South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

Administration Assistant - Leach 100 Centenary Project

The Leach Pottery is seeking an Administration Assistant to join us at an exciting time as we begin our Leach 100 Centenary programme.12 month short fixed term contract (possible 6 month extension dependant on funding) 0.8 to 1 FTE (4-5 days a week) 17-18K pro rata The Leach Pottery is approaching its centenary and seeks to recognise this occasion by planning and implementing related and cohesive events and activities. ‘Leach 100’ provides a unique opportunity for the Leach Pottery to recognise and celebrate key elements of its histories, stories, people, and contributions to artistic and pottery culture. ‘Leach 100’ also affords the Leach Pottery the chance to confirm its position in its neighbourhood, amongst the national and international community of potters and artists, and among existing and new audiences alike. We are currently seeking an Administration Assistant to support all elements of the ‘Leach 100’ programme planning and preparation. To include:
  • Helping with the general administration of the Leach 100 programme
  • Detailing the resources and planning required for specific events (individual events managed by multiple staff & areas)
  • Conference planning support (including clarifying theme, content, structure, location, costs, materials etc.)
  • Take Part! Community engagement support
  • Managing detailed stakeholders list
  • Supporting the Administrator with project budget admin
  • Creating and maintaining a database of participants and contacts
  • Social media support
  • Update website and seek content
  • Researching and identifying opportunities for Leach 100
  • Working with:
    • Curator on planning the exhibitions & Inspiring Thinking strand for Leach 100
    • L&P team on Take Part! planning for 2020
    • Comms & Marketing Manager with generating plans for public
    • Lead Potter with studio based activities o Project Manager for overview of project and admin support

Closing Date: 18th November 2019, interviews the week of the 25th November TBC.

For more details please visit our website: Please send completed applications forms (available from our website) and a one page cover letter to Any questions please email Charlie Gray, Project Manager at;

Organisation name: The Leach Pottery

Contact name: Sophie Headdon

Contact email:

Contact phone number: 01736799703

Contact website:

Type: Fixed term

Salary: 17-18K pro rata

Location: St Ives

Deadline for completed applications: Monday 18 November 2019

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