Job opportunities (18.7.2022)
Junior Exhibitions Project Manager, DESIGN MUSEUM
The Exhibitions team is seeking a dynamic individual to work on the delivery of temporary displays and exhibitions across the museum. This will include exhibitions and displays on the Balcony Gallery, Atrium, Huth Gallery and Gallery 2.
The Junior Project Manager works closely with the Curatorial, Learning, Collections, Events, Development, and external design teams to ensure the production and installation of every element of the temporary displays and exhibitions is successfully delivered, to museum standards, on time and to budget. They are responsible for the delivery from concept development through to opening and post-opening maintenance.
They are also responsible for the effective organisation and delivery of specific touring exhibitions including prospecting, communications with national and international venue partners, the management of tours including logistics, contracts, schedules, and budgets.
The role will suit an individual with experience in coordinating museum exhibitions and experience supporting project managers in the delivery of major exhibitions. They will be an excellent communicator, adept at developing strong working relationships, both internally and with external delivery partners to deliver engaging and commercially successful exhibitions and displays.
Conservator, Time-based Media, TATE
Time-based media in this context describes artworks that have as their medium film, slides, video, audio, performance or software; they can be analogue or digital, but crucially they all have a durational aspect, or the "dimension" of time. The time-based media conservation team is responsible for the preservation, acquisition, exhibition, display and loan of these artworks.
We are seeking a conservator to work within the team to support the wide range of exhibitions and displays that are part of Tate's programme, with a focus on the Tate Britain Rehang. This role will work with a team of conservators, senior technicians and technicians on the preparation and installation of time-based media artworks selected for display across all Tate sites. The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate the strong technical knowledge, skills and experience required for the preparation and installation of these artworks.
This role will require an understanding of a range of technologies, media formats and the implications for displaying such artworks within gallery spaces. Day to day duties would include: care and maintenance of artwork equipment, liaising with other teams to organise the display of artworks, working within the team to prepare media and display equipment, as well as creating detailed documentation of artworks and how they are installed.
We are looking for someone who is willing to learn and develop in this area and share skills in a collaborative environment. It would be desirable for any candidate to have an interest in contemporary art and to have some knowledge of video editing software and running scripts in the command line.
The role is based at Tate Stores, with flexibility to travel between all Tate sites, to support Tate's programme.
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.
Director of Estates and Conservation, Old Royal Naval College
The Old Royal Naval College is the centrepiece of Maritime Greenwich, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a long and celebrated 500-year history. Our magnificent Baroque buildings and grounds are open to the public and are one of London's most popular visitor attractions, welcoming over 1.2 million visitors every year. The Greenwich Foundation was established in 1997 to conserve the Old Royal Naval College's iconic buildings and riverside grounds. Via award-winning learning programme, volunteering initiatives and a wealth of events, the charity holds a central place within the local community and provides opportunities for diverse audiences to share its significance.
Conserving, managing, presenting and developing the estate are the heart of what this role is all about. We want as many people as possible to feel that this is a place for them, a cultural destination and an educational campus. As our Director of Estates and Conservation, you will play a critical role in delivering our strategy which promotes excellence in the care, conservation and stewardship of our magnificent UNESCO world heritage site, whilst developing inspiring and engaging experiences for a broad range of audiences.
You will provide strategic leadership for our conservation programme, ensuring excellence in the care and presentation of the building, grounds and collections and plan and progress the next series of major development projects across our estate, unlocking hidden, under-utilised assets and bringing more of them into meaningful use. Alongside this, you will take ownership of the Foundation's estates strategy, leading on the operational running of the entire site ensuring that all estate and visitor practices are safe and effectively controlled.
As a key member of our senior leadership team, you will also play an important role in shaping our overall organisational development and represent the Foundation at the highest level with key stakeholders, networks, museums, government agencies, other members of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site, key funders and on-site partners on matters of heritage and conservation.
We are open to what sector you may come from but, whatever your background, you will be a creative and commercial thinker who is able to inspire and drive change as we deliver our ambitions.
Audience Researcher, THE NATIONAL GALLERY
The National Gallery is looking for a Audience Researcher to run a portfolio of research projects to help us understand our visitors. The role works across market research and product research - making recommendations to improve engagement, brand loyalty, advocacy and revenue. The ideal candidate has a background in survey writing and working knowledge of qualitative research methodologies.
We're about to update our audience strategy and develop new audience segments, so creativity and collaboration will be important. You'll also have the technical skills to collect and manage data through our platforms, and with agencies. If you're a research specialist who loves to create insights and drive decision making, please download the Job Profile document for more information.