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Assistant Curator

Full time, permanent
£24,000 p.a.

We are seeking an experienced Assistant Curator to work with the team on the delivery of multiple exhibitions and projects and an integrated public programme of activities and events for different ages and audiences. The Assistant Curator will support the Exhibitions department and wider Programme team (Live, Learning & Participation) to realise ambitious projects, from research and development to installation and evaluation.

DLWP presents six exhibitions a year across our two galleries, augmented by an integrated Learning & Participation programme of activities. We present work that is engaging and relevant to our audiences, working with leading and emerging UK and international artists to commission and present work, as well as presenting historic exhibitions, often developing collaborative / touring partnerships with national and international institutions.

The successful candidate will be someone with exceptional organisational and communication skills, who works well with a team, has impeccable attention to detail and a good knowledge of contemporary art and debate.

Deadline for applications: Monday 7 October,  9am
Interviews will take place in Bexhill
First interview: Friday 11 October
Second interview (if applicable) : Wednesday 16 October, afternoon

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How to apply:
Please send an application form, CV, equal opportunities form and accompanying letter telling us a little more about yourself and your suitability for the role to

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Café Bar Team Leader/ Co-ordinator

Ready for the first stage of your career in hospitality management? Here’s the perfect opportunity!

We want energetic, forward thinking people to join us, sharing your experience and bringing new ideas.

We operate morning, noon and night, running live gigs, outdoor events, weddings and conferences, alongside our busy daytime Café.

Must be over 18 years old to apply.

To apply, please email your CV and contact details by Friday 6 September to:

Closing date Friday 20 September 2019.

Download the Job Description here.

Main responsibilities & duties
  • Taking the lead in planning and executing the hospitality aspect of events liaising with other departments within the organisation
  • Setting up and operating the Bars and supervising the team on Gig nights
  • Cashing up and completing daily check sheets at the end of the shift
  • Working in the main Café on non-event days
Personal spec & requirements
  • Excellent people & customer service skills
  • Previous experience in a fast paced hospitality bar/venue
  • A passion for food and an interest in drinks trends
  • Tact, common sense & initiative
  • Sense of humour!

Café Bar Staff (Casual)

We are hiring casual staff to work busy hours in our Café Bar during the day and gig bars for our live events, day and nights.

We offer:
A friendly and professional environment
Flexible & fair hours
Working across a variety of events – Live gigs, outdoor events, weddings and conferences
Barista training by leading Coffee Company
Staff meals
Staff discount in DLWP Shop & Café
“Star of the month” prize
Staff get-togethers
Organised trips to breweries, food suppliers and exhibitions
£8.21/£7.70 hourly rate
Double time on Bank Holidays

Full Job Description here

Casual Auditorium Seat Crew

Required to work evenings removing & re-installing Auditorium seating and setting up furniture for events. £Nat living/minimum wage

How to apply

Contact Mat McQuade at


Our programme is supported by a dedicated team of volunteers. Volunteering is a great way to learn new things, meet people, share skills and feel good.


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Work Experience

We host occasional work experience placements to support vocational studies, and enable students to apply and develop knowledge of cultural institutions and employability skills.

If you are interested in undertaking work experience at the De La Warr Pavilion, please contact Grace Clements on

Internships & Apprenticeships

We are sorry but there are currently no vacancies for internships or apprenticeships at this time. Please look out for opportunities on our social media.

About Internships and Apprenticeships

The De La Warr Pavilion Internship Programme is an opportunity for students and graduates to join our programming team for a placement of up to three months. Our aim is to offer young people skills development alongside the experience of working within the arts sector, making a valuable contribution to our planning and delivery of the artistic programme. The experiences gained from internships with us may play a key role in shaping someone’s future, either by helping them make career choices or by opening up job opportunities.

The De La Warr Pavilion currently employs a Digital Marketing apprentice from Dv8 Sussex, a College for young people who want to get ahead in the Creative Industries.  Our apprentice this year is 19-year old Tara Neville who works with us 4 days a week as part of her Advanced Apprenticeship in Digital Marketing. You can read what Tara gets up to in her own words, here

How to apply

We will advertise the specific internship opportunities in this section of the website and through other appropriate networks. Please refer to the specific internship briefs below for further details on how to apply once they are posted.

We regret that we are unable to accept speculative CVs sent outside of these advertising periods, so please wait until the adverts are posted otherwise your application will not be accepted.