Position: Volunteer Museum Artist Research internshipOrganisation: Ben Uri Gallery and Museum
Location: St John’s Wood, London NW8 0RH:
Start date: to be agreed.
Job Type: Research internship as part of Ben Uri Research Unit for the study of the Jewish and immigrant contribution to British visual art since 1900. Preferred commitment 3 days a week over the 4-month internship.
Travel expenses fully reimbursed for monthly travel card covering London Zones 1-6.
Ben Uri Gallery and Museum has new intern opportunities within the Ben Uri Research Unit. We are pleased to offer serious learning opportunities for those who are principally interested in developing careers within the academic art research arena. This internship will offer the chance to see and be involved in a wide range of activities that contribute to the development of the country’s first digital resource recording the important contribution of immigrants to British visual arts since 1900. Ben Uri is focussed on three major programmes; Research and documentation of the Jewish and immigrant contribution to British visual arts since 1900: The Ben uri Collection including exhibitions; Arts and Dementia Institute focussing on researching art interventions for those living with dementia. Ben Uri focused on Identity and Migration through Art and is committed to developing a major digital presence. We operate locally, nationally and internationally. Please
see www.benuri.org.uk for further information.
The internship will ideally be for a four-month period across three days per week. This learning opportunity is voluntary and unpaid, but monthly travel card expenses within London zones 1-6 will be met in full.
Each intern has a £50 allowance to attend fee-based training as well as the opportunity, if available and relevant, to attend other training/development external courses.
Ben Uri employs an independent intern mentor who alongside line management is committed to developing the benefits of the intern programme.
This voluntary internship offers a unique opportunity to learn and build experience within a small team across every aspect of a small purposeful museum’s operations.
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
The successful applicant will have already identified the art arena as their preferred career choice. You will be practical, analytical, logical, fast learning, self- motivated, well organised, able and an engaging communicator. A high degree of computer literacy is essential and you will have good proficiency in Microsoft and Google Suites.
To apply please send a CV and one-page covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and share with us your ambitions and why you are the right person to be selected for this learning and career progression opportunity. Please quote the job reference ‘Volunteer Research Unit Internship’ in the email subject line.
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