Gallery Steward Assistant opportunity with Screen Archive South East – based at Grand Parade
Fantastic opportunity to add to your CV/portfolio by volunteering with Screen Archive South East (SASE), based on the University of Brighton’s City Campus in central Brighton.
11 November – 3 December 2016 we are organising Brighton Film City 2016, an exhibition taking place in the University of Brighton’s main gallery in Grand Parade Building. The exhibition features three works by Hong Kong based artist Choi-Sai-Ho, a small cinema screening the film Brighton – Symphony of a City (2016), SASE archive film compilation and a 360 installation.
Volunteers are sought to assist the Gallery Stewards. Volunteer role includes:
Invigilation and front of house assistance
Responding to visitor questions
Encouraging members of the public to complete feedback forms.
Pre-briefing and induction which will include information about the exhibition works.
Each shift is 3.5 hours long. Applicants are asked to commit to 4-6 shifts over the 3-week exhibition period.
Ability to communicate well with members of the public
No requirements for expertise in film, just an enthusiasm and commitment to the role
Reliability and able to commit to allocated shifts.
Screen Archive South East is a public sector moving image archive serving the South East of England. Established in 1992 at the University of Brighton as the South East Film & Video Archive, the function of this regional screen archive is to locate, collect, preserve, provide access to and promote screen material related to the South East and of general relevance to screen history.
Please contact the Active Student Volunteering Service to apply for this role https://about.brighton.ac.uk/careers/volunteer/contact-active-student/ Please be mindful of the exhibition start date (11 November) and get in touch with Active Student ASAP if you would like to apply for this role. We expect this will be a popular volunteering opportunity!