Head of Museums, Libraries and Archives – National Lottery Heritage Fund

Job Title: Head of Museums, Libraries and Archives Policy
Salary: £54,035
Hours: Full time
Term: Permanent
Location: National Lottery Heritage Fund, flexible location
Closing date: 12:00 am 30 May 2022

Leading, Inspiring and Resourcing the UK’s Heritage

The National Lottery Heritage Fund is the largest funder of the UK’s heritage. The projects we fund create lasting and positive change for people and communities and we believe that heritage has a crucial role to play in contributing to a more equal society.

We are recruiting for a full time Head of Museums, Libraries and Archives Policy on a permanent contract based in any of the National Lottery Heritage Fund’s offices across the UK.

This role is a unique opportunity to provide policy leadership for the Heritage Fund’s work across museums, libraries and archives, ensuring the Fund’s work is evidence-led, responding to identified needs and delivering real impact across the UK. Based in the Heritage Fund’s UK-wide policy team you will be our senior policy professional and lead advocate for museums, libraries and archives, leading high-level relationships, developing and articulating policy to government and leading our relationships across sectors, partners and stakeholders, actively shaping the funding landscape and strategic opportunities for museums, libraries and archives.

If you are excited about helping ensure that heritage is inclusive and accessible to everyone, for now and future generations, then we want to hear from you.

  • Applications close on 30 May 2022
  • Interviews are expected to take place on 9-10 June 2022.

Our Values

Our Values and Behaviours sit at the heart of our work and are central to how we recruit. How you demonstrate our Values is just as important to us as your skills and experience.

  • Inclusive of all aspects of heritage, people and communities
  • Ambitious for our people, communities and heritage
  • Collaborative by working and learning together
  • Trusted for our integrity, expertise and judgement

Flexible Working

We have offices all over the UK and we champion a flexible approach to working where this supports our business needs. Many of our roles include opportunities to work from home or are open for job share arrangements.

Location: Flexible, based in any of the Fund’s offices across the UK able to sustain frequent travel to London

Disability Confident Employer

We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria for every vacancy. We always endeavour to make reasonable adjustments and special requirements can be discussed and arranged before an interview.The National Lottery Heritage Fund pledges to provide an inclusive working and learning environment for our people which prioritises fairness, equality, diversity and inclusion as well as dignity and respect for all. We will create a workspace where intimidation, discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation are not tolerated and actively prevented and opposed.

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