Post: Facilities Assistant
Reporting to: Operations Manager
Date: 23rd January 2019
Salary: £18,000 pro-rata
Status: Part time 22.5 hours per week over 3 days per week
Closing Date: 15th February 2019 – 5pm
Interviews: TBC

The Facilities Assistant is responsible for supporting the Operations Manager in the smooth running of Firstsite’s day to day facility management. The requires the ability to undertake various tasks across all areas of the building, events & programme activates to support the operational running of the gallery.

A genuine commitment to customer care, service excellence, working with and serving all visitors and clients for all backgrounds. The post holder will contribute to Firstsite’s vision to be a thriving art gallery and vibrant cultural organisation making a positive contribution to the creative industries and engages with local people, business and the international contemporary art community.

The Facilities Assistant will be responsible in particular to support the Operations Manager is resolving issues such as damage and/or facilities failure, ensuring all equipment and facilities are in good working order, liaising with all teams to ensure the building is ready to be opened to the public for 10am and creating a warm and efficient welcome for visitors with high levels of customer experience.

As well as preparing all public areas of the building to be open and closed to the public according to our advertised opening times – including ensuring it is clean, safe and all the required Fire, Health and Safety, and security checks and processes have been carried out in accordance with a building of its size and nature.

To apply for the role, please send your cv and a covering letter – no more than two sides of A4 – that states how your qualifications, experience and skills match the criteria listed in the job description.

Please send applications to, together with a completed Equal Opportunities Form.

The closing date is 5pm Friday 15 February 2019.

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