Job opportunities (30.3.2023)


Director of Programme, Barnsley Civic 

This post is part of our brand-new senior leadership team, which has the freedom and potential to shape the future of the organisation, transform the venue and all it offers, and make a huge impact on Barnsley.

As a Senior Leadership Team member, you will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer, Director of Communications and Development, and our Gallery Curator.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a talented individual who may have been working as a programme coordinator or assistant/ associate producer to step into a senior role and lead a programme and team.

We are looking for the right person for this role, someone with the passion to make things happen, a commitment to change and development, and the determination to see things through.

You don't have to tick every box of our criteria or have experience in every aspect of the role, we can help you fill in the gaps. More important to us, is that we recruit an ambitious and future-focused individual, with huge enthusiasm for our work, who believes in what we do, and who can motivate and inspire others.

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).

Deputy Chief Curator and Head of Engagement (Maternity Cover), HOUSE OF COMMONS 

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Heritage Collections Team (HCT), which is responsible for the professional management of three collections of national and international importance: the Parliamentary Art Collection (PAC), the Historic Furniture and Decorative Arts Collection (HFDA) and the Architectural Fabric Collection (AFC).

The PAC includes over 10,000 artworks, including paintings, sculpture, works on paper and other media, the majority of which are on display across the Parliamentary Estate. HFDA is a working collection of over 11,000 objects, including historic furniture, clocks, silver and ceramics. The AFC includes over 4,500 items which were commissioned for the Palace of Westminster but have been detached from the built fabric and historic interiors.

The Role

The Deputy Chief Curator manages, promotes and advocates for the Parliamentary Art Collection in the House of Commons and House of Lords, to ensure the collection best serves the public, the business needs of the Houses, and the work of two Member-led Works of Art committees.

As Head of Engagement, you will also lead on internal and external engagement across all three of the Heritage Collections. You will advocate for the collections' unique qualities, rich history, research potential, relevance to members and audiences, and collections care needs to enable increased engagement.

Some of the responsibilities for this role include:

  • Lead the Parliamentary Art Collection and Engagement Team within Heritage Collections, managing team work plans, forward programme and professional development.
  • Alongside the Chief Curator (also the Director of Heritage Collections), lead planning for and engagement with the Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art and Lord Speaker's Advisory Panel on Works of Art, to raise the profile of the Collection.
  • Alongside the Chief Curator, act as the authority and central point of contact for Members, Peers, senior Parliamentarians, internal departments including education and communications teams, and the public in relation to the Parliamentary Art Collection.

Data Specialist, ART FUND 

Art Fund are looking for an all round data specialist to help deliver our data strategy and support us on our data improvement journey. This role will focus on developing consistent data management processes and infrastructure to make data accessible across the organisation and will also deliver day to day reporting, deep dive analysis and produce actionable insights to inform key business decisions.

Our ideal candidate will have a good understanding of data management and experience of helping teams and individuals to use data effectively and improve data quality to make it accessible to users. You will also have proven experience of delivering user friendly reports, dashboards and insights to help drive evidence based decision making.

If you have a passion for data and helping others to use it most effectively to deliver organisational value we would love to hear from you.

IT Projects and Change Manager, MUSEUM OF LONDON 

At the Museum of London we connect people with the lived experience of London. The story we tell is one of place and people, evolving through interaction and exchange. We summarise what we do in three words: We Are London.

We are looking for an experienced and innovative IT Projects and Change Manager to join our team as we prepare for the exciting opening of our new museum in West Smithfield. This role supports the delivery of IT service developments from requirements gathering through to implementation and business as usual. Key responsibilities involve co-ordinating activities, producing documentation and overseeing the Project Management Office.

Essential experience and skills we are looking for in this role are:

  • Previous experience in a project management role with good understanding of project management fundamentals.
  • Previous experience of supporting change and managing risk within an IT/business framework with solid experience and understanding of IT services and Digital technologies.
  • Strong planning, time management and prioritisation skills with meticulous attention to detail.

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.

Applications are by CV and cover letter via our online recruitment system. The closing date for applications is Monday 10 April 2023. Successful candidates will be invited to an interview on Tuesday 25 April 2023.

The Museum of London is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. We particularly welcome applications from disabled, Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates, who are currently under-represented in our organisation.

Museum Officer (Education), BANK OF ENGLAND 

The Bank of England is the UK's central bank. Our mission is to deliver monetary and financial stability for the British people.

The Bank of England is a diverse organisation. Each of its 4,000 people are committed to public service and dedicated to promoting the good of the people of the United Kingdom by maintaining monetary and financial stability.

We are seeking two outstanding candidates to join the team at the Bank of England Museum. Our Museum at the Bank's headquarters in Threadneedle Street, London, provides visitors with a unique experience to learn about the Bank's history and its role today. The Museum is a key part of the Bank's Outreach & Education function, which works to grow awareness and understanding of the Bank and its work.

We are recruiting a Museum Officer (Education) to lead a number of education initiatives within the museum, as well as supporting the delivery of the Bank's wider education work across the UK.