From front of house to behind the scenes to artists opportunities, we offer a wide range of roles for all.

Curatorial Trainee

This is a unique opportunity to secure a training opportunity at a nationally recognised and award winning Attenborough Arts Centre at the University of Leicester. The successful applicant will have three days a week paid work as a Curatorial Trainee at Attenborough Arts Centre working alongside the Visual Art Officer on the contemporary art exhibition programme this includes on the job training, mentoring and practical experience.

The paid position is funded by Arts Council England through the Attenborough Arts Centre National Portfolio funding and is for an initial fixed period up to the end of March 2025.

The scheme is designed to support people who have a strong desire to work in the gallery sector but may have found it difficult to secure experience or training.

Vacancy terms: Part Time (0.6FTE, 21 hours per week), Fixed Term for 12 months
Salary details: Grade 3, £21,254 per annum (pro rata)


We are looking for Gallery Assistant Volunteers for our next exhibition!

Volunteers are important members of Attenborough Arts Centre front of house team. They are people who share a love of the arts, giving their time to contribute to the continued success of the centre

As a Volunteer, you will be part of an organisation with decades of experience in providing performances, courses, workshops and activities for children and families.

You would be a public face for Attenborough Arts Centre, providing support and assistance within our gallery spaces. Ensuring our customers and visitors have a positive and enjoyable experience during their visit and aiding in their desire to return.

Contact Noreen Gallagher (Volunteer Coordinator) at aacvolunteer@leicester.ac.uk with a short paragraph explaining your interest in the Gallery Assistant role at Attenborough Arts Centre.