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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.
 

Marketing and Communications


Design Assistant
Permanent, 18 hours per week
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The Marketing and PR team is responsible for raising the profile of Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) and for promoting all aspects of YSP’s work, including exhibitions, events, learning programmes, heritage and landscape, catering and retail.
 
We are currently looking to recruit a part-time Design Assistant to support the Marketing and PR team in the delivery of marketing and PR campaigns.  The Design Assistant’s work will focus primarily on the design and production of marketing collateral following agreed templates and YSP’s brand guidelines, and assisting with digital and administrative tasks.
 
This would be an amazing opportunity for someone looking for a first career step into the world of marketing or a student wanting to gain experience whilst studying. 
 
The ideal candidate will be proactive with a keen eye for detail and a willingness to learn.
 
For more information, please see the job description.
 
To apply for the role, please send a completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to HR@ysp.org.uk.
 
Closing date for applications is 10.00am Monday 27th January 2020.
 

Interviews will take place week commencing 3rd February 2020.
 
Yorkshire Sculpture Park values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Learning


Learning Public Programmer

3 year Fixed Term Contract, 22.50 hours per week (3 days)
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Learning team.  Supporting the Head of Learning in the planning, organisation and delivery of YSP’s Learning programme, to develop and expand the income generating Adult Learning Public Programme.  Responsibilities will include researching and developing an exciting programme of creative life-long learning.  The ideal candidate will have proven experience of developing and delivering successful income generating creative public programme.
 
For more information, please see the job description.
 
To apply for the role, please send a completed application form, a current CV and an equal opportunities monitoring form by email to HR@ysp.org.uk or by post addressed to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.
 
The closing date for applications is 10.00am Monday 3rd February 2020
 
Interviews will take place Monday 17th February 2020
 
Yorkshire Sculpture Park values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


Community and Access Engagement Programmer
2 year Fixed Term Contract, 22½ hours per week
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The Community and Access Engagement Programmer will support the Head of Learning in the planning, organisation and delivery of YSP’s Learning programme, ensuring all Community and Access engagement activity closely aligns to the YSP exhibition programme.  Responsibilities will include to develop a new programme of community and access engagement that responds to YSP Collection and exhibition programme.  The ideal candidate will have proven experience of developing arts engagement and creative learning experiences for community and access audiences, responding to collections and changing exhibition programmes.
 
For more information, please see the job description.

Application Guidelines:
 
To apply for the role, please send a completed application form, a current CV and an equal opportunities monitoring form by email to HR@ysp.org.uk or by post addressed to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.
 
Closing date for applications is 10.00am Monday 3rd February 2020
 
Interviews will take place Friday 14th February 2020
 
Yorkshire Sculpture Park values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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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