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Assistant to the Director

Kettle's Yard is seeking an efficient and enthusiastic Assistant to the Director to join our team at this exciting time in the organisation's history.

The Assistant to the Director provides effective and confidential support to the Director, as well as providing general administrative support to the Head of Operations and the wider Kettle's Yard team as appropriate.

The successful candidate will have previous experience as a PA/Secretary, proven ability in self-management and prioritising a varied workload, and be flexible to the fast-paced and changing demands of an arts organisation.

About Kettle's Yard

Kettle's Yard is the University of Cambridge's modern and contemporary art gallery. Kettle's Yard is a beautiful house with a remarkable collection of modern art as well as a gallery that hosts modern and contemporary art exhibitions. It has an international reputation for its outreach programmes which includes concerts of new and classical music and an extensive and diverse programme of learning and community activities.  It attracts over 70,000 visitors a year. In 2015 Kettle's Yard closed for a major building project and will re-open in early 2018.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. All appointments will be made on merit. We are actively seeking to diversify our staff and therefore encourage applications from minority backgrounds.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on Tuesday 29 August.

Interviews will held on Tuesday 5 September.

If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact Please quote reference DC12920 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Further information

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