PAUL MELLON CENTRE FOR STUDIES IN BRITISH ART
Full-Time Permanent Role
Are you enthusiastic about supporting operations and administration for an educational charity? Do you have experience of working at Front of House and providing administrative support? Are you interested in joining the growing Paul Mellon Centre team and helping to play a role in supporting colleagues to provide a wide variety of research and educational activities?
Who We Are
As a research centre and educational charity, The Paul Mellon Centre (PMC) aims to generate the most original, inclusive and creative thinking and scholarship on British art, understood in its most diverse and expansive contexts. We host and support a thriving programme of research events. We publish innovative books and a wide range of digital outputs, including our prize-winning journal British Art Studies. We pursue individual and collaborative research projects. With our grants and fellowships programme, we sustain the most exciting and original work in British art and visual culture. We make our specialist archives and library accessible to a growing public, at Bedford Square and beyond. We deliver teaching and learning programmes and run networks that connect researchers and professionals.
About the Role
The successful applicant will take on a new role in the Operations Team at the Paul Mellon Centre at an exciting time of growth and transformation. Reporting to the Operations Lead and working closely with the Operations Coordinator, and alongside the Receptionist, they will be part of the Centre’s Front of House (FOH) team, and one of the first points of contact for visitors to the Centre. In conjunction to their FOH responsibilities, as the Assistant to the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), this new role will provide organisational and administrative assistance to the Chief Financial Officer, Head of Research and Learning, and Head of Grants, Fellowships and Networks, and will liaise with and deputise for the Executive PA to the Director and Deputy Director.
Further information including full job description can be found on the Paul Mellon Centre Website.
FRONT OF HOUSE
a) Reception responsibilities (working alongside the Receptionist):
b) Operational responsibilities:
ASSISTANT TO THE SLT
GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
Who We Need
We need someone with:
Why Join Us?
Salary will be in the range of £28,000 – £30,000 depending on experience.
This is a permanent, full-time post and the hours of work are thirty-five per week.
Applicants will be expected to work on site at the Paul Mellon Centre, Bedford Square, London WC1.
Please apply using our web application form.
If you have any issues applying or have any queries with the web application form, please contact the HR team at
The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 17 July 2023