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Diversity and inclusion statement

Diversity and Inclusion is at the heart of the Zaha Hadid Foundation (ZHF). We endeavor to create a respectful, equitable and inclusive culture that supports all our employees regardless of age, disability and neurodiversity, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation, and socioeconomic background.

ZHF works to ensure that our recruitment processes are inclusive and accessible. We are committed to making adjustments wherever possible for disabled applicants. We are happy to discuss flexible working options for all our roles.

Current vacancies 

Collections Assistant x 2

We are seeking to appoint two Collections Assistants on a fixed term basis (to 31 December 2024). The Collections Assistants will work as part of a team on a project to audit, research, document and rehouse the Foundation’s wide-ranging collections, and to support other aspects of the organisation’s activities, including the developing research, loans and exhibitions programme. The roles are primarily based at our Shad Thames storage facility, but may also work at our Bowling Green Lane site and will be expected to travel to off-site object storage locations across London.

Collections Assistant Job Description.


There are no current placement opportunities. 

Work experience

ZHF understands the immense value of work experience to both the host and the person undertaking the placement. We endeavour to provide a wide range of experiences in a cultural and research institution. 

We normally offer work experience placements lasting five days to children and young people up to the age of 18, in partnership with their school and guardian. We also accept permission solely from a guardian if they are home schooled. 

Please note, we do not offer any architectural work experience.  

For further inquiries, please contact learning@zhfoundation.com