Job opportunities (7.6.2022)


Director of Development, PROSPECTUS

Prospectus is excited to be partnering with our client to appoint their new Director of Development. The organisation was founded by a warm, inspiring Christian family in 1995 and remains a values-driven community of hugely committed staff, supporter and partners. The Director of Development will play a central leadership role in ensuring income ambitions are achieved.

The Director of Development will lead delivery of the fundraising programme and meeting both income targets and redevelopment costs, particularly working in the area of major donor fundraising and support from this area. You will identify new prospects and manage the existing portfolio of donors, as well as build and lead a fantastic, ambitious fundraising team too, with a particularly successful institutional funding area. You'll work across the Museum to create a culture of philanthropy too, working with staff outside of your fundraising team as well as trustees.

The selected candidate will have significant experience in major donor fundraising and will be able to point to examples of success at the five and six figure level. You will be an excellent communicator and will ideally have experience of leading a successful fundraising team to hit their fundraising targets. You will be passionate about the role of the organisation and be able to travel to the Museum in Nottinghamshire as well as to donor meetings across the UK.

At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you with your application. We welcome all candidates to apply, regardless of age, sex/gender, disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or pregnancy/maternity. If you have any disability and require reasonable adjustment/s to any part of the process then please contact Ryan Burdock at Prospectus.

If you feel you meet some of the criteria but not all, we really hope you'll enquire and learn more. Prospectus can advise and support on each part of the role and hopefully your application, so we look forward to hearing from you.

In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance. Should your experience be suitable, we will arrange for a meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.

Curator of Archaeology, HAYS

We are looking for a diligent and motivated individual to undertake the role of Curator of Archaeology within Southampton City Council's Cultural Services team.

You will be part of a busy Collection & Exhibitions Team responsible for looking after and providing access to Southampton's collections. Southampton's archaeology collection is Designated by Arts Council England as being of national significance and gives a unique insight into the role of Southampton as an international port and gateway to the world for over 2,000 years. Particular strengths are the collection of material from Hamwic (Saxon) and medieval Southampton and from the Roman settlement at Bitterne Manor. The collection also contains a large amount of prehistoric stone artefacts; Bronze Age and Iron Age pottery and metal artefacts; and a range of post-medieval material from excavated sites.

You will be responsible for the stewardship of this collection, including acquisitions, documentation, cataloguing, maintaining the archive and fielding research enquiries.

You will also support access and public engagement activity including exhibitions, learning, social media, talks and tours.

We are looking for someone who is self-sufficient, with strong organisational and planning skills, including the ability to plan and prioritise their own workload with high levels of accuracy. Strong written and oral communication skills are essential, including the ability to interact effectively with the public and wider stakeholders.

The applicant must have relevant museum/ gallery experience and a sound knowledge of and experience of working with archaeology collections.

Creative Producer: College Cultural & Community, UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS LONDON

You will be responsible for the cultural programme and management of public spaces for cultural and curatorial use, working with college stakeholders to deliver exhibitions, displays and live performance and critical debate.

You will work closely with the Creative Producer: Gallery Exhibitions and Events, in order to broaden the cultural programme beyond the confines of the gallery. The cultural engagement programme will also have a national and international reach, delivered primarily through digital projects and events. This will include being lead producer in Central Saint Martins (CSM) for the online graduate showcase platform, working in collaboration with the Digital and Brand Manager, and UAL colleagues, to deliver on the Graduate Showcase.
This post will require hybrid and flexible working, including some evenings and weekends as required.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. Our graduates go on to work in and shape the creative industries worldwide. UAL is ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2021 QS World University Rankings®. Central Saint Martins is one of the six constituent colleges that make up UAL.

Central Saint Martins (CSM), UAL, is a world-renowned arts and design college bringing together a diverse range of creative practices under one roof. At CSM, we believe that art, design and performance can generate real, productive change. Central Saint Martins is alive with critical creativity and purpose.

Your profile

With a relevant qualification, ideally in the arts, or arts management (either visual or performance based), you will possess the knowledge, interest and experience of project managing and delivering a range of visual, performance and digital arts-related projects, shows and events. You have knowledge, interest and experience of UK contemporary visual arts, design and performance practice and programming.

You have skill and experience in project management of cultural programmes in an educational and academic context, devising projects and events, highlighting community engagement (both internal and external), external partnerships and strategic collaborations, including with UAL and our constituent colleges.

Able to work collaboratively and communicate effectively, you will have experience of community arts and socially engaged practice (in an arts, design and performance context), as well as experience of project managing and delivering a range of performing arts, visual and digital arts-related projects, shows and events with minimum supervision, engaging key audiences, local community or the wider public through arts education and socially engaged practice.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and salary, and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.

UAL is committed to addressing the under-representation of staff from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, using our student profile as a reference point.

If you have any queries about this role please contact the CSM Resourcing Team, email or telephone 0207 514 7885.

Research Fellow of Green Chemistry, SCIENCE MUSEUM GROUP

Do you have an interest in and knowledge of green chemistry? Do you want to help identify which areas of green chemistry to target for adding new material to the Science Museum's world-leading chemistry collections?

About us

The Science Museum has identified green chemistry as a key area of contemporary science it wishes to represent in its collections. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with interest and expertise in green chemistry to carry out research about this field to inform our curatorial team.

About the role

We are recruiting for a Research Fellow of Green Chemistry to join our Collections team at the Science Museum in London. We are initially advertising this role as working 14 hours per week on a fixed-term, contract for 12 months, however this can be adjusted based on the needs of the successful candidate e.g. working more hours per week on a shorter contract.

In this role the research you will carry out will help Curators identify what areas of green chemistry to target for adding new material to the Science Museum's world-leading chemistry collections, which include Dmitri Mendeleev's first published periodic table, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin's molecular model of penicillin, and samples of William Perkin's original mauve dye.

The Research Fellowship, funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry, will be the first project of its kind at the Science Museum: undertaking a review of recent and ongoing scientific literature within a museum context.

Collaborating with the Royal Society of Chemistry's Member Communities Team, you will network with practitioners of green chemistry in academia and industry, helping to determine the Science Museum's strategy in engaging audiences in this field in the years to come.

About you

Joining us you will have interest in and knowledge of green chemistry. You will have experience of carrying out research using varied sources and a familiarity with researching and surveying scientific literature.

Crucially for this role you will be able to work collaboratively with others, using your good interpersonal and networking skills to build effective working relationships with internal and external peers, subject specialists and external organisations. You will also be able to communicate technical information to non-specialist audiences.

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