Job Opportunities

Looking for a new challenge? Come and join our team at the Goldsmiths’ Centre and discover the latest available job opportunities: Events Executive, Receptionist, Facilities Assistant or Community Advisory Group member.

Community Advisory Group

Are you passionate about giving young people and underrepresented communities in the trade a voice? Do you want to have an impact on the jewellery, silversmithing and allied industries? The Goldsmiths’ Centre, the UK’s leading charity for the professional training of goldsmiths, is seeking proactive individuals who have experience in craft, education and training, marketing, outreach, community engagement or diversity to join its new Community Advisory Group.

We are seeking up to ten individuals to support our charity develop initiatives and programmes that are informed, innovative and inclusive by:

  • bringing their knowledge and experience of outreach into the community to increase access to the work of the Goldsmiths’ Centre;
  • helping the Goldsmiths’ Centre reach underrepresented communities through our public programmes; 
  • supporting our charity to engage underrepresented communities and share impactful content through targeted communications.  

We will consider applications from individuals with work experience in the following areas:  

  • Craft practitioners and consultants  
  • Education and training professionals
  • Exhibition makers and event programmers  
  • Outreach, community or diversity advocates 
  • Arts, crafts and heritage marketeers  

As a Community Advisor, you will be working with the Goldsmiths’ Centre team to discuss, contribute to, and help evaluate our charity’s work in the areas of education and training, marketing and public programmes over a two-year period. You will be meeting as part of the group, which is a non-decision-making body, approximately twice a year. In addition, there will be specific times throughout the year when the Goldsmiths’ Centre team may seek your advice on specific initiatives related to your field of expertise. 

You will have the opportunity to have a real impact on the Goldsmiths’ Centre’s work and the industry as a whole. The Goldsmiths’ Centre will offer you a personal development grant of £300 per annum in recognition of your support as a Community Advisor, and you may be able to take part in further opportunities to help shape the future of the Goldsmiths’ Centre.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with the first round of applications closing on 20th August 2021 at 5pm. Please note that places are limited and that we will be accepting a maximum of ten individuals onto the Community Advisory Group. 

To apply, please send your CV together with a short cover letter explaining why you would like to be a Community Advisor to professional.training@goldsmiths-centre.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

The Goldsmiths' Centre Receptionist

Permanent, Salary £23,000 plus benefits package

The Goldsmiths’ Centre, the leading charity for the professional training of goldsmiths, is looking for a friendly and highly personable Receptionist. Located in Clerkenwell, the Goldsmiths’ Centre’s award-winning design combines a restored Grade II listed Victorian school with a cutting-edge contemporary building. It hosts a vibrant community of craftspeople, students and apprentices, and is a stunning events venue for exhibitions, and events. 

We are looking for a passionate person who will be the welcoming face of the Goldsmiths' Centre. Level-headed and responsible, you will play an integral part in the operations of the Centre. You will have outstanding customer service skills, excellent communication skills and a flexible approach. In addition to the reception duties, you will support the Office Manager and Administrator with administrative duties and will be able to demonstrate good organisational skills and a good eye for detail. Ideally, you will have previous experience of working in the jewellery industry.

In exchange we are offering a competitive salary. If you would like to know more about this role, download the job description below. Then, if you believe that you have what it takes to make a valuable contribution to the Goldsmiths’ Centre, email us at careers@goldsmiths-centre.org with your CV and a covering letter telling us why.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 15th August 2021. Interviews will be held at the Goldsmiths’ Centre in London on week commencing 23rd August 2021. 

The Goldsmiths' Centre Facilities Assistant

Salary c.£25,000-27,000 pa depending on experience, plus competitive benefits package

The Goldsmiths’ Centre, the leading UK charity for the professional training of goldsmiths, is looking for an enthusiastic and hands-on Facilities Assistant. The Goldsmiths’ Centre is based around a Grade II listed school building in Clerkenwell, London and brings together managed workspace, event and exhibition space, a café and training workshops in one award winning site.

The Facilities Assistant will support the Facilities Manager in the day to day operational management of the building, to include planned and ad hoc maintenance, security, health & safety, services and facilities management. Ideally you will be able to demonstrate practical experience of  providing AV support to internal and external events within a venue.

You will be comfortable/happy to be hands-on and using your initiative in this varied role which will allow you to use your proven building maintenance, technical and AV skills. You will enjoy working alongside colleagues and craftspeople to support the exciting community that is the Goldsmiths’ Centre.

We are offering a salary of up to £27,000 pa (subject to skills and experience), together with a competitive benefits package. If you would like to know more about this role, download the job description below. Then, if you believe that you have what it takes to make a significant contribution to the Goldsmiths’ Centre, email us at careers@goldsmiths-centre.org with your CV and a covering letter telling us why.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 15th August 2021. Interviews will be held at the Goldsmiths’ Centre in London on week commencing 23rd August 2022.

The Goldsmiths' Centre Events Executive

Fixed Term Contract until end of March 2022 (potential to extend)
Salary £23,000 pro rata subject to experience

Are you passionate about producing high-quality events, large and small? The Goldsmiths’ Centre, the leading charity for the professional training of goldsmiths, is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Events Executive to support the organisation and delivery of our events. 

Located in Clerkenwell, the Goldsmiths’ Centre’s award-winning design combines a restored Grade II listed Victorian school with a cutting-edge contemporary building. Part of the Unique Venues of London consortium, it is a stunning events venue for exhibitions, conferences, product launches, photo shoots, private dining, screenings, receptions, roof-top entertaining and business meetings. 

We are looking for a passionate and proactive Events Executive to join our Events Team on a fixed term contract to provide support for all events from initial enquiry to post event.  Ideally, you will have completed an event management or related degree or have event venue experience. You will have outstanding customer service skills, excellent organisational skills, a good eye for detail, excellent communication skills and a flexible approach. Level-headed and responsible, you will play an integral part in the delivery of our commercial events business.

In exchange we are offering a competitive salary. If you would like to know more about this role, download the Events Executive job description below. Then, if you believe that you have what it takes to make a significant contribution to the Goldsmiths’ Centre, email us at careers@goldsmiths-centre.org with your CV and a covering letter telling us why.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 22nd August 2022. Interviews will be held at the Goldsmiths’ Centre on week commencing 31st August 2022. 

Due to the high volume applications, if you have not received any communication from us by the closing date you have not been successful in securing and interview for this position on this occasion.