Pallant House Gallery is a leading UK museum that stimulates new ways of thinking about Modern British art from 1900 to now. Housed in a beautiful Grade 1-listed Queen Anne townhouse in the heart of Chichester with an award-winning contemporary wing, the Gallery presents a significant collection, exhibition programme and learning programme to a broad audience. Pallant House Gallery celebrated its 40th anniversary last year and this has marked the start of an exciting new chapter for the Gallery. This is a life-changing moment in the Gallery’s history as it embarks on an ambitious capital project to renew and expand its public spaces, to create a new Collections Centre for the internationally significant collection of Modern and Contemporary art, and to develop new spaces for award-winning learning and community activities and public programmes.
Pallant House Gallery now seeks to appoint an excellent Chief Operating Officer who will be responsible for the leadership of the Gallery’s operational delivery and commercial performance. This is a senior leadership role within the Gallery and the post holder will develop a motivated staff and volunteer workforce, continuously seeking to improve the quality of the visitor offer, achieving transformational change and enhancing the Gallery’s reputation for excellence across these areas. Candidates will have a strong operational delivery background with relevant experience in a similar context and bring outstanding leadership skills. They will also have experience of delivering a transformational project and be commercially astute, as well as have great communication skills and a demonstrable commitment to equality and diversity.
Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to Pallant House Gallery on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference EATABB. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on Friday 3rd February 2023.