Job Title

Deputy Director

Closing Date

15 September 2014

Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £28-32k Depending on experience

Open Eye Gallery is recruiting for the role of Deputy Director, seeking someone who can support the Director in consolidating and developing Open Eye Gallery’s current position in the cultural arena and bring skills, leadership, expertise, commitment, fair management, professionalism and enthusiasm to the organisation.

The Deputy Director works collaboratively with the Director to ensure that the gallery remains artistically ambitious and financially robust. The ideal candidate would have had previous and demonstrable experience in strategic and business planning, income generation and fundraising within a cultural institution whilst being able to deliver strong leadership in areas such as administration, finance and operations and liaise with the gallery’s key stakeholders.

Scrupulous and highly organised, the Deputy Director is a key role in Open Eye Gallery’s relatively small team. We expect candidates to look carefully at the Person Specification and Requirements necessary for carrying out the job, prior to submitting your application.

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To apply please submit your completed application form, along with our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, by 12 noon on Monday 15 September 2014

Open Eye Gallery is an equal opportunities employer and strives to ensure fair, unbiased and objective employment.

Job Title

Freelance Researcher

Closing Date

15 September 2014

The Northern Photography Consortium (NPC) is a group of 6 organisations funded by Arts Council England’s Catalyst programme: Impressions Gallery, Open Eye Gallery, Amber Side, Redeye, Look Festival and North East Photography Network. A key aim of the Catalyst programme is to support arts organisations to diversify their income streams and to build robust business models.

Three of these organisations, Impressions Gallery, Open Eye Gallery and Redeye: The Photography Network, wish to capitalise on their directional influence and knowledge of contemporary photography to explore the possibility of establishing a print sales business of original, limited edition photographs whose profits would support public programmes of the participating organisations. This group of three partners is seeking to appoint a consultant who can provide comprehensive research into establishing this print sales business.

Please submit your application by noon on Monday 15th September by email to:

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Job Title

Guest Retailer

Closing Date

Open Call

Open Eye Gallery invites independent retailers, designers, illustrators and makers to submit pop-up shop proposals for future guest retailer opportunities:

Open Eye Gallery supports local and regional artists/makers/creative entrepreneurs by offering a platform for promotion and sales in a small, but perfectly formed gallery gift shop located on Liverpool’s Waterfront.

If you are interested in embarking on a retail collaboration please submit your proposals with a link to your website and images of your products together with pricing information to katied@openeye.org.uk