Job Opportunity: Business Director

Brighton, circa £35k
Application Deadline: 19 October 2017

We seek a dynamic, revenue-focused and strategically-minded Business Director to ensure the successful delivery of Photoworks’ mission and artistic programme through effective development and operational excellence.

Photoworks is the UK’s leading national development agency dedicated to participation in photography. We curate, commission and publish new work and writing on photography. We produce major cultural projects including Brighton Photo Biennial, the national Jerwood/Photoworks Awards and Photoworks Annual. In collaboration with local, national and international partners, we connect outstanding artists with diverse audiences to champion talent. Our learning and participation programme is exemplar.

The Business Director will work closely with the Director in all aspects of strategic direction and management of the organisation: operations, finance, personnel and policy.

This role will be responsible for operational management and business development, to drive and grow our sources of revenue, secure sponsorships, public and private partnerships and grants. Develop relationships and networks with new funders, patrons and foundations; grow our Membership and individual giving, plan and manage our fundraising events programme and maximise Photoworks’ brand for revenue and presence.

This is a timely opportunity for an exceptional, experienced person to join a committed and ambitious team.

12 month fixed term contract with view to permanent position

To apply please send a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability plus a completed equal opportunities monitoring form to

Deadline for applications  9am, Thursday, 19 October 2017.

Interviews  Friday, 27 October 2017 in Brighton with possible second interviews to follow.

Photoworks is an equal opportunities employer and committed to encouraging applications from diverse candidates.

If you would like to have an informal conversation about the role, please contact Celia Davies, Director at Photoworks, at

Download the application documents using the following links:

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