Job opportunities (30.12.2022)




Salary (Grade 6): £35,100 - £39,800 per annum (dependent upon experience)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time) - This role will involve some working out of office hours, including early mornings, evenings and occasional weekends.

Location: Ability to work flexibly - This can be a combination of working from home and at one of our sites (we are interested in the right person more than where you are based)

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is the home to six sites across the UK, featuring some of the world's most famous ships, aircraft and a world class naval collection spanning 350 years. We are looking for an enthusiastic and collaborative Event Marketing Manager to scope out and deliver new business and marketing plans in order to achieve our ambitious targets.

Reporting into the Head of Commercial Services, this new role is an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact by working to shape and implement our newly developed 3-year trading strategy. Working in collaboration with our experienced marketing team and site-based venue hire teams, you will scope out the market potential and deliver sales and marketing planning to promote a wide range of corporate and private hire opportunities across our unique heritage locations in order to fulfil the potential of our spaces.

The ideal candidate will be innovative, have excellent people skills and a proven track record of developing and delivering marketing plans to exceed sales targets. We are looking for someone who is just as enthusiastic to deliver business for our heritage treasures as well as our conference spaces!

Head of Collections and Archives, BRISTOL CITY COUNCIL 

With its world-beating festivals, thriving music scene, amazing architectural and engineering heritage, and thriving creative and media sector, Bristol is a city full of energy and imagination. At Bristol City Council we're committed to harnessing the full potential of our rich culture and creative industries to boost the local economy, encourage community cohesion and generate wellbeing.

Within our Culture and Creative Industries Service (C&CI), we are passionate about inspiring communities and visitors with stories that inspire wonder, ignite curiosity and reveal significance and meaning in our amazing collections and the world around us. As our new Head of Collections and Archives, you will work with our five museums - Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, M Shed, Red Lodge, Georgian House and Blaise Museum - to promote curatorial and research excellence across an ambitious public programme of cultural activities and display projects.

Your role

This is an opportunity to bring about real change in the way civic collections are cared for and used to engage both communities and visitors in understanding Bristol's history and future. Bristol Museums have been awarded Arts Council England NPO funding for the next three years, and key challenge will be to embed a new structure to support public programmes while simultaneously establishing a clear curatorial vision for each museum and delivering a phased programme of gallery redisplay projects.

Involved in both strategic development and ground-breaking presentation and engagement initiatives, you will inspire your team to achieve achieve continuous improvement of the service. You'll drive focused collections management, development and review, identifying and securing high-quality acquisitions, as well as leading the development of a research strategy. Working collaboratively with other departments, you will ensure seamless planning and delivery of gallery displays, temporary exhibitions, digitisation, publications and research. Meanwhile, as a member of our senior management team, you will help us build a strong and supportive management ethos and team culture across our different sites.

About you

You have substantial leadership experience, most likely in the museums, archives, heritage or academic sectors. This should include a thorough knowledge of curatorial and archives practice, collections management and the delivery of exhibitions and research projects. You have a strong track-record of inspiring audiences by interpreting museum and archive collections in innovative and engaging ways. Highly organised, with an eye for detail, you're capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously. A strong, resilient manager and team player, you're ready to work collaboratively across the service and council, and with external partners.

The benefits

In return, you'll have access to a range of valuable benefits including membership of the Local Government Pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement. We place high value on creating an inclusive, healthy workplace and offer a range of flexible working options and family friendly policies.

How to Apply

To apply you'll need to submit your CV along with a covering letter as the first page of your CV (as one document) summarising your interest in the role and how you meet the criteria as outlined on the Person Specification.

To be shortlisted for interview you'll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your covering letter.

Middleweight Strategist (34506), AGENCY BELL 

You would be a joining the London studio of one of the best agencies within the wayfinding world, giving you the opportunity to really learn your stuff. You will be attending meetings and going onsite to analyse a space. Fundamentally, you are the glue between clients and the final design, bringing together the whole team from Project Leads to 2D and 3D designers. You'll be a key part of the production process, creating beautiful design solutions through wayfinding, place-making, graphics, and place branding.You can control your own workflow, plan your own workload, and work with minimal supervision. You will also have the chance to stretch your creative muscles while participating in brainstorming sessions and design sprints. This is a hybrid role with two to three days in the office, with Wednesday as a fixed day.

