Vacancy: Artist Development Officer

We’re pleased to be able to expand our team with the new role of Artist Development Officer. If you think this opportunity is for you and you’d like to join us at this exciting stage in our development then please read through the full Job Description below or get in touch for more details.


Role Summary

An experienced individual is required to co-ordinate and deliver a multi-strand development programme aimed at visual artists and independent visual arts organisations, working in Southampton. The programme is designed to assist artists further their careers through developing their practice and establishing new projects.

This new post is a key appointment in an expanding staff team and comes at an exciting time in the organisations development. This includes the award of Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation status and the imminent refurbishment of God’s House Tower, a major new arts and heritage venue for Southampton.


Application process and Contact

For a full job description, and to request a copy of the artist development plan please contact or call 023 80 338 778

Applicants should apply via email by sending an up to date CV along with a covering letter outlining their suitability for the role to


Recruitment timetable
– Application deadline (at 17:00) – Monday 21st May
– Shortlisting – 22nd May
– Invitation to interview – by 23rd May
– Interviews will be held in Southampton, at GHT – Thursday 31st May (non-negotiable)
– Decision and offer of appointment – by 4th June
– References – by 8th June

Start date – TBC (Dependent upon notice period of successful candidate – ASAP)

This post is generously supported by Arts Council England

Full Job Description