Group photograph of NAE staff


Salary negotiable depending on skills and experience

New Art Exchange (NAE), an award winning and nationally acclaimed arts organisation, is seeking to appoint a Director of Operations and Finance to join our Senior Management and Executive team (SMT). This is a pivotal role within the organisation, leading on all aspects of the day to day operations of the venue combined with responsibilities to ensure the continued financial sustainability and robustness of the organisation, human resources and risk management.

NAE stimulates new perspectives about the value of diversity in art and society, and is recognised for presenting high quality exhibitions, arts events and festivals. Open since 2008, NAE is an RIBA award winning modern contemporary building with a range of excellent spaces available for social and corporate hires and a reputable café/lounge.

The successful applicant will possess at least three years' experience in a strategic leadership role as a member of a senior management team, be fully financially literate with a direct knowledge of facility management. As responsible officer for all strands of people management, you will also be able to demonstrate extensive knowledge in HR, safeguarding and performance management. A thorough understanding and appreciation of health, safety and hygiene legislation/compliance together with an ability to manage organisational risk will be essential requirements of the role.

Working closely with the Director of Business Development and SMT, you will have an entrepreneurial flair with an ability to identify and implement commercial trading opportunities both internally through our café/bar, hires and catering services and externally securing partnerships and contracts selling the creative and strategic expertise of NAE.

For questions regarding the vacancy, please contact the current postholder Mark Stephens, via email:

Application pack

Information pack


For more information contact Anita Kumari on 0115 924 8630 or email

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is midday on Wednesday 6 July 2016.


£7.20 per hour - Minimum 20 hours per week

We have a vacancy for a Guest Services Assistant to work in our café/lounge and to provide support to our bookings team in the provision of catering for our growing range of conference and social hires venue.

Our café boasts a menu reflecting world cuisine, you will therefore be able to contribute to our existing team skill set with the ability to prepare and serve a delicious, high quality range of dishes.

In addition to kitchen duties, the successful applicant will also be required to meet, greet and serve our guests, you must therefore have excellent customer skills. You should also be able to demonstrate a knowledge of health and hygiene requirements preferably qualified to Level 2 Food Hygiene standards, although this training will be provided to suitably experienced candidates who do not possess the qualification.

Due to the nature of the post it will be essential for you to be available to work over a seven day week which will include unsocial hours, daytimes, evenings, weekends and public holidays as required.

For questions regarding the vacancy or for an application form, please contact Anita Kumari, General Manager, NAE Enterprises via email on or by telephoning 0115 924 8630.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5pm Monday 13 June 2016.
Interviews will be conducted week commencing Monday 20 June 2016.


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New Art Exchange
39-41 Gregory Boulevard
NG7 6BE, Uk


0115 924 8630


Gallery Opening Times
Monday: 11:00 – 18:00
Tuesday – Wednesday: 11:00 – 19:00
Thursday: 11:00 – 18:00
Friday: 11:00 – 21:00
Saturday – Sunday: 11:00 – 18:00
Bank Holidays (2nd & 30th May): 11:00 – 16:00

Café opens weekdays 09.00, Saturday 09:30, Sunday and Bank Holidays 10:00

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We would like to acknowledge the financial support new art exchange has received from our funders and partners.

Supported by

Logos for; Arts Council England, Nottingham City Council

Capital funders

Logos for; Nottingham City Council, East Midlands Development Agency, Neighbourhood Development Company, European Regional Development Fund, Greater Nottingham Partnership, Arts Council England