Work Placements at Ikon Exhibitions

Work Placements at Ikon Exhibitions

Work Placements at Ikon – Exhibitions

Ikon offers a limited number of unpaid work placements within the ExhibitionsDepartment. If you would like to apply for a placement, please complete this application form. Only applications made on this form will be considered. Please do not attach any additional information.

Please make sure that you complete all sections and that your application form is well presented. We would recommend that you word process your application form.

Please remember that Royal Mail charges for postage based on size and weight. If you fail to apply the correct postage, your application form may not reach us.

The Exhibitionsteam will review all applications twice each year. The first deadline is atthe end of June; the second is at the end of December. We cannot make offers of placements to you before this time.

Any successful placements offered will fall within the 6 months that follow the application deadline (for example, if you submit your application before the June deadline, a placement could fall at any time between June and December that year). Placements will usually involve working 1-2 days per week over a period of 8-12 weeks.

Due to the very high volume of applications that we receive, we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates. Please check our website, Facebook and Twitter feeds regularly as we will announce when each application process has been completed.

Please note that we will only accept applications from applicants 18 years of age and above.

Return Address for this application form:

Work Placement Application – Exhibitions

FAO PA/Office Manager

Ikon Gallery

1 Oozells Square



B1 2HS

Completed applications may also be submitted by email in PDF format to

Personal Details

Full name:______









Would you like your personal details to be added on to our database for future mailings? Please cross the relevant box.

Yes No

Are you 18 years of age or older? Please cross the relevant box.

Yes No

Current Occupation If you are studying please include details of your college/university and course. If you are working, please include your employer name, your job title, key duties and responsibilities
Education / Training / Qualifications (most recent first)
College/University / Dates / Qualification (include grade)
Personal Statement
Please use this space to tell us aboutwhat you would like to achieve during your placement? Write about any skills you believe are relevant to the placement (i.e. interpersonal, IT, social media, technical, administrative).Include details on why you want to work in this particular department and why Ikon is important to you (Continuation sheets accepted)
Referee (most recent employer or tutor)

Full name:______

Job title:______








The information provided within this application is true and accurate at the time of completion.

Your name______

Your signature______


Please make sure that you also complete the attached diversity questionnaire and return this along with your completed application form. The questionnaire is for monitoring purposes only and will be detached from your application upon receipt.

Ikon Gallery is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. Registered charity no. 528892. Ikon is funded by Arts Council England and Birmingham City Council.

Diversity Questionnaire - Unpaid Voluntary Work Placements

Gender (please circle one):



Age Group (please circle one):

16-24 yrs

25-34 yrs

35-54 yrs

55-64 yrs

65+ yrs

Ethnic Origin (please tick)

Asian British
Black British
Black Caribbean
Black African
Black Other
White British
White Irish
White Other
Any other ethnic group:


Do you have a long-term illness, health problem or disability, which limits your daily activities or the work you can do? (please circle one)