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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.

Head of Finance

Full Time/ Permanent
Salary: £40,000 (depending on experience)

The De La Warr Pavilion is seeking an experienced and strategic senior manager to lead the finance function of the organisation and to support the Director/CEO in maintaining effective working relationships with core funders, the VAT adviser, auditors, lawyers and banks.

The successful candidate will have qualified or part-qualified with ACCA, ICAEW, ICAS, ICSA, or fully qualified with AAT, accountancy degree or qualified by experience.  Strong technical, analytical and communication skills are essential and experience working in a charity and an understanding of our business is desirable.

Deadline for applications:  Monday 23 August
Interviews: week beginning 30 August

Please download the full job description below.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send the application form and Equal Opportunities form (download below), along with your CV and a covering letter telling us why you are suitable for the role to exec@dlwp.com

The De La Warr Pavilion is an Equal Opportunities Employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive community in our workforce to reflect the diversity of our society.

Acting Head of Exhibitions

Full time/ 9 months (Fixed Term)
Salary: £35,000 p.a. (pro-rata)

The De La Warr Pavilion is seeking to recruit an Acting Head of Exhibitions to manage our 2021/22 exhibitions: Rock Against Racism : Militant Entertainment 1976-82 Alexi Marshall: Cursebreakers , Bassam Al-Sabah: I Am Error, Lucy Stein: Wet Room; a new commission with the Resolve Collective and an exhibition by Zineb Sadira.

You will manage relationships with artists and partners,  research, develop and deliver a new exhibition in the First floor gallery in summer 2022 and manage and deliver the existing 2021/22 exhibitions programme, as well as support the delivery of engagement programmes and the development of future business planning.

This is a fixed term post to reflect the fact that the De La Warr Pavilion is undergoing an exciting period of change that will inform a new vision and business plan for our future.

Deadline to apply:  Monday 23 August
Interviews : week beginning 30 August

Please download the full job description below.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send the application form and Equal Opportunities form (download below), along with your CV and a  covering letter telling us why you are suitable for the role to jobs@dlwp.com

The De La Warr Pavilion is an Equal Opportunities Employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive community in our workforce to reflect the diversity of our society.

Cafe Bar & Evening Gig Bar Staff

We are looking for hard-working and friendly casual staff for the Cafe/Bar

You would be required to work both busy daytimes in our Café and evenings in our Gig Bars for music and comedy events.

We offer:-
A friendly and professional environment
Flexible and fair hours
Working across a variety of events including music and comedy gigs, outdoor events, weddings and conferences
Barista training by a leading Coffee Company
Staff meals
Staff discount in DLWP Shop & Café
Staff get-togethers
Double time pay on Bank Holidays

Please send your CV and Equal Opps form to Eat.manager@dlwp.com

The De La Warr Pavilion is an Equal Opportunities Employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive community reflecting the diversity of our society.

Casual Auditorium Seat Crew

To work evenings removing/installing Auditorium seating, as required for events.

Must be over 18 years old to apply.

Please contact the Technical Manager at Matt.mcquade@dlwp.com with your completed CV and Equal Opps form.

Download the Equal Opportunities form here

The De La Warr Pavilion is an Equal Opportunities Employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive community reflecting the diversity of our society.

Cleaner

2 hours per day & additional ad-hoc hours

5 days per week on a rostered basis

To join our in-house team cleaning public and back of house areas.

Age 18+ with previous experience.

Please contact frontofhouse@dlwp.com with your completed CV and Equal Opportunities form.

Download the Equal Opportunities form here

The De La Warr Pavilion is an Equal Opportunities Employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive community reflecting the diversity of our society.

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.