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We’re delighted that you’re interested in working with us here at MK Gallery. The enormous input and support we receive from our employees is central to our success as one of the UK's leading public galleries.

Current Vacancies



Business Development Manager

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week (Part-time or job share options considered)

£25,000 per annum


We’re looking for a commercially savvy, proactive and innovative individual to join our team in the role of Business Development Manager. 

You’ll play a key part in MK Gallery’s development strategy, working from the ground up in developing plans to create sustainable income streams and working on projects to help secure funding from the public and private sectors. 

From developing and managing corporate events and private parties at the Gallery’s public spaces to applying for trusts and foundations, developing new fundraising ideas to networking in the local business community, this is a fast paced and varied role that plays a key part in the MK Gallery team.

Ideally, you’ll have fundraising or business development experience with exposure to corporate events and networking. Excellent communication skills and an ability to build strong stakeholder relationships are essential. 

Download an information pack here: PDF / Word.

Please submit your CV and statement and recruitment monitoring form by 10am on Monday 11 June to Kate Chadwick, Deputy Director, MK Gallery, 3 Theatre Walk, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 3PX. Or email to





Programme Manager (Young People)

Fixed term freelance contract (June – August 2018)

£3,240 fixed fee (flexible working essential)

MK Gallery’s Learning Programme allows us to work closely with artists and audiences to nurture and explore an exciting breadth of arts education and best practice within the sector. The Learning Team seeks an enthusiastic freelance Programme Manager to undertake a fixed term contract with responsibility for the coordination, mentoring and evaluation of a 2018 summer youth programme at MK Gallery. The Programme Manager (Young People) will have responsibility for administering and supporting the development and delivery of The Secret Self(ie) Project – a six-week summer programme providing opportunities for young people experiencing life challenges. The Programme Manager will support the Head of Learning, forging new relationships in order to build MK Gallery’s visibility, impact and profile, with particular emphasis on the piloting of a focused ‘youth hub’ and programme.


Download an information pack here.

Please submit your CV and statement and recruitment monitoring form by 10am on Friday 25 May to Kate Chadwick, Deputy Director, MK Gallery, 3 Theatre Walk, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 3PX. Or email to





MK Gallery Project Space 2018

Call for exhibitions


From January 2018, MK Gallery’s Project Space will present twelve monthly exhibitions of contemporary visual art created by individuals and groups based in or linked to Milton Keynes and the surrounding area.


Facilitated by MK Gallery’s Learning Team, the purpose of the programme is to encourage collaborations between educators, artists, groups and local communities. MK Gallery’s Learning Team invites proposals for exhibitions of new or existing work that connect with the themes of City Club - MK Gallery’s site redevelopment and public realm programme. There are a number of exhibition slots made available for individuals or groups wishing to submit a proposal for 2018. Proposals can be submitted at any time, although please note that programming decisions are often made 6-8 months in advance, therefore we encourage applications to be made as soon as you are ready to do so.


Download an information pack


The information pack should include everything needed to make an informed application. If, after reading the pack and considering the opportunity, you have unanswered questions please do get in touch. All enquiries should be directed to MK Gallery’s Learning Team at or 01908 676 900



Commitment to equality and diversity

MK Gallery aims to have a workforce that represents a variety of backgrounds and cultures and can provide the relevant knowledge, abilities and skills for the organisation. 

Anyone who meets the requirements of this job is eligible for employment within MK Gallery irrespective of age, disability, employment status, gender, health, marital status, sexual preference, membership or non-membership of a trade union, nationality, race, religion, social class or other non-job-relevant personal characteristics.

We make every effort to eliminate discrimination, direct and indirect, from our recruitment and selection process. Where applicable, reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment and selection process as required to reduce any potential barriers faced by applicants and to give them equal access to employment opportunities. For an informal conversation about working at MK Gallery please contact Kate Chadwick at or on 01908 558321.