Artist Assistant at Verity-Jane Keefe

Opportunity Closing Date: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:00

Visual artist working in public realm on a variety of projects is looking for a part time assistant.  To work one day a week, with more during live delivery of projects.

Currently working on the exit strategy for The Mobile Museum, a HLF funded partnership commission with a local authority archives, an artist residency in Thamesmead and a public art commission in Wiltshire.  Continuing an ongoing love affair with Outer London.

This position would suit an architecture or fine art graduate, interested in the grey area that exists between.

An incredibly varied role /

Sometimes in the studio, computer based (Illustrator / Photoshop / InDesign)

Sometimes doing very boring admin tasks

Sometimes doing some mapping

Sometimes running errands

Sometimes assisting in public workshop environments

Sometimes practical and hands on, working on site

Working on all aspects of my practice, either working one to one or self-directed.

Essential /

Excellent attitude, enquiring

Understanding and love of art practice

Ability to work with anyone - job requires the ability to make/maintain good relationships with members of various communities / professional environments

Proficient in Adobe - Illustrator / Photoshop / InDesign

Work to deadlines / work under pressure

Problem solving

Assist on all stages of planning, production and delivery.

Excellent eye for detail

Ability to work closely one-to-one and carry out tasks in a self-directed manner

Office Admin skills

Practical skills (model making / various degrees of construction)

Desirable /

Experience working as an assistant in creative sector

Budgeting experience

Website skills (to update and maintain the artist’s websites)

Arts management / admin: The role could expand to absorb more admin if specific applicants had the correct combination of experience.

An interest in archives

Architectural interest / knowledge


Must be self-employed and responsible for own taxes.

London living wage employer.

To apply, please email an up to date CV with one reference, portfolio and a brief covering letter on why you think you would suit the role to:

Deadline Wednesday 18th October, 5pm