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Operations Co-ordinator

Craft Potters Association / Ceramic Review, London

 5 days per week
Salary: £19,500 per annum pro rata
Employment type: Permanent
Location: The Contemporary Ceramics Centre, 63 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3BF
Employer: Craft Potters Association, Contemporary Ceramics Centre, Ceramic Review Publishing

The Craft Potters Association is an artist-owned co-operative that has been representing and promoting the best makers in British studio ceramics since 1958, and today is the UK’s largest and most diverse ceramics community. With a membership of over 1200, the CPA links a huge network of ceramists, collectors and enthusiasts from across the country.

We run the Contemporary Ceramics Centre, our central London gallery opposite the British Museum, along with three major UK ceramic selling fairs, and every other month we publishCeramic Reviewmagazine, the leading voice in international ceramics.Ceramic Reviewwas established in 1970 and following the launch of a new look in early 2015, our subscriptions are rising and we have an expanding readership. The gallery operates at a profit selling work by our members and mounting monthly exhibitions by top ceramicists. A new website launches in a few weeks – in the meantime see our highly popular Instagram and Facebook pages.

Following an internal promotion, we are now seeking an energetic person to  work across our whole organization as Operations Co-ordinator. The role is varied, covering gallery exhibitions, offsite shows and magazine publication. You will keep an eye on day to day publishing and office management duties, working to deadlines in a fast paced and busy environment to support the delivery of events and publications. You are also the front face of the organization, representing us at exhibitions, ceramics fairs and private views.

The job is flexible and offers the opportunity to expand into new areas if aptitude is shown, such as advertising sales or social media updating. 

Occasional evening and weekend work will be required, as well as occasional travel, and time off in lieu is offered, along with a travel allowance. We also offer a generous 32 days holiday a year pro rata, including public holidays.

Deadline 9.00am on 28 January 2019