Visitor Services Assistant

Watts Gallery - Artists' Village are seeking a part-time Visitor Services Assistant to join the Visitor Services Team during an exciting time for the Artists' Village. This is an important role assisting in the day-to-day running of Watts Gallery – Artists' Village, a developing multi-site museum, gallery and estate in Compton, Guildford, founded by G F and Mary Watts in the late 19th century. The Visitor Services Assistant will share a rota of weekend, weekday and evening work as one of three Duty Managers. The Duty Manager role involves opening and closing the buildings, ensuring volunteer stewards receive a supportive and enjoyable volunteer experience, ensuring the safety of visitors and the collection and excellent visitor experience. The Visitor Services Team is one of three teams in the Public Programmes, Learning and Visitor Services Department and is responsible for the volunteer rota, volunteer events and visitor experience.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Katherine Smith, Executive Assistant, via by 9am Thursday 2 May 2019. Interviews will be held on Monday 13 May 2019.

Watts Gallery is fully committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Full job description and person specification is downloadable here.

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Volunteers give vital support to the Artists' Village, contributing in many different ways from engaging with visitors as stewards in the galleries to supporting our Curatorial Team to assisting at events and workshops. Discover all the Artists' Village has to offer while acquiring new skills and meeting likeminded people.

Watts Gallery Trust is an independent charity, and we rely on the commitment of over 300 volunteers from a diverse range of backgrounds and age groups. Join us at an upcoming volunteer open morning to meet current staff and volunteers and to learn more about joining our team.

For more information, contact our Visitor Services Manager on 01483 813 580 or email