The role of Gallery Assistant provides an opportunity to engage our visitors with one of the most important subjects for human history – the story of iron – from multiple perspectives including astrophysics, geology, biology and archaeology. In addition to the main tasks outlined below, the role will include encouraging visitors to make a donation to support our charitable aims and supporting the exhibition evaluation process by gathering visitor feedback via feedback Forms
To act as a meet and greet point for visitors to our 2024 temporary exhibition From Stars to Cells: The LiFe26 of Iron, to monitor the gallery space and to assist visitors with interactives when required.
To open the exhibition each morning and to lock up at the end of each day.
To welcome visitors to the exhibition gallery and keep an accurate log of visitor numbers.
To answer any questions the visitors may have about the exhibition or visitor facilities, or to signpost them towards someone who can answer it.
To gather visitor feedback via supplied forms.
To assist visitors with interactives in the gallery when required.
To monitor visitor activity in the gallery and contact security if required.
The Coalbrookdale Gallery, located within our main offices at Coalbrookdale.
We are looking for people who can ideally commit to one day per week.
You will be provided with a brief that details the themes and subjects of the exhibition so that you can discuss it with our visitors. You will also be shown how to fulfil the main tasks of the role