Job opportunities (23.9.2022)
Estates M&E Supervisor, Natural History Museum
Head of Museum Events, British Museum
As one of the most famous institutions in the UK, the British Museum requires leading expertise to continually develop, progress and pioneer change. With a variety of exclusive benefits including membership of the civil service pension scheme and competitive training opportunities, the Museum is an exciting and unique organisation for developing your professional career.
This is an exciting opportunity within our Events department to deliver an effective programme of events to support fundraising, generate income and aid the Museum's reputational development. This involves managing all British Museum related events within gallery spaces and events hosted by corporate members and sponsors. You will also be expected to lead, build and train a competent and effective events team.
Assistant Collection Manager: Storage and Moves (Large Objects), British Museum
Responsible for the preparation, movement and storage of objects as part of a major storage move project, with a particular focus on large 3D objects.
This role is primarily technical. Problem solving is a key aspect of the role, and a flexible approach to working is essential.
The post-holder will be expected to work at the Museum's off-site store at Blythe Road, Hammersmith. There may also be occasional work at the main Museum site at Bloomsbury.
Head of On-Site Visitor Experience, THE ENGLISH HERITAGE TRUST
The Head of On-Site Visitor Experience is an exciting role within the Historic Properties Department of English Heritage. Working across departments, you will champion exemplary visitor experience at our properties, driving the consistent and continual improvement of our offer and service. You'll be responsible for developing and updating English Heritage's Visitor Experience Strategy in a way that builds on the success of the current strategy whilst also taking it to the next level. You can be based in one of our regional office locations (York, Bristol, Swindon, London), or be a homeworker.
Senior Learning Curator, Young Peoples Programmes, TATE
We are looking for a Senior Learning Curator, Young People's Programmes to lead an ambitious creative learning programme for diverse young audiences at Tate Britain and Tate Modern.
You will be responsible for setting the strategic direction of young people's programmes and lead a team to develop innovative and high quality creative learning experiences for young people aged 15-30. You will contribute to embedding co-production practices with young people at Tate, and a holistic offer of public programme and digital communications for Tate Collective, Tate's free-to-join membership scheme for young people aged 16-25.
To be successful in the role you will have extensive experience of devising creative learning experiences with and for young people. You will have experience of leading a busy team, and working in complex environments with multiple teams and partners. You'll be a confident communicator and be able advocate for young peoples programmes and creative learning at Tate and beyond.
Tate aims to attract and retain talented people from all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, ethnic minority, and/or disabled applicants as these groups are currently underrepresented in the cultural sector and in the Learning department.
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.
Technical Lead, BRITISH LIBRARY
This is a high profile and exciting role where you can make a real difference to national services and local delivery. The Single Digital Presence is a major strategic programme funded by Arts Council England and being delivered by the British Library. We will develop a brand new national website to represent all public libraries across the country and what people most love about them.
You will have experience in assessing technology options and approaches, confident working with modern technologies and standards, and you will feel comfortable leading technical teams and guiding the way they work. You will have experience in creating and optimising development processes while working on an emerging, iterative product, as well as the ability to explain technical choices to non-technical team members.
As the Technical Lead, you'll shape this exciting new service alongside a head of delivery, product manager, interaction designer, content strategist and a user researcher, as well as with strategic partners and agencies when required. It's essential that you enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary team, have experience in developing digital products and services, and are enthusiastic about the prospect of influencing the future of the library sector. Public library users are among the most diverse universal service users in the UK, benefiting from free access to reading material, Wi-Fi, tech, business support, children's activities, literacy development, health and wellbeing offers and much much more and we're passionate about their ability to change lives.
This is a fixed term post to March 2024, with the possibility of extension, subject to future funding.