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We currently have the following vacancies:

  • Charity Trustees
  • Senior Technician
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Charity Trustees

Closing date: N/A

The roles are unpaid, although reasonable travel expenses are reimbursed 

Apply by emailing a covering letter and CV to Director Sarah Munro at and Governance & Ethics Manager Nancy Ogunbiyi at

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art is a major international centre for contemporary art located on the South bank of the River Tyne at the foot of the Gateshead Millennium Bridge, in Gateshead in the North East of England. It presents a constantly changing, distinctive and ambitious programme of exhibitions and events, and is a world leader in the presentation, commissioning and communication of contemporary visual art and education.

Charity Trustees The Trust wants to strengthen and diversify its Board-level governance with the appointment of a number of new charity trustees with a wide range of skills and experience. This role will offer you the opportunity to:

• Make a positive difference.

• Get involved in the local community.

• Use your skills and experience.

• Improve personal networks and contacts.

• Develop new skills and knowledge.

The Trust is looking for individuals who have the skills and interests to help us identify and exploit new opportunities, as well as the ability to support the Director and senior management team to take Baltic to the next stage of its development.

If you would relish such a challenge and share our commitment to building Baltic’s contribution as a sustainable artistic, economic and social force for good on a local, national and international stage, particularly in challenging economic times, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

We are particularly looking for expertise in: Community & Youth Work, Environmental and Social Justice, Corporate Affairs, Regional Development, Event Management, Digital and New Technologies, Property & Building Management (HSE), Marketing & Communications however, we are open to a wide and varied skill set.

We would like to achieve greater diversity within our boards and committees, and welcome applications from all members of the community.

If you are interested in fulfilling a voluntary role and becoming involved with the governance of Baltic but cannot commit to the term of office or the frequency of attending board meetings, we also have roles for Independents who sit on our Finance & Audit Committee and Baltic Trading Board. When emailing your covering letter and CV, please indicate if you are applying for a Trustee position or an Independent position.

Please see the briefing pack below for further details about the roles of Trustees. 

Download the Charity Trustees Candidate Pack here:

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Senior Technician

£28,754 per annum 

37 hours per week

Closing date: Wednesday 21 June 2023, 23:59 GMT

Interviews: Week commencing 26 June 2023

Apply via Submittable here


Baltic is looking for a Senior Technician to lead the technical planning and delivery of Baltic’s programme activities, working closely with the Production Manager and Registrar, the other Senior Technician, Curators and other team members.

We are looking for someone with significant experience and current involvement and expertise in the installation of art or heritage projects in a range of different environments. With specialist experience in the development and installation of complex AV projects for either arts organisations or within a live event capacity. 

You will have previous experience of managing the technical delivery of artistic projects, freelance staff, and contractors, including experience of managing teams to produce successful outcomes, taking responsibility for ensuring Health & Safety standards and undertaking risk assessments and method statements. 

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people both internally and externally and to build collaborative relationships across departments. 

A highly organised approach to work with the ability to plan and prioritise a varied workload and deliver agreed outputs to deadlines is essential. Calm, clear thinking and solutions-focused – able to manage competing demands and conflicting objectives with the ability to think creatively to come up with solutions to problems. 

You will have an understanding of the principles of equity and inclusion, and experience of proactively applying and promoting these in practice at work.

Apply via Submittable here

Key information

Reports to: Production Manager and Registrar

Salary: £28,754

Working hours: Full time role (37 hours per week). Monday to Friday with occasional evening and weekend work compensated with time off in-lieu – we offer a flexi time scheme.

Place of Work: Your usual place of work will be Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA

Annual leave: You will be entitled to 25 days paid annual leave plus standard bank holidays.

Benefits: 30% discount at Baltic’s shop and discounted menu at Baltic Kitchen, Pension Scheme, and Employee Assistance Programme 


Must have eligibility to work in the UK.

Baltic is committed to the goal of building a diverse workforce. We are inviting people with different skills, experiences and backgrounds to apply for this opportunity. We encourage applications from those who consider themselves as having a minority representation in this field.

Job Profile - Senior Technician

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