News/May 2019
Rider Spoke Project

A rare opportunity to join the core team here at Blast Theory.

We are looking for a highly focused and motivated individual with a meticulous eye for detail. The Artists’ Assistant plays an integral part in the company, supporting the artists and team as they create interactive art works to the highest standard to engage the public nationally and internationally. The Artists’ Assistant works with the three artists and the wider team, across each project and supporting year-round studio based activity.

This a full time post and fixed-term post until the end of March 2020, with a view to extend permanently. The role is based at our studio in Portslade.

Job Application Pack

Full details of the position and how to apply can be downloaded here.

Our Ethos

We provide a warm, welcoming, creative and collaborative environment. Regardless of how busy it is we all have lunch together in the studio between 1pm-2pm and often we have visitors who join us for lunch as well. It’s important to us that we take care of each other; we have an ongoing organisation wide dedication to individual support and professional development, including a distinctive sabbatical policy.  We currently have a gender-balanced staff ratio and encourage the empowerment of female employees and volunteers.

We strive to develop people inside Blast Theory to make the very best of themselves and to make the most ambitious art works that we can.

Equal Opportunities

Blast Theory is committed to a policy of equal opportunities. We actively seek personnel that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and so encourage applications from those with less visibility in the sector.

We welcome applications from people who identify themselves as having a disability. While we recognise that there may be some restrictions that apply to specific disabilities, Blast Theory will adopt as flexible an approach as possible and seek to make reasonable adaptations to accommodate your needs.

Please use the Reference and Disclosure Form to be as specific as possible with your needs so we can make your interview / time with us as comfortable as possible.

Application Procedure

To apply, please send us your CV and Cover Letter (no more than two sides of A4) detailing your relevant qualifications, skills and experience.

Please upload these documents to our SurveyMonkey form where you will also be asked to complete a Reference & Disclosure Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

SurveyMonkey link:

Applicants are welcome to apply in a format that serves them best, such as audiotape or video. If you prefer to apply via a video or audio application please contact sarah (at) blasttheory (dot) co (dot) uk for more details.

Key Dates

  • Applications due:  Tuesday 18th June 2019, 5pm (strict deadline)
  • Interviews:  Monday 24th June 2019
  • Start date:  ASAP after interview