Peckham Platform Executive Director

Please note that the deadline for this role has now passed.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious senior arts-professional to take a leadership role in an influential arts organisation at a time of significant growth. Underpinning and supporting the vision of the CEO/Artistic Director Emily Druiff, the role is key to ensuring the future organisational growth resilience of Peckham Platform as it prepares to move into its brand new purpose built gallery on Peckham Square.

The post holder is a business minded and structured professional combining a passion for developing organisations with a good understanding of social arts practice. They will be committed to furthering the organisation’s stability and growth, working to support the artistic vision and the creative programme of exhibitions, research and learning.

They have proven leadership experience and will be in their element implementing new and effective systems for income generation, managing earned income streams and capital development, monitoring finances, managing people and overseeing exhibition budgets.

Our co-commissioning process sees us work in collaboration with our community partners to create a unique artistic programme that connects people to the places they live. With celebrated social arts practice, committed partners, valued support and soon a new building with multiple gallery spaces, hosting national research residencies alongside our respected exhibition and learning programmes, we are looking for a stand-out leader to complement our exceptional creative team.

As an arts organisation that seeks to reflect the diversity of our audiences, we particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are currently underrepresented in the cultural sector at this time.

Download the full Job Description and Equal Opportunities Form below.

Application documents:

• A letter of introduction (no more than 2 sides of A4) outlining your demonstrable experience and highlighting how you meet the Job Description and Person Specification
• A full and up to date CV relevant to the Job Description
• A completed Equal Opportunities form

The deadline for applications is 5pm on 19 May 2017.

Please send your application documents to with the subject Peckham Platform Executive Director.