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Set in 500 acres of historic parkland Yorkshire Sculpture Park seeks to provide a centre of regional, national and international importance for the creation and appreciation of modern and contemporary sculpture. We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

Current vacancies

YSP is a vibrant and dynamic not-for-profit arts organisation and the most important sculpture park in Europe. YSP attracts close to 500,000 visitors a year, and spans 500 acres of exceptional historic parkland, including lakes, woodland and galleries. It is regionally, nationally and internationally significant for its year-round contemporary and modern sculpture exhibition programme, which includes some of the world’s leading artists across six indoor galleries and the open air.


YSP values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Cleaners

Permanent, variable hours

Our Cleaning team provides a professional, efficient and effective cleaning service that enhances the appearance of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and supports a healthy environment. This role is working variable hours including weekends and bank holidays.

To apply for the role, applications must included a completed YSP Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
 
Applications can be sent by email to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk or by post, addressed to Jay Simpson, HR Manager, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG

Closing date for applications is 10am Monday 4 November 2019

Development

Head of Development – Maternity Cover
Full time, 12 months fixed term
Salary of up to £35k pa
Download the job description

YSP’s mission is to make great art accessible for all and none of our work would be possible without generous support from public bodies, grant giving organisations, businesses and individuals.

This 12 month role will give you an incredible opportunity to lead a dynamic fundraising team to achieve new investment that will make projects across the artistic, learning, heritage and landscape a reality. With the full support of the Executive and Senior Leadership Teams you will cultivate donor relationships, secure funds from trusts and foundations, and continue to build on the fundraising strategy to diversify income sources. It’s the perfect opportunity to drive your fundraising career forward and make a lasting difference to the work of Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

We seek a personable and driven person that can inspire colleagues and donors alike. The ideal candidate will come with a wealth of experience in a similar role.

To apply for the role, applications must include a completed YSP Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
 
Applications can be sent by email to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk or by post, addressed to Jay Simpson, HR Manager, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG

Closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 4 November.

Marketing and Communications

Communications Officer
Full time
Salary of up to £25k pa DOE
Download the job description

The Communications Officer is responsible for supporting YSP’s communications and audience development strategies with dynamic and innovative integrated media campaigns and the creation of insightful and informative content.  This includes engaging the media and audiences with YSP’s international programme of modern and contemporary sculpture.

The successful candidate will have:
– A strong track record of delivering high profile media campaigns
– Excellent written communication skills, with the ability to write effectively and with an attention to detail
– Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to act with confidence

To apply for the role, applications must include a completed YSP Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
 
Applications can be sent by email to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk or by post, addressed to Jay Simpson, HR Manager, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG

Closing date for applications is 10am Monday 28 October 2019
Interviews will take place on Thursday 13 November 2019

Marketing Officer

Full time
Salary of up to £25k pa DOE
Download the job description

The Marketing Officer will work closely with the Head of Marketing and PR and colleagues across the organisation to devise and deliver dynamic and innovative integrated marketing campaigns that engage audiences with YSP’s programme of modern and contemporary exhibitions and events.

The successful candidate will have:
– Experience of implementing marketing campaigns which have made a demonstrable difference, preferably in an arts, tourism or not-for-profit organisation
– Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to act with confidence
– Excellent written communication skills, with the ability to write effectively for a wide range of audiences, and with an attention to detail

To apply for the role, applications must include a completed YSP Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
 
Applications can be sent by email to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk or by post, addressed to Jay Simpson, HR Manager, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG

Closing date for applications is 10am Monday 28 October 2019
Interviews will take place on Friday 14 November 2019

Volunteering

The National Arts Education Archive (NAEA) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park are looking for a volunteer archivist for one day per week. Travel expenses (up to 40 miles) and a lunch voucher for YSP restaurant are given in exchange. In November 2018, the NAEA gained National Archive Accreditation and we are keen to build on this success by inviting someone with archive qualifications and expertise to join our dedicated team of volunteers.

Day in and day out, people volunteer in a multitude of ways to ensure that the Park is a success, and we're extremely grateful. Volunteering is a great way to be a part of Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s work.

Learn more about volunteering and how to apply

Alternatively, you can contact volunteers@ysp.org.uk


Get in touch

Jay Simpson, HR Manager
Tel +44 (0)1924 832511

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