Paper Conservator, TATE 

You'll be part of a team of conservators and technicians who assess the materials and condition, advise on the care and display, and treat, mount, frame and pack Tate's excellent collection of historical, modern and contemporary works on paper and photographs.

You'll enjoy this role if you know a lot about artists' materials, have done a great deal of treatment on works of art on paper and photographs and have a good sense of the impact of environmental factors including light and pollutants. You'll need to be comfortable working with contemporary art, organising information and collaborating with colleagues in a welcoming atmosphere.

We welcome national and international applicants for this role. If you have any questions, please get in touch with Jacqueline Moon, Conservation Manager - Paper and Photographs at

This position is offered on a fixed-term contract until 30 September 2024.

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.

Senior Manager Museums Audience Engagement, THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF ENGLAND 

Following a six year closure and a £4.7million re-development the Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons of England will re-open in spring 2023 with an expected 80,000 visitors in its first year. The College's Anatomy and Pathology Museum re-opened on site in October.

The College is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated individual to deliver an exceptional visitor experience for public and professional medical audiences, on site and online.

You will lead on museum operations effectively managing resources to deliver inspiring and inclusive school visits, events, exhibitions and visitor services.

You will lead on the promotion of RCSEng Museums and audience development initiatives.

The role requires the post holder to work a five-day week, four days per week on site with option of one day working from home. The post-holder will also act as duty manager of the Hunterian Museum one weekend out of four and occasional bank holidays.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England provides excellent staff benefits including 27 days annual leave, time off in lieu for public holidays working, and college benefit days, a contributory pension scheme, an annual season ticket loan and numerous staff discounts and wellbeing services.

Please see the job description for further details.


At the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, we put local people at the heart of everything we do. We believe taking care of heritage sites is of great value to our community and local pride. Tucked away in the leafy Holland Park neighbourhood stand Leighton House and Sambourne House. These are the homes - and studios - of two 'celebrities' of the late Victorian era.

Painter Frederic, Lord Leighton was the most prominent artist of his day. Edward Linley Sambourne was Chief Cartoonist at the infamous satirical magazine, Punch. Today, we preserve their houses as museums, filled with sculpture, ceramics, glassware and the echoes of history. Now you can join a growing team delivering events at the museums, with a remit to delight hirers while achieving an income that enables us to preserve these important spaces for the future.

The Role:

As Events Assistant, you will help to prepare and deliver a host of commercial hire events at Leighton House and Sambourne House. Many events are held in the evenings and range from corporate dinners, to receptions, to intimate operatic performances. Working closely with fellow events and museum staff and our exceptional catering partner, you will ensure clients and attendees benefit from high quality - from access and set up, to final clearance and lock-up at the event's end.

At the museums, we also run our own programme of public events. From film screenings, to private guided tours and exhibition openings, you will help to deliver all kinds of events without a hitch. You will also play a key part in delivering weekend learning events, providing excellent experiences for family audiences. In all circumstances, visitors to the museums will be able to rely on you for friendly and efficient advice, information and assistance. In this way, you will help to keep the museums and their contents safe and secure. In return for your commitment, you will benefit from training opportunities spanning events, and health and safety.

Senior Officer, Young Patrons' Circle, VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM 

The Young Patrons' Circle is one of two successful V&A patrons' schemes, generating vital unrestricted funds for the museum each year. Launched in 2016, the programme has grown to attract 150+ high-profile international donors between the ages of 20-40 who, in return for their support, receive exclusive benefits including access to a busy events programme. Events range from behind-the scenes tours and close-up viewings of objects with curators, to studio trips and visits to private homes and collections. An annual party and international trip are also part of the programme.

Main Purpose of Job

The Senior Officer is responsible for the administration of the Young Patrons' Circle. The position involves the efficient delivery of all aspects of the programme: working with the Senior Manager to create an inspiring programme of events and ensuring their faultless logistical delivery; producing compelling communications, including a monthly newsletter; liaising directly with donors and prospective members, including responding to all enquiries to the YPC inbox; maximising revenue for the Young Patrons' Circle by attracting new patrons and retaining current patrons. The post holder will work closely with, and be line managed by, the Senior Manager.

Closing date for all applications is Thursday 5 January at 23:59.