Job Opportunity: Finance & Administration Assistant

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 16:00

Arts Catalyst is looking for a Finance & Administration Assistant to work with us on a part-time basis, during an exciting, evolutionary period for the organisation.

Salary: £21,000 pro rata
Reporting to: Executive Director/Joint CEO
Contract Terms: 1 day per week, permanent (can be worked in half-days or 1 full day across Monday, Wednesday or Friday)
Hours of work: 8 hours per week, inclusive of a 1 hour lunch break
Annual Leave: 5.6 days (28 days pro rata including bank holidays)
Location: Home working, with the option to transition to office-based in Sheffield city centre as restrictions allow, depending on candidate needs. Equipment will be provided for home and office working. 
Application deadline: 5pm, 2 May 2021
Arts Catalyst is a nonprofit contemporary arts organisation that commissions and produces artist projects and research inquiries that critically engage with our changing world. Following a two-year period of building partnerships in South Yorkshire, in Summer 2020 we relocated from London to Sheffield, embarking on an exciting and important new direction for the organisation.
The Finance and Administration Assistant will work closely with the Executive Director/Joint CEO supporting the day to day financial and operational management of Arts Catalyst. 
You will join Arts Catalyst at a crucial and transformational time, as the organisation establishes itself in Sheffield and delivers an exciting new artistic programme for 2021/22. You must be available to work one day a week on either a Monday, Wednesday or a Friday.
As well as supporting a diverse range of artists, our staff team bring a range of perspectives to our organisation and we would encourage people who are currently underrepresented in the visual arts sector to apply, including those of Black, Asian or minority ethnic heritage, those who have faced socio-economic barriers, those who identify as LGBTQI+, and those with disabilities. We welcome applications from a variety of educational backgrounds and work experiences. Degree-level education is not a requirement. 
Please submit your application via email to with the subject line ‘Application: Finance & Administration Assistant’. 
The application should include:
A completed Arts Catalyst application form
An Equal Opportunities form
If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role further please contact Claudia Lastra, Executive Director/Joint CEO on:


Interview dates: w/c 17 May 2021
Start date: w/c 14 June 2021