Current vacancies

Visual Arts Assistant (full time)

£15,356 - £16,289 per annum, depending on skills and experience
Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Visual Arts Assistants are a first point of contact for visitors to Lakeside and must demonstrate the highest standards of customer care at all times, as well as an enthusiastic and knowledgeable approach to the programme of exhibitions and shop merchandise.
Visual Arts Assistants are responsible for the safety of exhibitions and displays, including building security, the supervision of Front-of-House Assistants and occasional gallery/museum invigilation.   The post also includes exhibition installation; the handling of high-value and fragile works of art, craft and museum objects; craft and merchandise sales and related administration at the Gallery Shop. 
Candidates must be able to demonstrate a commitment to high standards of customer care, have a demonstrable interest in and knowledge of the visual arts, be computer literate and confident and skilled in using hand tools.   

Hours of work are 36.25 per week (rotas change for each exhibition), including working every other weekend. During installation weeks and at other busy periods, the person appointed will be required to work additional hours.  

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Closing Date: Tuesday 29 November

Interview Date: Thursday 8 December

Informal enquiries can be addressed to


Box Office & Sales Assistant (x 2 posts, part-time) 

£15,356 to £16,289 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience
Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

We are looking for 2 new part-time team members to join our talented Sales & Customer Service Team. The role holders will be informed advocates for Lakeside's diverse programme of visual, performing and participatory arts, the Museum of Archaeology and Manuscripts & Special Collections, and will be confident promoters of our annual giving scheme, donations and ticket round-ups. Fully trained in the use of Tessitura CRM, they will be able to provide regular reports to the programming team and or artists/their agents as required, and will be encouraged to develop their understanding of the technical aspects of Tessitura. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Ian Perry, tel: 0115 846 7378 or email
Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. 

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Closing Date: Wednesday 7 December 


Marketing and Communications Manager 

Nottingham Lakeside Arts (NLA), External Relations, University of Nottingham
APM Level 3 £22,249 to £26,537 (standard max) 

Nottingham Lakeside Arts is the University of Nottingham's public arts programme delivering high quality experiences across the visual, performing, participatory arts, Museum of Archaeology and Manuscripts & Special Collections.

A key contributor to ensuring the success of Lakeside's diverse programme, the role holder will work closely with Nottingham Lakeside Arts' Head of Marketing & Audience Development to plan and implement, monitor and evaluate, marketing, sales and communications campaigns across Lakeside's multi-art form and museum brief. 

S/he will have demonstrable arts marketing experience, will be a Tessitura CRM champion, and will use data analysis to deliver targeted and effective marketing campaigns to maintain existing audiences and encourage new audiences to engage with Lakeside. S/he will be passionate about the arts and will work closely with External Relations colleagues in Marketing, Communications, and Recruitment to capitalise on joint initiatives, shared expertise and knowledge. 

Role profile and online application 

Closing Date: Monday 12 December 

Interview Date: Monday 19 December