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Executive Assistant to Director, Tate Britain and Director of Collections, British Art

This vacancy is closed and is displayed for reference only. 


Opportunity type:Permanent, Full-time 

Working hours:36 hours per week 

Salary:£33,106 per annum 


Closing date:06 June 2022 at midnight 

The aim of Tate is to promote public understanding and enjoyment of art from the 16th century to the present day, and of international modern and contemporary art. This is an opportunity to be involved at the heart of Tate’s work supporting the Director, Tate Britain and the Director of Collection, British Art.

The Curatorial Department, Tate Britain is responsible for researching and building Tate’s collection of British art and the delivery of a programme of exhibitions and displays at Millbank.

With at least 3 years’ experience as a PA or Senior PA in a similarly complex, rapidly changing environment, you will have excellent interpersonal, communication, IT and administrative skills. You will take responsibility for a wide range of administrative and secretarial tasks, forming an integral part of a successful department.

As a highly organised individual you will take a methodical approach to prioritising and coordinating tasks. This role will provide the ideal opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge of the workings of a major arts organisation, especially the process of delivering curatorial projects.

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Application Information

If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please apply online. Please also refer to our Guidance Notes that can be found below.

Successful candidates will have access to a range of benefits, including 25 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 27 days pro rata after 3 years of service; an extra day off for your birthday each year; a cycle to work scheme; opportunities for blended and flexible working; free access to Tate exhibitions and other museums and galleries; Life Assurance; and a ‘Defined Contribution’ pension scheme with generous employer contributions. Successful candidates who are already members of the Civil Service Pension Scheme or have recently left the scheme may be eligible to remain as members of this scheme instead.