The Showroom

Job Vacancy: Director

Deadline for applications:
Midnight on Monday 16 May 2022


The Showroom invites applications for the role of Director.

The Showroom is a not-for-profit contemporary visual arts organisation that has been publicly funded since 1983. In May 1996, The Showroom was incorporated as a company limited by guarantee with charitable status, managed by a Board of Directors; and has held Arts Council England National Portfolio Status since 1996.

Working closely with the Board of Trustees and with the core Team, the Director will hold responsibility for the artistic vision, ethos, funding strategy and management of The Showroom. They will take a lead on strategic direction to ensure a collaborative, inclusive, dynamic and sustainable future for the organisation.

How to apply
Please download the Recruitment Pack and Application Form below to access a full description of the role, the terms of employment and application process.

You are encouraged to also send a completed Equal Opportunities and Diversity monitoring form, downloadable here.

Completion of this form is voluntary but helps us to monitor equality of opportunity in our recruitment procedures.


The Showroom is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, ethnic minority, LGBTQIA+ and/or disabled applicants as these groups are currently underrepresented in the Arts sector. We are open to applications from individuals, job shares and collectives.


If you have questions feel free to contact: [email protected]

Image credit: The Showroom Mural Commission – Simnikiwe Buhlungu: Notes to Self (Intimate 1), 2019-22. Photo: Max Colson

Recruitment Pack_Director_April 2022
Application Form_Director_April 2022
Equal Opportunities and Diversity_Monitoring Form