Job opportunities (2.7.2022)


Digital Editor (Digital Innovation), MUSEUM OF LONDON 

We tell the story of London and Londoners and there's never been a more exciting time to join the team. You will contribute to our vision for digital transformation as we move towards the opening of our new museum in West Smithfield, reinventing what it means to be a city museum for the twenty-first century.

The museum is London's shared place in the middle of it all. Slap bang in the middle of rush hour, of 10,000 years of history, of London's biggest arguments, trade routes and memories. No matter where you've come from, how long you're staying for, or what side of the river you live on, we offer a home for exploration and adventure where all of London's stories cross and collide. We summarise what we do in three words: We Are London.

We're looking for a Digital Editor to help us tell the most compelling stories about the history of London and Londoners. This role is for a proactive ideas person with experience of managing content for large websites and crafting content for different audience segments. You'll have a talent for writing great copy and a good understanding of SEO. You'll also be adept at working with different groups of stakeholders and advising on the best ways to meet their needs for reaching our audiences.

For more information about this role, please see the Job Description. To know more about what it's like to work in the Museum of London and to get some top tips on how to make the best of your application visit our website via the button below.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click on the link where you will be directed to our online recruitment system. Applications are by application form. The closing date for applications is Tuesday 12 July 2022. Successful candidates will be invited to an interview on either Thursday 28 or Friday 29 July 2022.

Head of Visual Arts, BARBICAN CENTRE 

Founded, owned and largely funded by the City of London Corporation, the Barbican is one of the world's leading arts and education organisations. We seek to present and provide memorable artistic experiences across music, theatre, dance, visual arts and cinema that entertain, enable, enrich and educate our many audiences and participants.

Our Visual Arts department consists of Barbican Visual Arts and Barbican Immersive. Barbican Visual Arts produces an exhibitions and events programme encompassing contemporary and modern art, design, architecture, film and photography, and collaborates with international partners on an exhibition partnership programme. Barbican Immersive produces experiential and interactive film and video content, which tours internationally.

The role

As our Head of Visual Arts, you will oversee the artistic strategy and overall programme for both strands. This is a hands-on programming and curatorial role as well as strategic one, where you will nurture the development of individual projects. Working with the Artistic Director, the wider Barbican Centre and international stakeholders, you will develop ambitious, inclusive and sustainable exhibitions and events at the Barbican and a flourishing international partnership and touring programme.

A leading member of Barbican's senior management team, your work will be informed by Barbican's commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. We'll look to you to build new audiences, develop income generation and raise funds. You will also help to deliver our new Creative Vision, which holds our civic purpose at its heart and aligns the social, creative and commercial aspects of our work with our ambition to become a 21st century international Centre.

Learning Facilitator (Access and Learning), THE POSTAL MUSEUM 

The Postal Museum is one of the newest and most exciting museum in London. We opened in 2017 and have already established the museum as a must-visit destination with award-winning experiences and marketing campaigns. Alongside hands-on exhibitions exploring over 500 years of British social and communications history, visitors can experience a subterranean ride through the tunnels of the old Post Office Underground Railway - Mail Rail. The museum welcomes over 160,000 visitors and our online content reaches almost a million users a year. We deliver award-winning learning, access and outreach programmes and provide unique experiences including popular Tunnel Walks under the streets of London. The museum also operates a children's playspace - Sorted - popular with young families and schools. Alongside all this we offer one of the most unique venues in London for corporate hire and filming locations.


As an Access and Community Engagement Learning Facilitator you will support the development and delivery of inclusive activity for people with access needs and community groups. You will have some experience of delivering engaging experiences for these audiences and understand how to communicate effectively with a range of people.

Whilst you may have experience working in museums, it is not essential. Your ability to facilitate engaging experiences is the focus. You will receive on-going training, including shadowing and supported delivery before you lead activities independently. Opportunities to explore the collections and discover how they can inspire audiences can be learnt through the engagement delivered with participants.

On occasion during term-time you may be required to support the delivery of the schools programme and in school holidays you will support the delivery of family activities. Some weekend and evening work will be required, and this will be notified and agreed in advance. Time off in lieu will be awarded in line with The Postal Museum's policy.

The Postal Museum is absolutely committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We value diversity and lived experience, and acknowledge the underrepresentation of people from certain backgrounds, both within our organisation and across the sector. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups, whether these be of ethnicity, gender, identity, religion, physical ability, sexual orientation or other.

For more information on this vacancy can be found on our website via the button below.

Please return your completed application by an email or Human Resources, The Postal Museum, 15-20 Phoenix Place, London, WC1X 0DA.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regret we will not be able to respond personally to applicants who are not short-listed. If you have not heard from us within three weeks from the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Youth Programmes Manager - Fixed Term Contract 12 month (cover), WELLCOME TRUST 

Wellcome Collection is a free museum and library that aims to challenge how we all think and feel about health. Through exhibitions, collections, live programming, digital, broadcast and publishing, we create opportunities for people to think deeply about the links between science, medicine, life and art.

We aim to provide a rich, diverse and inclusive platform for thought-provoking and imaginative engagement that values everyone's experiences of health.

Wellcome Collection is part of Wellcome, a global charitable foundation. We improve health for everyone by funding science, leading policy and advocacy campaigns, and building partnerships.

We plan to spend £16bn over the next ten years, funding new discoveries in life, health and wellbeing, and taking on three global health challenges: mental health, infectious disease and climate.

These challenges need the bold science we support, but they won't be solved by science alone.

Where in Wellcome will I be working?

The Youth Programme team is part of Live Programmes, within Public Programmes.

The Youth Programme team works with young people (14-19) in and out of school. We design and deliver interactive events that link young people's experiences of health to other perspectives within our collections, our temporary exhibitions, and of contemporary scientists and artists.

Our Live Programmes team also includes the Public Events team, which engages adult audiences through onsite and online discussions, workshops, podcasts, performances and broadcast partnerships.

Public Programmes includes our Exhibitions team, Publishing team and National Arts Partnerships work.