ACAVA: Association for Cultural Advancement through Visual Art

Office Manager, Artists’ Studios and Educational Charity

West London
Salary: £26,000 - £28,000 pa, 22 days holiday plus bank holidays
Full time, permanent post.

This is an exciting time to join a supportive and collaborative organisation with a strong, committed team working towards the delivery of a new artistically and socially driven mission.

Association for the Cultural Advancement of Visual Arts (ACAVA) is a leading artists’ studio provider, arts organisation and educational charity that operates a portfolio of 20 buildings, providing studios for almost 500 artists, mostly in London, but also in Essex and Stoke-on-Trent.

ACAVA's charitable purpose is delivered through its public facing educational programmes designed to engage communities by enabling them to create visual art and culture.

We regularly work with external partners to provide artistic opportunities to diverse communities.  For example, our accessible offices are located close to Grenfell Tower and we are supporting local people to memorialise and recover from the fire through artistic activities.

The Office Manager role is wide ranging, varied and no two days will be the same! Key responsibilities include providing PA support the CEO, administration for the Property Manager and Senior Relationship Manager, general office management and HR administration.

We are seeking a highly organised, composed and confident Office Manager during a period of positive change. This role is critical to the smooth running of the organisation and thus the delivery of our ambitious new vision. You will have relevant experience in an arts or not for profit organisation, excellent communication and MS office skills plus the desire to “go the extra mile”.

To apply:

Please download the application pack available here, follow the instructions and send your completed application to our HR Adviser, Sarah Robson:

Closing date: midday on 20 October 2019

Applications will be considered as they are received.
Start date: asap following appointment