Job opportunities (17.3.2023)


Associate Conservator, THE NATIONAL GALLERY 

The National Gallery is seeking a pro-active and knowledgeable individual to act as the key liaison within the Conservation Department for its Digital Dossier Programme (DDP). This ambitious research infrastructure and knowledge-enabling change programme is a key element of the 'Research for Public Benefit' pillar of the National Gallery's 2021-26 Strategic Plan. 12 projects are scheduled to begin under the Programme's initial phase, to be delivered by the end of 2024, as part of the Gallery's bicentenary celebrations.

The post holder will work across projects, leading the conservation input to each; direct line management will be via a senior conservator within the department, and there would be a dotted line reporting to the DDP project manager.

The role is flexible, blending both in-house and remote working.


Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales


Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales is seeking a highly motivated leader with a passion for culture and heritage in Wales, and who will bring improved diversity and representation to its Board of Trustees. Could this be you?

Our ideal candidates will:

  • demonstrate a commitment to the values and the vision of Amgueddfa Cymru, and an appreciation of its role and purpose as a national organisation in Wales;
  • be an experienced senior leader with evidence of sound decision making in a large, complex or multi-disciplinary organisation;
  • have a proven track record of increasing diversity and promoting inclusion and equality with a commitment to widening access and participation in culture throughout Wales;
  • have experience of developing strategic partnerships and a thorough understanding of good governance, accountability and financial responsibility.

As a senior position with accountability to Welsh Government Ministers, Senedd Cymru and the Charity Commission this is a renumerated role at £35,182.80 annually.

The full person specification and essential criteria are included in the applicants' information pack.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role of Chair, please contact Jason Thomas, Director, Culture Division, Welsh Government or Manon Maragakis, Head of Sponsorship, Culture Division, Welsh Government,


The Domesday Book. Shakespeare's will. Tweets from Downing Street. War time records. These are just some of the 11 million items held by The National Archives (TNA). With a collection like this – the largest in the world – it's no surprise that we handle over five percent of all Freedom of Information (FOI) requests received by the Government. As a FOI Manager, you'll have a great opportunity to work with closed historical records. You'll ensure decisions regarding their access are efficiently and appropriately managed to keep operations running smoothly. Join us and you'll work in an organisation that offers great support and exceptional benefits. 


With a rich history dating back over 700 years, the Mercers' Company is focussed on being a philanthropic force for good and philanthropy is at the core of its past, present and future. Our giving is focused on Young People & Education, Older People & Housing and Church & Communities.

The Company is a complex and challenging organisation, incorporating the traditions of a City institution and a modern business with a mission of charitable giving. It combines the attributes of a substantial property and investment company with a set of ambitious philanthropic aims. It donates millions each year to charitable causes, with a particular focus on young people and education, older people and housing, and church and communities.

The Company is seeking to appoint a Curator to play a significant role in the delivery and development of the Company's Heritage plan, leading on all aspects of curatorial work. Specifically, the Curator will lead on planning and delivering the Mercers' Company Exhibitions in a way that makes them accessible and engaging. The successful candidate will take a lead on object acquisitions, care, display and interpretation of heritage items and be responsible for the management and development of the Heritage Trainee.

This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative small team who provide high quality Heritage support in a major philanthropic organisation. 


The Royal Armouries is the United Kingdom's national museum of arms and armour and one of the most important collections of its type in the world, housed at its headquarters and flagship museum in Leeds, its historic home at the Tower of London, and the Victorian Fort Nelson in Hampshire.

CAN YOU TURN A VISION FOR TRANSFORMATION INTO REALITY? We are looking for an experienced and effective programme director to ensure the delivery of a series of strategic capital projects to help transform and guarantee the future of the World's oldest museum.

Your experience and insight, gained from successful project delivery at scale will enable to you plan and deliver a complex programme within a sensitive and public facing operating context. Your understanding of risk, change management and governance will ensure robust and timely decisions are made, communicated and executed to guarantee success. Your background will give you a strong sense of the impact and importance of the Royal Armouries' project outcomes and a passion to deliver them in a way that equality of access and promotes diverse and collaborative practice.

This position is a permanent contract, working full time, 36 hours per week, 5 days out of 7. Weekend, Bank Holiday and evening working will occasionally be required, as will some travel.

Office Administrator (Operations & IT), THE SATURDAY CLUB TRUST 

Office Administrator (Operations & IT) The Saturday Club Trust

Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Location: Offices based at Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA, with some hybrid working
Salary: £25,000-£30,000 per annum, dependant on experience

About National Saturday Club

The National Saturday Club gives 13–16-year-olds across the country the opportunity to study subjects they love at their local university, college or cultural institution, for free. With over 90 Clubs nationally, the programme is currently offered across seven dynamic subjects: Art&Design, Craft&Making, Fashion&Business, Film&Media, Science&Engineering, Society&Change and Writing&Talking.

The programme offers young people a transformational opportunity to build versatile and creative skills, develop confidence and discover pathways to further study and future careers. With a particular focus on engaging young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and underrepresented communities who may not otherwise have the opportunity to engage in extracurricular activity, the National Saturday Club's established model has proven impact.

The National Saturday Club was initiated in 2009 by The Sorrell Foundation, an educational charity co-founded by Sir John Sorrell CBE and Lady Sorrell OBE. The Saturday Club Trust is an independent charity set up in 2016 to manage and develop the National Saturday Club. The charity receives public funding from the Department for Education and the National Lottery through Arts Council England. It is also supported by the British Film Institute, British Fashion Council, Chatham House, QEST, and industry partners.

Heritage Project Manager, HOUSE OF COMMONS 

The House of Commons a unique and exciting place to work right at the heart of the UK's thriving democratic system.

Behind the scenes, the House of Commons Service is made up of more than 3,000 employees who support and facilitate the smooth day to day running of the House. They provide professional services to Members of Parliament, their staff, and the wider parliamentary community.

Staff Benefits

In addition to your salary, we offer an attractive range of benefits including:

  • 30 days' annual leave (increasing to 35 days after first full leave year).
  • Civil Service pension with an average employer contribution of 27%.
  • Access to training and development.
  • Flexible working.
  • Interest free season ticket loan and bicycle loan.

Human Resources Manager, D.R.A.W RECRUITMENT 

A growing London Auction House is looking for a Part-Time HR Manager to take lead responsibility for managing the employee life cycle. This is a new position within the company and will work closely with the Managing Director to ensure the company delivers a healthy and happy work place for its' employees. The hours and days are negotiable but around 20 hours per week is expected.

Internal Communications and Engagement Manager, VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM 

The People Team at the V&A, use expertise to enable realisation of V&A strategy through people .

We promote and develop an inspiring, inclusive, and collaborative culture., through attracting, nurturing and retaining diverse talent. We look to promote innovative thinking and working and support engagement & collaboration via highly effective internal communication.

Main Purpose of Job

To develop and implement an employee engagement and internal communications strategy that encourages high staff performance and contributes directly to the achievements of the V&A's strategic aims. Supports a range of internal communications activities to better inform, engage, motivate V&A staff and realise an ambition to be the employer of choice in the sector.

Closing date for all applications is 21st March 2023 at 23:59.