Job opportunities (12.2.2023)


Lead Frontend Developer, THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES 

Archives are special. As a home of our collective memory, The National Archives plays a unique role. We hold records of events of national and international importance as well as documents that speak to our everyday lives, over the last one thousand years.

We're looking for an enthusiastic and highly skilled Lead Frontend Developer to influence, shape and grow our frontend capability. Presenting The National Archives on the web is both challenging and endlessly fascinating. The scale of the collection, diversity of audiences and variety of user needs, makes it a challenge like no other. This role leads our frontend development. With your excellent coding skills, passion for accessibility and progressive enhancement your job is to ensure standards are defined, maintained and shared to help turn the ambition of being an archive for everyone into a user's experience.

As The National Archive's Lead Frontend Developer, you will bring your expertise and in-depth knowledge to design, develop and shape our digital services, and therefore be a key influencer on how to grow our capability in an open and collaborative environment.

You will apply your skills and judgement to set our technical direction, define standards and lead a team of talented, motivated frontend developers to ensure excellence in the development of our services. You will take on the role of supporting, mentoring and coaching the team whilst leading by example.

You will embrace challenge and look for opportunities to do things differently. You will help strengthen our agile culture within the team and across the organisation. This includes engaging with the wider development and accessibility communities across government, sharing your knowledge, learning from others and raising the profile of our work.

You will be passionate about technology and thrive in an environment which values and supports continuous learning and self-development. TNA is a member of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) allowing you the opportunity to work with colleagues around the world trying to solve the same issues as we are.

This is a full time post. However, TNA are open to requests for part-time working, flexible working and job sharing. We normally operate a hybrid working arrangement but we can offer the possibility of home working for this particular role.

Digital Content Manager, DESIGN MUSEUM 

The Design Museum reopened its doors in a newly refurbished home in Kensington in November 2016. Over six years and 5m followers later, the museum is looking for an exceptional Digital Content Manager to lead every aspect of the museum's digital communications effort and to look after the organisation's digital estate. It is a fantastic time to be joining the museum as we reassess post-pandemic what digital means for us as an organisation and look to truly embrace its potential.

The role will suit a highly motivated individual wishing to work in a fast-paced and multifaceted cultural environment, who is passionate about the power of design, and wants to share compelling stories to bring that passion to others.

Job Scope

The Digital Content Manager is responsible for taking visitor-targeted rich content from concept to publication by collaborating with a diverse team of staff and freelance contributors. Their main responsibility is leading the museum's social media channels, developing content, and driving engagement to our 5m+ social media following. They will take ownership of both content strategy and production, ensuring discoverability, accessibility, relevance, and quality to drive awareness and excitement around the museum's programmes and commercial activities.

They will be responsible for line-managing the Digital Officer and work closely and holistically with the marketing and PR teams to manage the museum's website, social media channels, e-CRM, and relationships with influencers. Ensuring a joined-up user experience across all digital touchpoints, the Digital Content Manager will work to maximise opportunities for engagement and conversion whilst continually learning from our audiences. They report to the Senior PR and Media Manager.

Trustees, United Kingdom Antarctic Heritage Trust, United Kingdom Antarctic Heritage Trust 

We are the United Kingdom Antarctic Heritage Trust and our aim is to connect people with the wonder of Antarctica and its stories of human endeavour to help promote a greater understanding of this phenomenal place and the role we all have in protecting it.

We conserve Antarctic heritage by looking after six designated historic sites on the Antarctic Peninsula and by working with Antarctic policy makers on heritage and conservation.

Through creative programming, we use these remarkable stories to explore Antarctica and why it matters to us all, helping current and future generations discover, understand, value and protect this precious wilderness.

We are looking to strengthen and enhance our Board of Trustees with new skills and ideas and the energy to deliver our vision. We are seeking individuals who are inspired by the potential of our vision and have the expertise, networks and creativity to build support for our work.

We want people with a passion for Antarctica who can offer a commitment to our vision, mission and values, a way of working which demonstrates this and an enthusiasm to share it with others.

