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


 

DLWP X FLATLAND Studio Development Programme

April 2024 – March 2025

Who is it for?
• 4 East Sussex based artists who are in the first 15 years of their career.
• Artists who want to work within a supportive environment for one year to test out new ideas and engage with UK-based curators and gallerists.
• Artists who have experienced barriers in progressing their career

What’s on offer?
• A 50% subsidised studio at Beeching Road Studios (£125 per month plus VAT)
• Mentoring with Flatland Projects Director, Ben Urban and DLWP Head of Exhibitions, Joseph Constable
• Studio visits organised with UK-based curators and gallerists.
• Support to produce a studio-based project with an identified community group in Bexhill-on-Sea.
• Opportunities to participate in artist development workshops delivered by Flatland Projects

How to apply:
Please send the following to jobs@dlwp.com:
• Up to 5 images (max. 1MB per file or 1 PDF file up to 5 pages in length) or up to two moving image or sound files on a YouTube/Vimeo link (5 min length max each).
• CV (one PDF, max. two pages). Please ensure this includes your name, address, email address, phone number (optional), website (optional) and preferred pronouns. You are welcome to include an artist statement in this document.
• Completed Equal Opportunities form .
• Applications made in video or audio format are welcomed and should be sent to the same email jobs@dlwp.com

Application deadline: 18 March 2024, 9am GMT.

Download the Progamme description and Equal Opportunities form here:

 

 

DE LA WARR PAVILION X FLATLAND Curatorial Fellowship

April – October 2024

Who is it for?
• A curator in the first 5 years of their career, based in a commutable distance to Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex.
• Someone who demonstrates a desire to improve their knowledge and experience in delivering exhibitions, public programmes, and artist development programmes.

What’s on offer?
• £3000 Curatorial Fee (based on one-day per week over a 6-month period).
• The opportunity to work on exhibitions and public programmes across DLWP and FL, gaining hands-on experience and developing research.
• Budget to produce a public programme event attached to the DLWP x FL programme for 2024/25.
• Mentoring with Flatland Director, Ben Urban and DLWP Head of Exhibitions, Joseph Constable.

How to apply:
Please send the following to jobs@dlwp.com:
• A one-page statement (max. 500 words) that tell us:
o Why you are interested in this opportunity.
o What kinds of exhibitions, curatorial projects and/or engagement with artistic practice you have been involved in.
• CV (one PDF, max. two pages). Please ensure this includes your name, address, email address, phone number (optional), website (optional) and preferred pronouns.
• Completed Equal Opportunities form

Application deadline: 25 March 2024, 9am GMT.
Interviews: 8-12 April 2024 in Bexhill.

Download Fellowship details and Equal Opportunities form here:

 

 

FURTHER VACANCIES

We are currently offering opportunities in the following areas:

  • Café Bar & Kitchen

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

How to apply:
To apply, please fill out the application form and the equal opportunities form and email them to Jobs@dlwp.com

CAFÉ SUPERVISOR

Our Café team are seeking a full-time Café Bar Supervisor.

The purpose of the role is:

To ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Café Bar, Gig Bars and private events.
Manage the Team on a daily basis.
To ensure a quality experience for customers visiting the DLWP Café and attending performances and events.
To lead on the service aspect of a variety of private & corporate events.
To maximise income & profitability.

We’re looking for someone who has:

Excellent customer service skills
Previous supervisory experience
A “can do” attitude
Common sense
Integrity

This is a salaried post working 160 hours over a four week period – hours according to the needs of the business, rostered in advance. Salary on application. Immediate start.

 

To apply, please send your CV and Equal Opps form to Jobs@dlwp.com
Previous applicants need not apply.

 

 

 

 

 

WHY DO YOU LIKE WORKING AT THE PAVILION?

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 talentacc@dlwp.com

 

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Diversity

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.

Recruitment

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.