Job opportunities (18.2.2022)


Lead Digitisation Operations Manager

We are now looking to appoint an outstanding individual to become our Lead Digitisation Operations Manager. Reporting to the Research Leader and a key member of our senior Digitisation Project team, you will be responsible for the operational and logistic leadership, management, and delivery of the digitisation of the herbarium and Fungarium specimens. You will focus on optimising the interactions across the team to support the effective delivery of the Digitisation Project, cultivating a positive, collaborative, and innovative team, that will continuously strive to reach and exceed quality and quantitative outcomes.
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) is a leading plant science institute, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and major visitor attraction. Our mission is to understand and protect plants and fungi for the well-being of people and the future of all life on Earth.
We are working to end the unprecedented extinction crisis and to help create a world where nature is protected, valued by all and managed sustainably. We will achieve these goals by drawing on our leading scientific research, unrivalled collections of plants and fungi, global network of partners, inspirational gardens at Kew and Wakehurst, and our 260 years of history.


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.

Interpretation Editor, DESIGN MUSEUM

The Design Museum's temporary exhibitions programme is the central focus of its activities. The exhibitions include monographs and thematic exhibitions on every aspect of contemporary design and architecture, ranging from the environment to football.

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen at the Design Museum for a self-motivated Interpretation Editor who is passionate and knowledgeable about communicating with audiences through exhibitions. The successful candidate will be experienced when it comes to delivering successful exhibitions through effective interpretation, with experience developing and delivering an interpretation strategy. This role will suit someone with a passion for language and for sharing ideas with a broad audience. 

An internship at Waddesdon will allow participation in some of the most exciting work in a nationally and internationally renowned institution. This will in turn give interns a number of formal and informal learning opportunities that will assist the recipients with their future careers.

Our aim is to ensure we open the doors of Waddesdon as wide as possible to the future curators, conservators, visitor managers, archivists, gardeners, facilities managers, chefs, waiting staff, stewards, cleaners, events managers, administrators and leaders we may need in the future.

As well as developing talent in our own staff we would also like to give recent graduates, or those interested in working in a similar environment, an opportunity to learn first-hand by working alongside us in our daily activities.

Art Gallery - Creator (Design/Editing), EmployerMcKay Williamson 

McKay Williamson is a pioneering Art Gallery and Creative Agency making an impact on the art world.

We're looking for a multi talented Adobe creator to work on a variety of Photoshop, InDesign and Premiere projects.

This is a permanent role and ideally the start of a long-term career.

Conservation Manager: Historic Furniture and Decorative Arts, HOUSE OF COMMONS

The Conservation Manager will be responsible for managing the care of the HFDA Collection working to the Heritage Collections Functional Lead for Conservation and Keeper of HFDA, and closely with other conservators in the team. You will provide professional advice, take decisions, and manage projects which impact on the future condition of these items, ensuring they are fit for purpose as most of them are in use on a daily basis in a busy working environment. The postholder will contribute to the on-going, prioritised conservation plan and develop preventive care initiatives/protocols to reduce the risk of future damage to the Collection arising from its use, display and engagement through projects and events. The post holder will manage third parties in the conservation and other remedial work for the HFDA.