Job opportunities (10.2.2022)
Curator, IMPRESSIONS GALLERY
Impressions Gallery is a charity that helps people understand the world through photography and acts as an agent for change. Established in 1972, we have grown to become one of the UK's leading centres for photography.
We are seeking to appoint a Curator to work as part of our small and dedicated team.
The Curator will be responsible for the delivery of exhibitions, commissions, and other curatorial projects in line with Impressions Gallery's vision and mission. They will contribute ideas to the artistic programme, with opportunities to curate and lead on exhibitions that champion high-quality and risk-taking photography that is accessible to all.
Other main duties include management of Impressions Gallery's touring exhibitions portfolio, developing partnerships for exhibitions and other curatorial projects; ensuring effective communications to enable the artistic programme to reach wide and diverse audiences; supporting learning and engagement programmes; and assisting with the charity's fundraising aims.
Senior Digital Manager, NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
The National Portrait Gallery houses a unique collection of all forms of portraiture of the people who have made or are currently contributing to British history and culture; the collection is the most comprehensive of its kind in the world. With around 2 million visitors each year and a strong national and international presence through touring exhibitions and special projects, the Gallery is one of the country's most important and popular galleries.
Head of Communications and Campaigns, NATIONAL ARMY MUSEUM
We are developing our team and looking for people to join us as part of our journey as an inspiring, vibrant and successful world-class Museum, aiming to reach and connect with a broad range of audiences both physically and digitally with our incredible subject and outstanding collections.
The Head of Communications and Campaigns is responsible for the on-going development and implementation of the Museum's communications activity. This will be delivered through a strategy, plans, campaigns and other activity that is consistent with the Museum's central proposition in order to extend the reach, reputation and revenue of the organisation.
Working with the Assistant Director (Enterprise), the wider Senior Leadership team, internal and external stakeholders, this role will deliver comprehensive planning and coordination of the Museum's communications activity. This is to ensure the Museum's messages, activity and associated content reaches the widest possible audience, and that priority audiences are targeted and reached effectively.
Patrons Manager, ROYAL MUSEUMS GREENWICH
Royal Museums Greenwich (RMG) illustrate for everyone the importance of the sea, ships, time and the stars. Comprising the National Maritime Museum, the Royal Observatory Greenwich, the Queen's House and Cutty Sark, RMG cares for some of the UK's most significant artistic, scientific and historical collections and historically important buildings and ships. Welcoming over 2.5 million visitors per year, we are one of the UK's top 10 visitor attractions, drawing an audience from around the globe to experience everything from Nelson's Trafalgar uniform or a world-class art collection to standing on the Meridian Line.
The Development Team secures vital income through donations, grants and sponsorship to ensure that Royal Museums Greenwich can meet its aims. Led by the Head of Development, the team of 10 comprises specialists in individual giving, trusts and statutory grants and corporate partnerships.
The Patrons Manager plays a vital role in raising philanthropic income that, in particular, is unrestricted and supports the RMG's most important projects. This role also delivers the highest standards of donor stewardship with the aim of generating renewed support and attracting new donors. It is inevitable that the prospecting and cultivating process may lead to philanthropic support by an individual without them becoming a Patron and to that extent this role needs to have an understanding of the broader range of individual giving opportunities and be able to help the individual support RMG in the most appropriate way for the individual.
Assistant Planetarium Astronomer (Part time), Royal Observatory Greenwich
The Astronomy Engagement Department based at the Royal Observatory Greenwich delivers a wide range of activities for schools and the public. The department is looking for an enthusiastic science communicator with strong live presentation skills and a well-rounded knowledge of astronomy and space exploration to support its work on a part-time basis. The postholder will work 2.5 days a week from Thursday to Saturday.
The postholder will be responsible for delivering a wide range of sessions for schools and public audiences. This will primarily focus on planetarium shows and workshop-style activities, although other types of activity may be included. This work can only be carried out on-site in person.
They will also spend some time in the office working on other projects, supporting the development of planetarium shows and workshops for the public and helping to manage related social media and web outputs. Some of their time will be spent supporting other staff in a variety of ways, from helping to set up or pack away equipment to hosting community events at the weekend.
Director of Learning, TATE
We are seeking an exceptional Director of Learning to devise and implement a strong learning strategy across Tate and through our digital presence. Drawing on the strength and depth of Tate's long established learning work and aligning it with the strategic priorities of each site, the role will make significant contribution to the objectives and values outlined in the 5 year plan to diversify our audiences and deepen engagement with the art we hold. This will involve refocusing our learning practice in response to the deep challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, the climate emergency and the societal changes required to work toward greater social equity for all.
Reporting directly to Tate's Director, you will coordinate the work of our learning division supporting them to work in close alignment with curatorial teams, our digital division, collection care, development and with colleagues in our audience division, ensuring that learning is embedded at the heart of Tate's overall artistic programme. There will also be a significant focus on increasing the diversity of those who work in partnership with, or visit and engage with Tate.