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Ricefield Arts seeks an experienced freelance Arts Administrator to support the general running of the organisation.

Job Title: Freelance Arts Administrator

Job Type: Part-time, 10 to 14 hours per week (to be agreed)

Duration: 5-month fixed term contract

Contract Type: Freelance only

Hourly Rate: £10 per hour

Location: Glasgow G2 6HJ office, with flexibility to work from home.

Responsibilities required:

  • undertaking administrative tasks
  • ordering and managing stock
  • generating and dealing with merchandise sales
  • liaising with freelance artists and organising workshops
  • updating Ricefield Arts’s website, social media, and monthly newsletters
  • taking minutes at the monthly board meetings
  • dealing with room hire matters
  • Supporting the development of Ricefield Arts’s Chinese library
  • carrying out any other reasonable duties as and when may be required by the board

Skills and qualifications required:

  • Interest in Chinese culture (essential)
  • Excellent organisational skills (essential)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (essential)
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent qualification (essential)
  • Knowledge of Chinese arts and culture (desirable)
  • Chinese (mandarin or Cantonese) language skills (desirable)
  • PC literate (desirable)

Essential criteria:

  • Right to work in the UK
  • Registered as self-employed with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)

Please email  your CV and covering letter outlining your skills, experience and interests by 5pm, Friday 4 February 2022. Interviews will take place in February 2022.




Ricefield Arts & Cultural Centre, a registered charity and social enterprise for the exploration and promotion of Chinese culture, has an excellent reputation for delivering original and inspiring creative experiences, cultural events and workshops to community groups, public institutions and arts audiences around Scotland.

We wish to appoint additional trustees to join our small board. We are  seeking candidates with sales and workshop development, events management or marketing backgrounds, desirably with some knowledge of Chinese arts and culture, or connection to the Chinese community in Scotland. We welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

All trustees should be able to attend monthly board meetings at our central Glasgow office (these are currently held remotely on Zoom due to lockdown restrictions). In addition, we ask trustees to attend our annual board development day, important meetings with stakeholders and some events, where possible. As Ricefield Arts is a social enterprise, the role also involves serving on our Board of Directors. We therefore ask that candidates are able to demonstrate some business knowledge.

Please note that this is a voluntary role. Neither the trustees nor directors receive any remuneration, however expenses incurred in carrying board duties will be fully reimbursed.

If you are interested in joining us please send a CV and covering letter to outlining your interests and experience.

Deadline: N/A



  • Assist in delivering our arts and education programmes
  • Be part of our marketing and sales activities
  • Gain insight into the day to day running of an arts organisation

There are regular volunteering opportunities at Ricefield.  More information can be found here.