Job opportunities (22.3.2023)
Senior Curator, ACMI
ACMI is Australia's national museum of screen culture. Based in Melbourne/*Naarm, it is a place for our communities to navigate the universe of film, TV, videogames and art with us. ACMI celebrates the wonder and power of the screen culture – fostering the next generation of makers, players and watchers. ACMI's vibrant calendar of exhibitions, screenings, commissions, festivals, and industry and education programs – both in-venue and online – explore the stories, technologies and creators that make our shared screen culture.
Brilliant opportunity for you to join ACMI as a Senior Curator (full time ongoing role). The Senior Curator leads the research and conceptual development of exhibitions across ACMI's platforms, including amplification of curatorial concepts in the Film and Public Programs. One of two Senior Curator positions at ACMI, you'll work with the Executive Director of Programming to deliver an ambitious exhibition program. This includes ACMI developed major temporary exhibitions, new commissions and ACMI augmented incoming touring exhibitions. Leading a small team of Curators and Assistant Curators you'll also provide expertise within ACMI to editors, content creators and subject matter experts.
Our ideal team member will have experience leading the development of major popular and technically sophisticated exhibitions that focus on contemporary digital media and screen culture (including but not limited to art, film, games and other digital content). You'll have a proven track record in developing and delivering high quality visitor experiences of excellent curatorial rigour that achieve targeted audience outcomes. You are a strong researcher, with exhibition and design skills plus a broad and rich local and global network of creatives and content developers. An experienced leader you enjoy guiding teams to deliver memorable experiences for diverse audiences. A skilled relationship builder and stakeholder manager your organisational skills will see you confidently prioritise activities, manage competing demands and deadlines. Your passion and skill for generating ideas will flow through to the ability to facilitate them from concept to reality.
If successful you can expect to become part of a talented, committed and creative team of people with a passion for screen culture, technology and media, cultural diversity, and inspiring new forms of creativity in our communities. This Grade 5 role is offered on an ongoing full time basis with a starting salary of $105,479 plus super You'll work a mix of WFH and from Federation Square, plus occasional national and international travel is required.
To apply follow the online application process here, submit your resume and a visual portfolio of your work on major exhibitions in a museum or similar environment (no more than 10 slides please).
Applications close: Tuesday 11 April 2023 at 11:59pm.
Please note interviews will be held on Friday 21 April 2023.
Vice-Chair, WELSH GOVERNMENT
Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales is seeking a highly motivated individual 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;
- have experience of operating as a senior leader in a complex, multi-disciplinary organisation;
- be able to demonstrate their commitment to strategic, sensitive and collaborative ways of working;
- have a proven commitment to increasing diversity, and promoting well-being, inclusion and equality.
This is a voluntary position, however all reasonable expenses incurred will be reimbursed. Appropriate induction and training will be provided, with mentoring support available for less experienced applicants
If you would like an informal discussion about the role of Vice President, please contact Nicola Guy, Deputy Director, Culture Division, Welsh Government Nicola.Guy@gov.wales or Manon Maragakis, Head of Sponsorship, Culture Division, Welsh Government, email@example.com
Director, London Transport Museum
London Transport Museum (LTM) is the world's leading museum of urban transport and an award-winning day out. But that's just part of our story. We are passionate. We are curious. We are adventurous. We operate heritage vehicles, tours of disused tube stations and the Acton Depot and Clapham South sites, activity sustained by entrepreneurial retail, online, membership, sponsorship, and digital activity.
Based in Covent Garden, we explore the powerful link between transport and the growth of London, its culture and society since 1800. By sharing this story of innovation, ingenuity, creativity, and design, we ignite curiosity about the world around us and how to shape its future.
We now seek an exceptional Director to work closely with the Board of Trustees and an outstanding executive team, to lead the development and delivery of strategy to sustain the LTM charity as the heritage, educational, and public showcase for how transport shapes London, past present and future. A leader who shares TfL's vision and values for a strong green heartbeat for London. Leading a team of approximately 100 full-time employees and working with a diverse range of stakeholders, the Director will provide strategic and operational leadership, bring entrepreneurial judgement, and lead the team in delivering the Museum's authentic vision and purpose.
Candidates for the role should bring a track record of leadership, ideally from the sector. They will be a strategic leader and inspiring people manager with the ability to communicate in a compelling manner both internally and externally, and to a diverse range of stakeholders. Candidates will also bring commercial nous, entrepreneurialism and resilience, as well as demonstrable commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access.
Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the London Transport Museum on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference EBHJA. Alternatively, telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on Friday 31st March 2023.
Senior Facilities Co-ordinator, NATIONAL TRUST
As Senior Facilities Co-ordinator you'll be responsible for providing an efficient, effective and flexible facilities management service across your site, ensuring the highest standards are delivered and maintained.
This post will support the region in delivering our Health and Safety policy, utilising our systems to deep dive through the data ensuring our regional portfolios and consultancy hubs are compliant. Reporting in to the Senior Facilities Manager you will develop relationships with the Facilities Mangers at our portfolios, report on the compliance data and escalate as required.
What it's like to work here
Reporting to the Senior Facilities Manager, you'll be part of a mixed team of internal consultants including Building surveyors, Project Managers and Climate & Environmental Advisors.
You'll be working to provide an in-depth compliance reporting service to support our operational colleagues across a portfolio of properties that include mansion houses, follies, and farmsteads. You'll use the systems in place to spot compliance issues or trends and report back to regional senior leadership. We will support you to continuously develop your skills with formal qualifications such as IOSH and IWFM, enabling you to build a rewarding career with us.