We are looking for expertise in the following areas:

  • Strategic thinking and leadership, Entrepreneurship and innovation, Networking and profile-raising, International perspective and/or operational experience in Antarctica Successful achievement of fundraising and/or commercial goals

We are keen to promote strong principles of equality and diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

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We use remarkable stories to explore Antarctica and why it matters to us all, helping current and future generations discover, understand, value and protect this precious wilderness.

Collection Assistant, TATE 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Tate Britain Curatorial department. You will support the Department on the research and process of acquiring British Art, led by the Director of Collection, British Art, and providing expert advice on works in the collection and other works of art covered by Tate's area of expertise. You will also liaise with other Tate departments notably representatives of the International acquisitions team and other sites, Tate Research, Collection Care, Development and Communications.

As an organised, flexible administrator you will have relevant experience of working in a busy office environment. You will be highly computer literate, used to taking initiative, flexible and at your best in a busy team environment. With the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships at all levels, you will consistently produce all work to a high standard. You'll be a proactive and flexible team member, who is also able to work unsupervised under their own initiative.

Successful candidates will have access to a range of benefits, including 25 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 27 days pro rata after 3 years of service; an extra day off for your birthday each year; a cycle to work scheme; opportunities for blended and flexible working; free access to Tate exhibitions and other museums and galleries; Life Assurance; and a 'Defined Contribution' pension scheme with generous employer contributions. Successful candidates who are already members of the Civil Service Pension Scheme or have recently left the scheme may be eligible to remain as members of this scheme instead.

Learning and Engagement Assistant, ROYAL BOROUGH OF KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA 

Making our museums meaningful for the widest possible range of people.
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea manages two of the most important house museums in London: Leighton House, the former studio-house of the Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton; and Sambourne House, home of the legendary illustrator Linley Sambourne. These are an incredible resource and we run an evolving programme of events to ensure they are accessible and welcoming. From workshops and live music to lectures and outreach activities, we engage with the widest possible audience by devising a diverse range of activities and delivering them on site, off site and online.

The Role:

Supporting the Learning and Public Programme Manager, you'll develop and deliver learning materials and programmes to help people engage with the arts, heritage, culture and science through our museums. There will be a particular focus on schools and reaching out to people in the local community who are currently under-represented and those with additional needs, but your audience is potentially global. While it's often a practical, hands-on role, engaging face to face with the public, you will also be expected to contribute to vital administration, data gathering, evaluation and reporting.

Head of Visitor Experience, CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL 

Are you a dynamic, proactive professional looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a proven track record of managing the delivery of a wide-ranging programme of activities including developing new visitor experiences and opportunities?

Could you provide effective, strategic leadership for the delivery of an external engagement strategy at Canterbury Cathedral that will attract a new and diverse audience?

If so the exciting opportunity that has arisen at Canterbury Cathedral for the appointment to the role of Head of Head of Visitor Experience may just be the role for you.

Canterbury Cathedral remains one of the most visited places in the country. It is first and foremost a working, living church and community offering a warm welcome to all visitors, groups and individuals from all over the world, delivering its aim to show people Jesus. Alongside its programme of daily worship, the Cathedral offers a wide range of facilities including guided Cathedral tours, behind the scenes visits to unseen areas such as the Stained Glass Studio, Stone Conservation Workshop, Archives & Library and the amazing views across the City from the Bell Harry Tower. It boasts Hotel and Conference facilities, world class, musicians and first class facilities to the 100,000 or so school children who visit the Cathedral every year. The Visitor Welcome Centre offers an interactive space and a Community Studio which allows for learning and participation centering on the Cathedrals heritage, historic collections and themes through messy play, art and craft workshops, performance, screenings, displays, presentations, meetings, talks projects and exhibitions and other small events.

As the Head of Visitor Experience you will coordinate and be a successful influencer, at a strategic level in; engagement, public relations, marketing and line management across the work of external engagement departments and securing effective relationships with stakeholders.

We are seeking candidates with experience, amongst other, of:- working in a large, complex organisation, heritage sites and visitor attractions; working collaboratively with a range of people from different backgrounds and delivering excellent customer care; working closely with relevant areas of works such as marketing, education, hospitality and retail; a track record of devising and delivering projects within budget and on time; a proven track record of commercial acumen and of taking measured risks; and experience of providing clear concise reports.