Jobs at Cornerhouse


We are currently looking for:

Artistic Director: Film (Professor of Film, Manchester School of Art)

Salary: £55,000 – £58,000 depending on experience

Greater Manchester Arts Centre Ltd (GMAC) has forged a partnership with Manchester School of Art (MSoA) with the support of the BFI to create this new post of Artistic Director Film. The post-holder will lead on film for HOME, our distinctive new venue that builds on the track record of Cornerhouse as one of the most successful independent cinemas in the UK, and will also be a part-time research Professor within MSoA. This is an exciting and challenging new role and the post-holder will be playing a major part in shaping the creative future of this company.

 Further information can be found here.

Closing dates for applications: 12.00noon Mon 1 September 

Interviews will take place Fri 19 September 

Gallery Invigilators

Pay: £6.91 per hour

We would like to expand our pool of Gallery Invigilators to ensure that visitors to Cornerhouse receive the highest standards of customer care in a safe & welcoming environment. You will be responsible for visitors’ safety, the security of artworks and maintenance of exhibition presentation. You will have an active interest in contemporary art and a wish to share this through direct engagement with visitors, from assisting with gallery tours to enabling school groups.

Further information can be found here.

Closing dates for applications: 17.00 Fri 8 August 

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted when positions become available – staffing needs vary in accordance with each exhibition.


Any available placements/internships will also be advertised, except those that are part of official work experience programmes by agreement with specific universities or organisations.

Young people aged 14-19 are encouraged to sign up to our LiveWire mailing list to receive information on projects and creative careers courses. We do not offer office based or bespoke work experience opportunities as the projects we run are a far more valuable way of young people gaining experience and skills and meeting industry professionals.