What you'll be doing
This role is responsible for providing an efficient, effective and flexible facilities management service to enable the successful operation of your site You'll work collaboratively with other team members to deliver excellent standards in maintenance, presentation and customer service.
Working within the appropriate Trust procedures and conservation guidelines, you'll ensure your site is well maintained to a high standard at all times. You'll promote Health & Safety awareness across the property and for ensuring effective environmental management is sustained.
Please also read the full role profile attached to this advert.
Photographic Coordinator – Part Time, THE NATIONAL GALLERY
The role of the Photographic Coordinator is to co-ordinate, catalogue and distribute photographic work, manage the Gallery's analogue and digital photographic assets and to maintain the departmental administrative procedures and databases.
The post holder will be responsible for organising the work of the in-house photographers to ensure deadlines are met and the highest quality images are available and suitable for each use case. They are responsible for managing and cataloguing these assets and for general administrative duties such as purchasing and invoice payments.
Project Manager: Collection Storage, THE BRITISH MUSEUM
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced project manager with both procurement and resource management expertise to lead delivery of the British Museum's Blythe House Decant Project. This project will transform access and research opportunities by moving collections in storage at Blythe House to a new, purpose-built storage and research facility, the British Museum Archaeological Research Collection, developed as part of a major new partnership with the University of Reading. Leadership of this project will include ensuring delivery of essential documentation, packing, transportation and rehouse work related to the complex collections stored at Blythe House, including archaeological assemblages, casts, sculptures, mosaics and textiles.
Key areas of responsibility:
In this role, you will be responsible for the development of the programme of moves from Blythe House, across all stages of delivery from brief to evaluation. This will involve managing budgets and resource requirements to ensure best value for money. Each aspect of the project will need to respond to the specific needs of our complex and diverse collection at Blythe House, and work must be sequenced and managed in collaboration with the move programmes of the other two museums based at Blythe House. Timely communication and positive stakeholder engagement will be key to the success of this programme.
Relationship Manager, Museums, ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND
Contract: Permanent, working 35 hours per week (Arts Council also recognises the benefit of flexible working as a valued part of the way we work, and welcome applications from individuals who require flexibility)
Salary: £33,708 per annum plus benefits including a final salary pension scheme, generous annual leave, and flexible and hybrid working
Location: Bristol (The role will be based at the Bristol office; however, we are operating a hybrid way of working and support our staff to make use of remote working options when combined with regular on-site contact days with other members if the team, normally 1-2 days a week)
The Arts Council is looking for an enthusiastic advocate of culture and creativity to fill the role of Relationship Manager (Museums) on a permanent basis. This full-time Relationship Manager role is based in Bristol and offers a favourable salary of up to £33,708 p/a and benefits. Working within the Southwest area team as well as the national Museums and Cultural Property team, you will contribute to the shaping and delivery of Arts Council strategy across the south West. You will manage a portfolio of organisations from across the region and will advise on and assess funding applications from individuals and organisations across the cultural sector.
If you were already in this Relationship Manager role, here are some of the areas you would have been working in this week:
Managing a portfolio of organisations from across the Southwest. Advising on and assessing funding applications from individuals and organisations. Contributing to Area cultural placemaking work
To apply for this role, you'll need good knowledge and experience working in or with museums. You'll also need:
An ability to support the development of the museum sector in the Southwest. Excellent communication skills. The ability to work well across the sector and within ACE across various teams. Knowledge of business planning, financial reporting and cultural placemaking (essential)
Arts Council England provides world-class benefits. Some, not all, of our benefits can be found below:
A final salary pension scheme, 25 days plus bank holidays and annual winter closure (three days between Christmas and New Year) plus one additional day for each year of service up to 30 days. We also offer a buy/ sell annual leave option and flexible and hybrid working and well-being support. We also offer exclusive savings on the high street and online, as well as holidays, cinema tickets, gym membership, dining out and much more.
Exhibitions Interpretation Producer, VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM
Sitting within the Interpretation department at the V&A and reporting to the Senior Interpretation Producer, with a dotted line to the Exhibitions department, the Exhibitions Interpretation Producer will be responsible for developing, overseeing and producing creative interpretive schemes focused on meeting audience needs for major temporary exhibitions. This role will work in close collaboration with Exhibitions department colleagues throughout the exhibition production process. The post also requires close working with other colleagues from across the museum, including the Curatorial, Design, Digital, Research, Marketing and Visitor Experience departments, to contribute to the narrative planning and design of exhibitions, and form interpretation that is at once accessible and meaningful, and integrated into each exhibition in a holistic and impactful manner.
This role requires creative and practical thinking combined with an ability to collaborate with colleagues and take initiative to form trailblazing interpretation and content that speaks to the vision and values of the V&A and above all, its audiences. The ideal person will be able to think in depth and act at speed. A creative flair, passion, diligence, an absolute eye for detail and proactive nature are essential.
The ideal candidate will champion the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion to develop and deliver audience-centred interpretation schemes that are meaningful, relevant and inspiring. A passionate audience advocate, they will ensure that the needs and lived experiences of our visitors, both current and underrepresented, are carefully considered—shaping and honing overarching curatorial narratives and facilitating audience engagement to elicit responses and potentially content that can be integrated into exhibitions in a manner which activates and forefronts all collection stakeholders' voices.
Deadline: 17th April 2023 Midnight
Interviews: w/c 9 May (Bank holiday 8 May)