Job opportunities (8.2.2023)


Brand & Campaigns Manager, NATIONAL ARMY MUSEUM 

The Museum's mission is to tell the story of Our Army and the people who have served in it; to inspire, engage and educate, though our World Class Museum and Collections. Through our galleries and innovative exhibitions and public programme, the public can explore what it's like to be a soldier, why we fought in conflicts - past and present, and discover the impact the Army has had on our society.

We are looking for people to join us as part of our journey as an inspiring, vibrant and successful world-class Museum.

Brand and Campaigns Manager - £37,850 (Plus Benefits)

(Full-Time, Permanent Position, London Based)

We are seeking a creative and confident Brand and Campaigns Manager to take the tactical lead on paid marketing activity at the National Army Museum. This is an exciting time as we undertake our Gallery refresh programme and build the Communications and Campaigns department. Enthusiastic, personable and motivated, our ideal candidate will thrive as part of a new team and will see their ideas come to life.

We are looking for someone who can manage dynamic and targeted campaigns that raise awareness of the National Army Museum. You will be responsible for championing the National Army Museum brand, tone of voice and visual identity. You will also be responsible for supporting the annual Chelsea History Festival and creating a network of local partners to grow the Chelsea area as a cultural destination.

The successful candidate will have at least 2 years' experience in a marketing or email campaigns role and confidently lead on end-to-end planning, developing, and deploying of campaigns. You will be a team player, enjoy interacting with external stakeholders, and possess an understanding of visual literacy and the principles of branding.

Senior Creative Lead, Manchester Art Gallery 

As we celebrate our 200th year as Manchester's civic art museum (and our 140th year of being proudly part of Manchester City Council), Manchester Art Gallery is going through an exciting and transformational period of change.

We are seeking an inspiring Creative Lead to deliver this work. You will co-lead the gallery (alongside the Operational Lead, and reporting to the Head of Libraries, Galleries and Culture) to deliver cultural and organisational change in the way collections are used and understood, with and for the people of Manchester.

Over the next 4 years we are delivering a comprehensive programme of refurbishment across our three sites alongside an ambitious programme of collection review, research and recontextualization - the 'collection rethink'. This work will transform our public programme, putting the city's collection at the heart of everything we do. We want to unlock the rich potential of the collection to foster belonging and understanding, to unite cultures and communities through shared experience and common purpose. Through this programme of work, we hope to create the conditions for new understandings, ideas and knowledge that can make a tangible difference to people's lives.

We're looking for a leader with a passion for collections and people, who embraces methods of engagement beyond conventional modes of display and exhibition.

If this, is you - and you have the proven ability to take people with you on this journey - we want to hear from you.

For more information about the role and our gallery and to apply please follow the link:

Fixed Based
This role is predominately fixed based. You will be required to work from specific locations. This could be because you use specialist equipment or because you work with the public from a fixed location. You may work from more than one fixed location and you would usually have a dedicated workspace or team area. Your hours and times of work may be more flexible depending on the type of role you have.
Creating an inclusive team at Manchester City Council
Manchester City Council values equality and works to provide a fair and inclusive environment for a workforce that is as diverse as the communities it serves. We want to further increase the diversity of our workforce, in particular the number of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic staff and disabled staff at all levels of the Council. This advert is open to all applicants, and we would particularly welcome applications from candidates identifying with one or both of those characteristics.

Manchester City Council is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces and veterans, whilst recognising and remembering the sacrifices they have made. The aim of The Armed Forces Covenant is to ensure that the Armed Forces and veterans are not disadvantaged when applying for vacancies with Manchester City Council. Armed Forces and veterans will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the Minimum requirements for the role.
As a Disability Confident Employer, we provide support for employees with physical or mental-health conditions, a disability or neurodiversity. Our workplaces are accessible by design, and we make workplace adjustments including providing aids, adaptations and equipment. These, combined with our flexible working policies such as disability-related leave, enable our employees to perform their role, thrive and be their authentic selves in work.

We can offer flexibility to your needs, if you require any adjustments at all, please let us know by emailing

Membership Manager, Association for Art History, ASSOCIATION FOR ART HISTORY 

We believe that art history inspires people to think differently and see differently. Since 1974 the Association for Art History has championed art history and visual culture and supported those engaged with those subjects. The Association leads the collective effort in the UK to advance the study and professional practice of art history. We advocate on behalf of the subject, emphasising its importance in a well-rounded education and influencing relevant policy.

