Ikon regularly recruits for a variety of employment and volunteer opportunities. Details of current vacancies can be found in these pages.


Ikon regularly recruits for Information Assistants who play a critical front of house role, engaging with audiences at the gallery. Training for Information Assistants includes fire-marshalling, first-aid and key holder duties and evaluation time to research exhibitions and meet artists exhibiting.

Be the first to know when we are recruiting by visiting the website regularly and following us on social media.

Ikon Front of House Exhibition Tour


Ikon is an equal opportunities organisation and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

In its management structure and as an employer, Ikon is pledged to ensure equal opportunities for all, regardless of age, race, gender, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.  With respect to its provision of services, its policies and procedures, Ikon seeks not to discriminate, either intentionally or unintentionally, against any group or any individual.  Equal opportunity of employment applies to the recruitment, training, pay and conditions, work allocation and promotion of all Ikon’s staff and occasional workers.

Ikon, as accessible as possible within the environment of a listed 19th century building, received an Open for All Award for Access in 2000. Ikon continues to be proactive in its endeavour to be an equal opportunities organisation.


Are there any job vacancies at the moment?

Any current paid employment vacancies will be listed on this page.

Can I send my CV?

We only accept applications through completed application forms unless otherwise stated.

Can I email my application form?

Yes, you can email your completed application form in PDF format to office@ikon-gallery.org.

How will I be contacted regarding my application?

Ikon will only contact applicants shortlisted for interview.

Can I contact someone at Ikon about recruitment?

Yes, please email office@ikon-gallery.org.

Do you offer work experience?

Yes, please email office@ikon-gallery.org for further information.


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Ikon is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, and Birmingham City Council.

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