March Job Vacancies From AIM Members

Photo courtesy of Avoncroft Museum

The following are the latest vacancies from AIM member museums across the UK.

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Programmes and Marketing Manager – Avoncroft Museum

This new role will help the Museum flourish by promoting Avoncroft Museum as a visitor attraction and its ongoing work of saving historic buildings from destruction. They will increase the Museum’s profile and overall footfall, raising income by delivering programmes, and increasing engagement of visitors, members and supporters. Applications close 25 March

Programmes and Marketing Manager – Avoncroft Museum  

 

Head of Policy and Communications – The Heritage Alliance

Are you passionate about the Heritage Sector? Do you want to work at the heart of heritage policy and help to champion its future? The Heritage Alliance is the heritage sector’s umbrella organisation and advocacy body and we are seeking an outstanding person to take up the key role of Head of Policy and Communications. The successful candidate will join the Alliance’s small, energetic team based in our offices just behind the Tate Modern.

This is an exciting and wide-ranging role requiring a dynamic, proactive and reliable individual with a strategic outlook and a track record of influencing and impact. Reporting to the Chief Executive the role incorporates a wide range of communications, public affairs and policy tasks. Applicants should be persuasive communicators, able to demonstrate strong written, analytical and project management skills. Technical website competence and social media management experience are essential. Applications close 27 March

Head of Policy and Communications – The Heritage Alliance

 

Operations Manager – The Folly

As Operations Manager it will be your job to ensure the smooth day to day running of The Folly, Settle’s House of Mystery. The Folly is Settle’s only Grade 1 listed historic property and dates from the 17th century. This unique attraction incorporates the well-renowned Coffee House, an Artisan’s Gallery, Museum of North Craven Life and Exhibition Galleries.

Reporting to the Chairman, this is a very hands-on and diverse role, with responsibility for the day to day running of all operational aspects of The Folly (excluding the Coffee House, which has a Manager in post) and an opportunity to influence the future commercial direction of the property. This is a challenging and rewarding role too, that involves both administration and front of house duties, as well as duty management and key-holder responsibilities. Applications close Friday 29 March 2019 4:00pm

Vacancy: Operations Manager, The Folly, Settle’s House Of Mystery

 

IPR@50 Co-ordinator – Islington People’s Rights (IPR)

The role of the IPR@50 Co-ordinator is to deliver a number of events and activities in Islington that recognise IPR’s work over the last 50 years. Based on this work, the Co-ordinator will need to ensure that a legacy of materials and relationships are developed that can be used by the organisation in the future. One of the main events for which specialist skills are required is the development, curation and delivery of an exhibition at Islington Museum in November and December 2019. It is being offered as a distinctly part-time role on a 1-year fixed term contract, average 1 day a week. Closing date for applications is Friday 5 April 2019.

IPR@50 Co-ordinator – Islington People’s Rights (IPR)

 

Archivist – Warner Textile Archive

Braintree District Museum Trust has an exciting opportunity to join the Warner Textile Archive team in Braintree, Essex and manage the internationally important Archive Collection. This is a rare opportunity to develop the research, collections management and digital strategy of the Archive to enable public access and facilitate commercial use.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day care and interpretation of the Archive Collection including specialist access by academics and museum professionals. An important part of the role will be to develop and implement a research framework and to lead the Warner Textile Archive Online project to catalogue and digitise the Archive Collection. Applications close 7 April.

Archivist – Warner Textile Archive

 

Engagement Officer – The Royal Albert Memorial Museum

We are looking for someone with experience of developing and implementing community engagement/learning projects within the cultural sector, someone who knows how to work with various communities of interest and understands how to engage and inspire young people.

The post holder will be responsible for developing and managing RAMM’s Arts Award programme, its festivals and community outreach activities and its work with young LGBTQ people. They will also contribute to a number of engagement projects working with older people, BAME groups, children and young people. Applications close 3 April

Engagement Officer – The Royal Albert Memorial Museum

 

Working Animal Supervisor – Weald and Downland Living Museum

We have an opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Working Animal Supervisor with a background in heavy or working horses and animals to join our interpretation team. We have a selection of farm animals grazing in paddocks and carrying out traditional seasonal farming activities around different parts of the Museum site. These include working horses and oxen; geese, chickens; seasonal sheep and pigs who are all part of the team!

This role is supported by a team of passionate and committed volunteers to oversee the care, management and the accurate historic interpretation of all of our animals. The ability to motivate members of the staff and volunteer teams to uphold high standards, always deliver fantastic visitor experience and demonstrate best practice in all we set out to achieve is essential. Applications close 15 April

 Working Animal Supervisor – Weald and Downland Living Museum

 

Commercial Director – National Museum Wales Amgueddfa Cymru

An exciting new role and opportunity, reporting to the Director General as one of the senior leadership team. While the ability to speak Welsh is not essential for this role, we would support applicants who are interested in learning Welsh.  We are using an external recruitment company to administer the process for this job. You are welcome to apply in Welsh and this will not lead to a delay. Applications via Odgers Berndtson close 26 April

 Commercial Director – National Museum Wales Amgueddfa Cymru

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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