Application Deadline: 30 April 2019 at 5pm

Role Description & Person Specification 

Salary: £18,200pa pro rata 0.4FTE (£10p/h) 

2 days / week for 3 mths offered on a freelance basis and paid on a daily rate. Please note you will be responsible for making your own Tax and NI payments. 

Contract: 3-month temporary fixed term contract, beginning with (paid) introductory training in Mid-May

Contract hours: 14 hours / week - with Tuesdays essential

Location: (Office based) The Big Draw HQ, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London, E14 0JY

To apply: Please carefully read the role description and person specification above and send a CV (max 2 pages), cover letter and completed Equal Opportunities monitoring form to:

Kate Mason by email : kate@thebigdraw.org or by post:

C/O Kate Mason, The Big Draw HQ, Electrician's Shop,Trinity Buoy Wharf, 64 Orchard Place, London, E14 0JY

CALL FOR ENTRIES: The John Ruskin Prize 2019

Prizes: 1st Prize: £3000 | 2nd Prize: £1000 | Student Prize: £1000

Deadline for entries: 12.05.2019 at 5pm

Shortlist announcement: 03.06.2019


Exhibition: 25 prize finalists will be invited to exhibit and sell their selected works in a high profile shortlist exhibition at The Holden Gallery, Manchester 12 July - 24 August 2019. 

The John Ruskin Prize is the fastest growing multi-disciplinary art prize in the UK. With the values of the radical polymath John Ruskin at it's core, the #RuskinPrize has a growing reputation for supporting and promoting artists, designers and makers whose work defies easy categorisation.

In 2019 we are inviting UK based artists, designers and makers to submit work in response to the theme: Agent Of Change.

Go to #RuskinPrize website 

Big Draw Festival Support Volunteer 2019

Rolling opportunities - specific voluntary roles below, please reference which project focus you would be interested in:

1. Sir Quentin Blake for The Big Draw Image Archive 

2. The Big Draw Festival 2019 (Event Support)

3. The Big Draw Festival 2019 (Organiser Support)

Role Description 

Are you looking to gather experience working in events, the arts and community engagement?

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual who would be able to commit to one day a week over the summer to work alongside our small team in supporting Big Draw Festival Organisers all over the world. 

This is a voluntary role but all travel expenses will be reimbursed.

To Apply: Please read the Festival Volunteer role description and send a CV and cover letter outling your specific area of interest to:

Kate Mason, Director: Kate@thebigdraw.org  by 17:00 on Monday 29 April 



The Big Draw's Volunteer Policy

As a charity without any core funding The Big Draw is indebted to the many generous and passionate ambassadors, patrons, and volunteers who devote their time to promoting our vision. The Big Draw recognises that career development opportunities, specifically in the creative sector are becoming increasingly inaccessible so we strive to ensure volunteer opportunities work around the volunteer, are flexible and provide a mutually beneficial opportunity. 

For our charitable aims and volunteer policy, please read the document below:

The Big Draw Volunteer Policy 2019