Head of Development

The RWA is looking for a Head of Development to join its small, dedicated team of staff at an exciting time in the organisation's development.  

The role is to develop and implement an annual fundraising strategy to increase the RWA's income.  A key activity will be to build relationships with the city’s businesses to achieve increased direct income from venue hire, sponsorship, AIYWP collection loans and ‘creative gym’ services, while also building overall audiences through engagement with employees and their families.

This post is initially funded through the Arts Council Resilience fund, and is a permanent full-time appointment.

For full details and how to apply, please download the job description here.

The closing date is noon on 3 June 2015.  Applications submitted after this time may not be considered.  

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 9 June 2015


Freelance Art Technician

The RWA are looking to expand their pool of Freelance Art Technicians for future exhibition changeovers. We are looking for Technicians to work alongside RWA Technicians in the handling, storage and installation of artworks.

Please send your CV including your hourly rates, references and contact details to

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If you are interested in volunteering at the RWA we have a number of opportunities available such as:

Volunteer Invigilator, Volunteer Technician, Volunteer Family and Education

To download any of the volunteers' application forms or for further information please see our Volunteers page, please have a look or call us to discuss – 0117 973 5129.