January Job Vacancies From AIM Members

Weald & Downland Living Museum
Weald & Downland Living Museum

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PA to the Director – Pallant House Gallery

As the PA to the Director, you will play a crucial role in the smooth running of the Gallery’s Executive office, facilitating the work of the Director and supporting the governance function. The role will oversee a smooth working relationship with a board of Trustees as well as several Committees and Advisory Groups and their members. Managing the minutes and agenda for the Senior Management Team, the successful applicant will play a key role in co-ordinating between the Director’s office and the team leading the various departments. The PA will organise important events at the Gallery such as private views for our major exhibitions and Director’s dinners attended by the Gallery’s important stakeholders. In supporting the Director, the PA will be part of an ambitious and enthusiastic team that will continue to see Pallant House Gallery thrive and excel in the future. Applications close: 6 February.

Pallant House Gallery  

Visitor Experience Manager – York Castle Museum and York St Marys

These are exciting times to join the Trust as we start to explore an exciting new redevelopment project for York Castle Museum. We are currently seeking a Visitor Experience Manager for York Castle Museum and York St Marys. The successful candidate will develop, lead and manage the delivery of excellent customer service, ensuring that our visitors have the best possible experience. You will have a relevant management qualification or equivalent experience in a similar role. Excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills are essential for this post, together with experience of team leadership and line management of staff. Applications close 4 February

Visitor Experience Manager – York Castle Museum and York St Marys

 Director – Ripon Museum Trust

Ripon Museums are looking for a transformational leader who shares our values, with great people skills and the passion, drive and ambition to enable us to realise our potential to become a museum with a national profile. This is a full-time, permanent position. Salary £40k plus benefits including a contributory pension. Applications close 15 February. If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Lizzy Tyler – Trustee on 07971 263 702. To apply please visit:

Director – Ripon Museum Trust

Curator – Chesham Museum

Since its inception in the early 1990s the Museum has acquired a substantial archive of images, artefacts, documents and audio material. Now at an important milestone in its development, the Museum has left its former home and is actively seeking new permanent premises. While these are being sought, we are looking to recruit a volunteer Curator to help shape the new Museum for when we reopen to the public. Project-related work will be on a fee-paid basis. Applications close 15 February.

 Curator – Chesham Museum

Project Evaluator – The National Coal Mining Museum for England

We have recently been awarded a HLF grant for its Coalfield Conversations project. This four-year project is aimed at increasing aboveground visitor engagement and focuses on four key areas: site welcome; a new site-wide wayfaring and interpretive signage scheme; new visitor-focused, volunteer-led activities; and growing an up-skilled volunteer cohort. The Museum is looking for an experienced evaluation consultant to evaluate the project over its four-year life, from initial benchmarking through to interim and then final project evaluation. Applications close 1 February.

Project Evaluator – The National Coal Mining Museum

Consultant – Sussex Wildlife Trust

Sussex Wildlife Trust wishes to appoint a consultant to provide an interpretation plan for HLF Heritage Grant Round 2 submission.  We are currently building a new Visitor centre at our Rye Harbour nature reserve, which is an internationally important site for wading birds and many other species.  The reserve already receives large number of visitors, the majority of whom come for a walk along the beach, rather than to see wildlife. As well as being an important nature reserve, the site also has a wide range of associated military and social history. Completed tenders by 30 January.

Consultant – Sussex Wildlife Trust

Trades and Crafts Interpreter (Bakehouse) at Weald & Downland Living Museum

To undertake interpretation demonstrations on site to enhance visitor experience, to support the work of the volunteers at the Museum, particularly those working in the bakehouse and dairy, as well as other trades and crafts areas, and assist in their training and to manage the daily housekeeping and good presentation of the bakehouse, dairy and other trades and crafts areas. Applications close 5 February and a full role description can be found at:

Trades and Crafts Interpreter (Bakehouse) at Weald & Downland Living Museum

Domestic Interpreter at Weald & Downland Living Museum

To undertake interpretation demonstrations on site to enhance visitor experience, to support the work of the volunteers at the Museum, particularly those working in the historic houses, and assist in their training and to manage the daily housekeeping, domestic arrangements and good presentation of the Tudor kitchen and other houses. Applications close 5 February and a full role description can be found at:

Domestic Interpreter at Weald & Downland Living Museum

 

 

 

 

 

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