Admin and Operations Officer
Ben Uri Gallery and Museum Limited
Start Date: immediate (post correct notice served)
Ben Uri is a registered charity and operates within the art museum sector. It focuses on the
following core areas:
- BURU – Ben Uri Research Unit recording the Jewish and immigrant
contribution to British visual culture since 1900.
- exhibitions on site, online and touring
- The Ben Uri Collection
- BUAD – Ben Uri Arts and Dementia Institute which is charged with developing fully
researched, accredited art interventions for the elderly living at risk of or with dementia.
Description: this role would suit a logical and creative problem solver who stays calm under
pressure and delivers on time.
Flexible 2 days (or the equivalent of 16 hours a week)
The potential of mutually agreed additional hours as required
Workplace pension scheme
Paid holiday entitlement pro‐rata of 28 days a year
Salary negotiable commensurate with responsibility and experience
Location currently at 108a Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, London NW8 0RH
Key organisational role reporting to Chief Executive and Head of BURU
Meaningful recent experience required in:
Leading a busy varied front and back office
Computer literacy in Microsoft or Apple and Google Suite
Web (Word Press) content inputting and mail chimp
String numeracy and invoice coding, payment and posting
Xero book‐keeping preferable
Email correspondence handling with strong letter writing skills
Commercial approach to sourcing and buying
Previous gallery or museum or charity employment is advantageous but not essential
Strong numerical and interpersonal skills with colleagues and visitors
Please send your CV with accompanying letter to David Glasser and Sarah MacDougall at
email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org, outlining your strengths and weaknesses and
explaining why fulfilling this important and senior role would meet your ambitions and our
New Research Unit Support Boards
Ben Uri is now establishing independent support Boards of between 4 and 6 persons for each of its Emigre Artist and Wellbeing Research Units to guide and fund both important and distinctive programmes.
We seek to recruit a distinguished practitioner or executive manager to Chair each Board who has genuine passion for the subject and proven expertise to agree objectives and budgets with the parent Ben Uri Charity Board and lead their units to successfully deliver and achieve preeminence in their sector and prominent national and international reputations.
In support, a small set of committed colleagues committed to the importance of their preferred cause, will be recruited to create a tightly knit cohesive team who have the knowledge, diversity of skills and determination to fund and develop their Research Unit.
Please send an introductory email,titled ‘Emigre Research or Wellbeing Research Unit Support Board’ your cause of interest and your distinctive skill sets and experience to Ben Uri Chair, David Glasser, at email@example.com
New Business Leaders
We originally planned our launch into the business world some time ago but it was put on hold as we continued negotiations, which if successful would have been transformative. These have now concluded and the ambitious prospect will not progress at least in the manner envisaged. We are now ready to push the start button and start the recruitment process again.
Have you sufficient time and desire to (re)enter the business world?
Ben Uri are ready to launch two new businesses and need your experience and drive to make them category dominant with profits going direct to the charity. These are success related opportunities.
The two business are:
Ben Uri Collection Reproductions and Limited Editions, Stationary and On-line Publications:
Ben Uri Art Lottery and Raffles:
How to apply
Please send an introductory email,titled ‘Ben Uri Publishing’ or Ben Uri Lottery’ explaining your distinctive skill sets and experience to Ben Uri Chair, David Glasser, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please send your CV to Chairman David Glasser at email@example.com
Ben Uri operates an ongoing internship programme across a wide range of disciplines. Find out more
We are looking for a range of people from diverse backgrounds with specific skill sets to further our public engagement on Art, Identity and Migration.
We seek a broad range of skills and experience in our new board members in the following areas:
- Marketing, PR, Digital & Social Media: to ensure active and best practice across our current communications and marketing campaigns
- Finance: to help create innovative secure opportunities for supporters and investors to commit to the revenue and capital needs of the museum
- Business to Business: to help refine and expand our Preferred Partnerships programme, guiding marketing campaigns with business partners in return for funding
- Fundraising: to lead / guide revenue campaigns across each division of the charity and liaise and develop business partners
If you are interested in discussing further please email the Chair, David Glasser to firstname.lastname@example.org with a short CV detailing your specific areas of interest and expertise.
Note: Ben Uri do not offer work experience placements