The De La Warr Pavilion is a progressive centre for arts and entertainment located on the coast of South East England.

We present and produce a diverse programme of exhibitions, live music and comedy, talks, tours, participatory workshops and online events for as wide an audience as possible. We are proud to present international, national and locally-based artists and performers at the Pavilion. See our full programme here.

Details of all our current vacancies are below.

Our Diversity and Inclusion statement can be found at the bottom of this page.

Please note, you must be 18+ to apply for jobs advertised at De La Warr Pavilion



De La Warr Pavilion is running an artistic programme for two local artists to develop their socially engaged practice across the upcoming academic year. We are looking to appoint two artists to deliver a programme of activity for school holidays during 23/24. We will select two artists who must work together to expand their practice a duo and deliver creative workshops over four school holidays; Autumn school holiday, February school holiday, Spring school holiday and May school holiday. Workshops must respond to themes in the exhibitions on display.

To learn more, please download the description below.

To apply, please fill out this form

Deadline to apply: 23 September 2023




Working with the Café Bar Manager, we are looking for someone to take lead responsibility for the hands on management of the evening bar operation for Live Performances and Outdoor Festivals.


Application closing date: Sunday 17 September

Interviews: Friday 22 September

To apply, please send your CV and Equal Opps form to

Full job description and Equal Opportunities form can be found below:




The De La Warr Pavilion is seeking a friendly, hands-on and hard working supervisor for its busy Café Bar & Kitchen which is the social hub of the Pavilion and its community. The Supervisor will ensure excellent customer service from the team, identify income opportunities and implement new business initiatives when required.

Application closing date: Sunday 17 September

Interviews: Friday 22 September

To apply, please send your CV and Equal Opportunities form to

Full job description and Equal Opportunities form can be found below:









We are currently offering opportunties in the following areas:

  • Fundraising
  • Café Bar & Kitchen

Most posts require weekends, evening and bank holiday working. We pay above national minimum wage.

How to apply:
Job Descriptions and contact details below
Send your details to the email address given, along with an Equal Opportunities form (below)







Full time, permanent
£30k pa

We are seeking an agile and diligent individual who can work with the team to achieve fundraising targets, administer grant applications and deliver and grow our Members and Patrons Scheme.

You should have good fundraising knowledge, be an excellent communicator (written and in person) and a strong administrator.

Please fill in the application form, Equal Opportunities form and send to us, along with your CV and a covering letter to




Filmmaker James Bloomfield asks the People of the Pavilion “so, why do you like working here?”

Watch this short video to find out what they said.
(James also used to work behind the bar here at the Pavilion!)

We are always looking for volunteers to help us with the practical side of our programme.  You might assist an artist run a workshop for children or adults, stewarding for one of our many community events or helping behind-the-scenes. Some of our long-standing volunteers run tours of the building!  Benefits include discount in our Cafe Bar and social events as part of the De La Warr Pavilion team.

If you are interested in finding out more, please contact




At the De La Warr Pavilion, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community that reflects the diversity of our society as fully as possible. 

A community of staff, residents and audiences where everyone feels valued, where their contribution matters and where they can reach their full potential, irrespective of their background, identity or circumstances.


We are at the beginning of a journey with the objective to ensure the diversity of all our staff – including volunteers and trustees – reflects our society as fully as possible.

We are in the process of reviewing our organisation’s approaches to equality, diversity and inclusion and are committed to offering awareness and insight to all our staff.

We are committed to ensuring we are hiring people that reflect the South East in its broadest form and we have identified through internal monitoring, areas that require improvement. 

We are currently taking action to improve representation from Black, Asian and ethnically diverse, LGBTQ+ and lower socio-economic communities and those with a disability. 

We welcome applications from the above under-represented groups.

Please contact us if you need assistance with inclusive formats to the application process.