Education Assistant, Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth is one of the world’s leading commercial galleries for modern and contemporary art with locations across the UK, USA, Europe and Asia.

Based in Somerset, they are looking for an enthusiastic, pro-active, organised and personable individual to join as an assistant to the Director of Education.


  • Assisting with the development of a global innovative education programme
  • Designing and delivering educational tours and workshops to a broad spectrum of learners including primary and secondary students, university and college students, adult learners and teachers, special interest and local community groups
  • Creating and developing educational resources for visitors, schools, families and teachers
  • Administrating all education & event bookings to Hauser & Wirth Somerset, and associated protocols
  • Liaising with freelance education practitioners and other professionals for the delivery of tours, workshops and events
  • Managing the setting up for all education events and workshops
  • Maintaining, managing and ordering all materials and resources required for the delivery of the education programme
  • Managing education and events invoicing and ticketing system
  • Managing invitation mail outs and guest lists for events
  • Producing high quality presentations and reports to reflect the activities, outcomes and impact of the education programme, partnerships and collaborations
  • Supporting ‘Arthaus’, the Hauser & Wirth Youth Group, who meet on a monthly basis, to develop their communication skills and understanding of the art world through a range of exciting and innovative youth-led projects, that in turn engage and involve other young people with the gallery

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A graduate of either a BA or MA in Fine Art, Art History or a related subject, or equivalent work experience of at least 3 years
  • Experience of administration, education, development of exhibitions and events in a gallery setting
  • Evidence of working with children in an education setting and understanding best practice
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organised with an ability to prioritise
  • Computer literate – familiarity with Mac OS is desirable
  • Candidate should be meticulous with attention to detail
  • Proactive attitude
  • Team player

Contact Elaine Horan at



Application Deadline:
30 Sep 2021

South West

Full time £25k-30k.

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