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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 an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from applicants from a range of backgrounds.

Campaign Manager
Freelance opportunity
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YSP is seeking to engage a freelancer/organisation to work with us to inject energy and dynamism into our fundraising campaigns focusing primarily on promoting the ‘Walk of Art 2’, and also driving forward ‘Adopt a Tree’ and our emerging corporate business network. We are looking for a dynamic individual or organisation who has the drive and enthusiasm to increase sales of our key funding raising campaigns. Although the main focus for this contract is Walk of Art 2, developing campaigns to assist in raising the profile of our other current campaigns would be an important part of the brief. To be successful with this tender you/your organisation will have the ability to develop a fundraising strategy and campaign, identify leads, deliver against income targets and successfully initiate and make face-to-face asks for specific fundraising programmes.

This would be a four month fixed term contract for 22.5 hours per week, with a flexible approach according to work flow with a fixed contract fee of £5000. 

If you wish to discuss any aspects of this brief please email gemma.adams@ysp.org.uk

Second Chef
Permanent, full time
Salary up to £22k plus tips
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This is a fantastic opening for a Second Chef to join the team at our award winning centre, The Weston, in a glorious country location. Working full time to include bank holidays and weekends with great gratuities and a positive environment. The Second Chef would be expected to operate alongside the Head Chef. If you are a Second Chef who is welcoming, passionate and shares a love of good quality food then get involved in this great opportunity.

To apply for the role, applications must include a completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk.

If you would like to send a hard copy, please mark as confidential and send to: Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG
The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 12 August 2019

Commis Chef
Permanent, full time
Immediate start
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We are recruiting for a Commis Chef to support the Kitchen Manager with the management of all aspects of food preparation and production and assisting the smooth kitchen operation. Must have previous experience in food preparation and a good understanding of health and hygiene.

To apply for the role, applications must include a completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to HR@ysp.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is 10am on Sunday 18 August 2019


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 Officer
Tel +44 (0)1924 832511


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