Job vacancies

These are the latest job vacancies currently open for applications.

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Milton Keynes Museum – Head of Development

Milton Keynes Museum – Head of Development

Due to our growth over the years, we are now looking for an ambitious Head of Development Manager who can help us to enhance the work of the Museum as a cultural attraction, a visitor attraction and as an important place-making institution.

Hours: This is a part time (3 days a week) role

Term: 2- year fixed term contract with the potential for further extension

Closing Date: 12:00 am 10 May 2021

Leach Pottery – Comms and Marketing Manager

Leach Pottery – Comms and Marketing Manager

Responsible for developing and implementing external and internal communications for the Leach Pottery (Trust and Enterprises) in line with our strategic vision, values and Business Plan.

Hours: 0.8 to 1 FTE (4-5 days a week) ideally full-time

Term: Permanent

Closing Date: 12:00 am 9 May 2021

Leach Pottery – Studio Apprentice

Leach Pottery – Studio Apprentice

This is a 36 month/3 year placement at foundation level, aimed at someone with little or no previous experience of ceramics and with priority given to those based permanently in Cornwall.

Hours: Full time

Term: 36 month / 3 year placement

Closing Date: 12:00 am 9 May 2021

Bucks County Museum

Bucks County Museum

Bucks County Museum have three vacancies – two consultant briefs and one fixed term contract.

Closing Date: 12:00 am 10 May 2021

AIM – New Stories New Audiences Project Support Officer

AIM – New Stories New Audiences Project Support Officer

AIM wishes to recruit a Project Support Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to play a role in the implementation of a new fund which will invest in and support museums to widen and diversify their audiences.

Hours: 20 days per round for three grant rounds

Closing Date: 5:00 pm 17 May 2021

Kent Mining Museum – Museum Manager

Kent Mining Museum – Museum Manager

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Museum Manager to lead the establishment of the new National Lottery Heritage Funded Kent Mining Museum ahead of its official opening.

Hours: 40 hours per week

Term: Permanent

Closing Date: 11:59 pm 16 May 2021

Buckingham Old Gaol Museum – Interpretation Design Consultant and Project Manager

Buckingham Old Gaol Museum – Interpretation Design Consultant and Project Manager

Design brief: design and install a temporary exhibition; carry out a small permanent gallery upgrade and develop associated graphic design of materials. 

Closing Date: 11:59 pm 20 May 2021

Anaesthesia Museum – Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant

Anaesthesia Museum – Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant

The Anaesthesia Museum is seeking a consultant to support it, and the Association, to develop an EDI Action Plan, provide training to support organisational improvement, and help the museum establish and run an advisory panel, which will help the team to embed and champion EDI practices in all areas of their work. This includes collecting, storytelling and event programming.

Term: August 2021 - January 2022

Closing Date: 5:00 pm 9 May 2021

Anaesthesia Museum – Freelance Oral Historian

Anaesthesia Museum – Freelance Oral Historian

The Anaesthesia Museum is embarking on a journey to readdress the balance of the stories it tells and the events they deliver. A journey which is needed and we’re eager to begin.

Term: June/July 2021 - February 2022

Closing Date: 5:00 pm 9 May 2021

Learning & Engagement Officer – River & Rowing Museum

Learning & Engagement Officer – River & Rowing Museum

With audiences at its heart, the Public Engagement Team builds relationships with individuals, communities, and institutions to invite perspectives, curiosity, and support.

Hours: an average of 30 hours a week on a potentially flexible basis

Closing Date: 11:59 pm 17 May 2021

Marketing & Communications Manager – Tullie House

Marketing & Communications Manager – Tullie House

Are you a great communicator with original creative flare? Do you lead strategy development and think outside the box?

Hours: 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 9:00 am 24 May 2021

Director, Cultural Property – Arts Council England

Director, Cultural Property – Arts Council England

Arts Council England is seeking an inclusive and collaborative Director, Cultural Property, contract position. This is an exciting opportunity to work with the Museums and Cultural Property team as it continues to improve how it delivers its programmes, working closely with colleagues across Arts Council.

Hours: 35 hours per week

Term: Fixed term contract from 1 July 2021 – 31 March 2022

Closing Date: 11:59 pm 11 May 2021

Stained Glass Trainee – Rochdale Development Agency

Stained Glass Trainee – Rochdale Development Agency

The restoration of Rochdale Town Hall provides a once in a generation opportunity for the project to recruit and train an individual in the specialist area of stained glass restoration work under the control of qualified and ICON accredited conservators.

Hours: Full Time – 37.5 hours per week

Term: 2 years – September 2021 – September 2023

Closing Date: 11:59 pm 15 June 2021

Learning & Community Engagement Manager – Cogges Heritage Trust

Learning & Community Engagement Manager – Cogges Heritage Trust

The development and delivery of quality formal and informal learning and community projects, both on and offsite. Maternity cover until May 2022.

Hours: 37.5 per week

Term: Maternity cover until 13 May 2022

Closing Date: 5:00 pm 16 May 2021

Part-time Business and Development Manager – Sharpe’s Pottery Heritage and Arts Trust

Part-time Business and Development Manager – Sharpe’s Pottery Heritage and Arts Trust

This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the future of Sharpe’s Pottery Heritage and Arts Trust and Sharpes Pottery Museum following our refurbishment and re-opening after the Covid19 Pandemic

Hours: Two days per week

Term: 12 month temporary post initially

Closing Date: 5:00 pm 19 May 2021

Administration Officer – The Whitaker

Administration Officer – The Whitaker

We are are seeking a colleague with administration experience to support The Whitaker on its next stage of development into a larger museum and art gallery.

Hours: Part time, 4 days per week, open to flexible arrangements (regular weekend attendance)

Closing Date: 5:00 pm 17 May 2021

Collections Curator – The Whitaker

Collections Curator – The Whitaker

We are are seeking a colleague with museum collections experience to support The Whitaker on its next stage of development into a larger museum and art gallery. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in enabling The Whitaker to deliver its ambitions.

Hours: Full Time (some regular weekend cover)

Closing Date: 5:00 pm 19 May 2021