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You will be responsible for areas of activity including AIM’s grant programmes, the annual AIM national conference and flagship programmes including our Success Guides, Prospering Boards, the AIM Hallmarks and Open Up: museums for everyone, amongst others. It will be essential to develop a creative and effective team working relationship with the Programmes and Finance Officer to ensure high quality programme delivery that meets the needs of our members and our funders. Applications close 8 May Programmes Manager – Association Of Independent Museums
AIM is looking for a Head of Communications to join our staff team to develop and implement an AIM Communications Strategy for our members, partners and stakeholders and take on the role of Editor of the AIM Bulletin, our flagship bimonthly publication. You will need to develop a dynamic, creative and effective team working relationship with our Marketing and Membership Manager to ensure that all aspects of AIM’s digital and print communications match our core purpose, ensure that our members are well informed and have a strong voice and that advertising revenues and commercial opportunities are maximised. Applications close 8 May Head of Communications – Association Of Independent Museums
To assist the Director in the development of and delivery of the forward plan of the Rural Life Centre through fundraising and promoting of the museum to outside organisations and individuals as laid down by the Trust. The Rural Life Centre is an independent museum that has recently acquired accreditation status. Our collection is based on objects associated with farming and goods used by local craftsmen circa 1750-1960. Many aspects of village and rural life are also displayed, recalling a way of life once common to the local people. The museum is distributed over ten acres of field, woodland and barns. Applications close 3 May Fundraising Officer – The Rural Life Centre
This is an exciting new role made possible by National Lottery Heritage funding and requiring a dynamic, proactive and reliable individual with a strategic outlook and a track record of fundraising and development success. Reporting to the Chief Executive, the role will be responsible for improving the financial sustainability of the Alliance through growing our membership, resources and capabilities. You will have stretching fundraising and membership growth targets, effecting a real game change in what the Alliance is able to achieve in the future. The role will comprise a wide range of communications, fundraising and development tasks, developing new sources of income, building partnerships, levering in funding and implementing new products for members. Applications close 5 May Development & Membership Manager – The Heritage Alliance
We wish to appoint suitably experienced Audience Development consultant(s) to develop our Audience Development Strategy and 5-year Activity Plan to inform the capital development programme. This will involve the planning, organisation and implementation of a number of consultation sessions engaging with current and new audiences from June 2019. The consultant(s) will collate and review the information gathered at these events using it to produce an Audience Development Strategy, developing the recommendations into a 5-year Activity Plan. Tenders by 5pm on 10 May Audience Development Consultant(s) – The Alfred Gillett Trust
The Trust are also seeking suitably experienced Business Planning consultant(s) to develop our first Business Plan. The 5-year plan will guide our activities through the capital development project and beyond, ensuring our aspirations are viable and sustainable. This will involve undertaking a business review identifying opportunities for cost saving, increasing income by recommending new approaches to fundraising, trading and other income generating activities, as well as alternative income streams. We want to identify and understand the current risks and how these can be mitigated to provide economic sustainability for the proposed museum. Tenders by 5pm on 10 May Business Planning Consultant(s) – The Alfred Gillett Trust
This post offers a unique and exciting opportunity to occupy a crucial position in the inspiring and innovative regeneration project of a site of great international significance, which is made possible in large part thanks to a substantial National Lottery Heritage Fund award. Reporting to the Board, and working closely with our partners, you will drive through our ambitious Business and Activity Plans so as to inspire visitors, promote community involvement and provide healthy financial returns. Applications close 10 May.
The Museum of East Anglian Life is seeking to recruit a Volunteer Officer – Food and Farming. The Volunteer Officer’s role is to recruit and retain volunteers, supporting them to play an active role as part of the museum community and to improve their personal wellbeing. The Volunteer Officer will be focused on engaging volunteers with the museum’s estate and the role is hands-on as well as administrative. In particular, the Volunteer Officer will work with our Suffolk Punch horse and in our farming areas to engage volunteers with growing food and caring for animals. Completed applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or addressed to Rebecca Matta, Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1DL. Applications close 20 May
The Association for Heritage Interpretation (AHI) is currently looking for someone to take on the role of Editor for their Journal. The appointed editor would be expected to lead a small team (designer, copy editor and advertising assistant) and would have a specific focus on developing new content, themes and ideas for the journal. Closing date: Friday 31 May 2019 Journal Editor – The Association for Heritage Interpretation
Nottingham Castle Trust is seeking a visionary and experienced CEO to lead the development and operation of Nottingham Castle when it re-opens to the public following a £30,000,000 transformational redevelopment. Covering letter and CV to be submitted to CEOrecruitment@nottinghamcastletrust.org by noon on 20 May 2019. Initial interviews will be held on 4th June, with final interviews on 10th June. For a full job description, please click here.