Opportunities

Liverpool Biennial is the UK biennial of contemporary art. Taking place over 15 weeks across the city in public spaces, galleries, museums and online, the Biennial commissions artists from around the world to make and present work in the context of Liverpool.

We are currently recruiting for a PA to Director and Education Assistant. Follow us on social media and subscribe to our monthly newsletter to be the first to hear about upcoming vacancies. We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


PA to Director

Salary: £23,524 – 25,625 (depending on qualifications and experience)
Full-time (may consider part-time), permanent contract

We are looking to appoint a PA to Director to join the Liverpool Biennial team. You will support the Director in the successful delivery of the Biennial’s objectives, working closely on a one-to-one basis and dealing with organisational, secretarial and administrative tasks to ensure that matters are dealt with efficiently. You will have a good knowledge of the Biennial’s operations and external relationships, and have the ability to liaise with key personnel with discretion, confidentiality and good sense.

Application packs are available to download here, or by email from jane@biennial.com

Closing date for receipt of applications is noon on Wednesday 29 November 2017, and interviews are expected to be held in Liverpool on Friday 8 December 2017.


Education Assistant

Salary: £17,263
Full-time, 12-month contract

Education is central to Liverpool Biennial’s programme and is integrated throughout all of its work. We are currently seeking to appoint an Education Assistant to join our team and work with our Education Curator to co-ordinate a wide variety of events, programmes and projects, including the Liverpool Biennial 2018 exhibition and our touring and year-round programme.

We are looking for someone who has a strong interest in contemporary visual art, and who has a knowledge and understanding of the Liverpool area.

This post is funded by the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Programme. To apply you must meet the following criteria:

  • Have graduated with a first degree (BA or equivalent) in any subject within the past 2 years (graduation date of 2015, 2016 or 2017). No minimum grade required; AND
  • Have received, and be able to provide, evidence of the full maintenance grant during the full period of your course; AND
  • Be a full-time UK resident.

Download the full application pack here or by email from jane@biennial.com

Completed applications should be sent to jane@biennial.com no later than 12pm on Thursday 14 December 2017. Interviews will be held in Liverpool on 20 December 2017. Please note we cannot accept applications by CV alone.

The Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries 2017-19 programme is designed and managed by Jerwood Charitable Foundation in partnership with the British Council. It has been made possible through the combined support of Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence Fund, Garfield Weston Foundation, Jerwood Charitable Foundation, CHK Charities Limited and PRS Foundation.