Job opportunities (6.12.2022)


National Schools Officer, COURTAULD INSTITUTE OF ART 

The Courtauld works to advance how we see and understand the visual arts, as an internationally-renowned centre for the teaching, research of art history and a major public gallery. Founded in 1932, the organisation has been at the forefront of the study of art ever since.

The Courtauld cares for one of the greatest art collections in the UK, displayed at The Courtauld Gallery in Somerset House, central London. Academically, The Courtauld is a specialist university and home to the largest community of art historians and conservators in the UK. It offers a range of degree programmes in the History of Art, curating and the conservation of easel and wall paintings.

At The Courtauld we believe all young people should be able to have high expectations for their future. This means equal access to education and career opportunities. We run learning programmes that aim to empower young people from under-represented backgrounds to access museums and galleries, the arts and humanities and succeed at university.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a passion for working with young people to join the Learning team as our National Schools Officer. The post holder will take a hands-on approach in supporting our strategic vision to develop, expand and increase the impact and reach of our work with schools and colleges across the UK, as part of Courtauld Connects (CC) funded by the National Heritage Lottery Fund (NLHF).

A key focus of this role will be to work collaboratively with academic colleagues, Learning, and Gallery staff to deliver engaging opportunities in art history which utilise The Courtauld's academic resources and collections and widen access to art history, developing equality of opportunity, raising aspirations and developing knowledge and skills of young people across the UK.

An excellent communicator and networker with a keen eye for detail, you will be personable and self-driven with a can-do attitude, and eager to take on responsibility. You will liaise with key national partner museums and galleries and their local school networks to develop activity which maximises young people's learning so that they are able to achieve their potential, irrespective of barriers.

For further information, please see the Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply, please complete the online application, which will require you to supply a CV and a supporting statement of up to 1500 words. The supporting statement should set out how you meet the criteria of this position. Please explicitly address the criteria set out in the job description and person specification when preparing your statement.

Marketing & Brand Manager, IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS 

The Marketing and Audiences team work to ensure IWM's brand story is interpreted by current and new audiences in a clear, relevant and compelling way. Working with an audience focused and data-led approach, the marketing team are responsible for delivering IWM's Audience Growth Strategy. They understand who our customers are, what motivates them to interact with us and how to drive retention and loyalty.

Marketing and Audiences have responsibility across all five branches of the museum (IWM London, IWM North, IWM Duxford, HMS Belfast and Churchill War Rooms). They are well connected and proactive, working collaboratively within the museum to ensure we tell a consistent story. They play a leading role in the engagement of all business-to-consumer (B2C) audiences and an advisory role to all other groups.

Director of External Affairs, Museum of London 

The Museum of London is a home for learning, exploration and adventure, we aspire to be a force for good in London as London must be for the world. We are here to enrich the understanding and appreciation of London and all its people - past, present, future.

As Director of External Affairs, you will harness the power of our brand and relationships to help drive forward a series of major capital fundraising campaigns that will deliver transformational change for the Museum and get Londoners from every walk of life behind these projects. This is a significant role which will help the Museum realise its vision to become one of the most well-known and innovative cultural destinations in the UK and worldwide and offers a real opportunity to make a long-lasting and very real difference for London.

We're looking for an ambitious, driven and well-connected leader with significant experience and a track record of working on game-changing projects with high profile organisations. A key member of the Executive Team, you will work closely with the Director and the Board to build support, income and partnerships and significantly increase our brand awareness and audience participation. With ready contacts from across government, funders and the media you will be willing to leverage these relationships on behalf of the Museum.

We believe that diversity, inclusion and creativity go hand in hand. Having people with a diverse range of experiences and views mean that we are able to provide museums which are meaningful to a wider range of visitors and creates a more welcoming environment to a wider range of people. We particularly welcome applications from disabled, Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates, who are currently under-represented in our organisation.

Assistant Loans Registrar, NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY 

The National Portrait Gallery houses a unique collection of all forms of portraiture of the people who have made or are currently contributing to British history and culture; the collection is the most comprehensive of its kind in the world. With around 2 million visitors each year prior to temporary closure for the Inspiring People project and a strong national and international presence through touring exhibitions and special projects, the Gallery is one of the country's most important and popular galleries. 

Head of Learning and Engagement, V&A East, VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM 

The Head of Learning and Engagement V&A East leads the learning and engagement portfolio. They will engage strategically and personably with local V&A East communities, key project partners such as LLDC and East Bank Partners, and internal stakeholders at all levels to shape an ambitious, inclusive, and site-specific learning and engagement programme for V&A East.

Assistant Curator (Cultural Heritage), NATIONAL TRUST 

Seeking an Assistant Curator to support the National Trust's Bath Assembly Rooms project on a fixed-term, full-time contact until September 2023. The role will have a focus on supporting the research for new exhibitions and immersive visitor experiences. We are looking for the right candidate to start as soon as possible.

Please note the interview date for this role will be the 9th of January 2023.