irrespective of age, disability, employment status, gender, health, marital status, sexual preference, membership or non-membership of a trade union, nationality, race, religion, social class or other non-job-relevant personal characteristics.
We make every effort to eliminate discrimination, direct and indirect, from our recruitment and selection process. Where applicable, reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment and selection process as required to reduce any potential barriers faced by applicants and to give them equal access to employment opportunities. For an informal conversation about working at MK Gallery please contact Kate Chadwick at email@example.com
or on 01908 558321.