Through our programmes, networks, membership, grants and publications, we celebrate and promote the value of art history and visual culture today. We bring people together to share knowledge and inspire new ideas, supporting a broad and diverse art history community. Together, we shape the future for art history.

One of the Association's strategic objectives is to increase engagement with the organisation through our membership programme. Our members play a vital role in helping us shape the future of art history, and we are keen to grow our membership and facilitate further involvement in the Association. This is an exciting time for an experienced membership professional to work with the Association's team to implement our marketing membership strategy whilst contributing their own ideas and creativity to bring it to fruition.

About the role

The Membership Manager is responsible for implementing a membership recruitment and retention strategy and will plan and manage all communication to members; conceptualising and delivering membership campaigns; and establishing and reporting on metrics around the membership journey/cycle, member engagement, membership numbers and income. This will be coordinated via our CRM system and these efforts will be complementary to other aspects of our work involving members, such as event attendance, journal subscriptions and fundraising.

Acting as the organisational lead for membership, the Membership Manager will have confidence in achieving short and long-term goals around retention, recruitment and revenue, as well as evaluating and implementing changes to campaigns and communications as the needs of the organisation and members' demand. We are looking for someone who is keen to make this role their own and realise the potential of our membership scheme.

The Membership Manager is an integral member of our small team of seven and will work with colleagues to contribute to organisational planning and strategy.

Director, Tate Modern 

Tate Modern is a museum with a track record of institutional innovation for over 20 years, from our ground-breaking collection displays to our pioneering of live art and performance. Our programmes are built in response to contemporary artists' practices and concerns, with a commitment to rethink the past in light of the ever changing present and of a more active dialogue and collaboration with our audiences. We see our building and landscape as sites of learning and sociability and we believe in the power of looking listening, talking and making. We provide a welcome for all visitors and want to grow and diversify our audiences to reflect the city we are part of. We aspire to embed creative learning in the visitor experience and to work with artists beyond our walls digitally, connecting with the public where they live - both in the UK and internationally.

Tate Modern is now looking for a new Director. Reporting to Tate's Director, Dr Maria Balshaw, the Director of Tate Modern leads the senior team at Tate Modern and is a collaborative member of Tate's Executive (Senior Leadership) Group. The Director of Tate Modern will be responsible for setting the strategic artistic direction for Tate Modern so that it brilliantly delivers Tate's mission, to promote the enjoyment and understanding of art and hold its collection for the benefit of the public and its vision to be an artistically adventurous and culturally inclusive museum group.

We are seeking an inspiring artistic and curatorial leader, who will provide thought leadership, creativity, innovation and collegiality across Tate Modern. They will have a track record of developing an innovative programme of exhibitions of different scale and a broad knowledge of, and interest in modern and contemporary global art practices across all media. A warm and empathetic leadership style is essential; someone who is capable of motivating and inspiring colleagues across a large matrix organisation. The new Director of Tate Modern will also be a convincing and persuasive communicator, a passionate advocate for Tate Modern globally.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Tate on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit using reference PAZZRH. Alternatively, telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on Tuesday 28th February 2023.

Fundraiser and Project Support, The Gloucester (1682) Charitable Trust 

We're looking for a highly motivated individual with a proven track record in fundraising, to work with the trustees of a newly formed charity. The purpose of this role is to raise funds to secure a permanent home for the globally important artefacts recovered from the wreck of TheGloucester which sank in 1682 in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth.

The successful applicant will generate interest and financial support for the project, prepare and submit applications for funding, manage a database of contacts, provide administration support to the Charity, the Chairman and the Development Board as required.


The shipwreck of the Gloucester was discovered by Norfolk divers Julian and Lincoln Barnwell, and James Little, located about 45km off Great Yarmouth. It has rested on the seafloor since sinking after striking sandbanks on 6 May 1682 whilst James Stuart, Duke of York and Albany, and Catholic heir to the Protestant throne, was onboard enroute to Scotland.

By setting up a dedicated charity, The Gloucester (1682) Charitable Trust, the Barnwell brothers and James Little, and the many experts who have contributed to the planning and management of the project, as well as the patrons who have supported its development, aim to raise awareness of the Gloucester and its importance. The Trust will be chaired by General Lord Richard Dannatt GCB, CBE, MC, DL. With distinguished boards of advisors and experts in all relevant fields working closely with MOD, Historic England and the National Museum of the Royal Navy, the Trust aims to secure the heritage future of the Gloucester (1682) and the connected artefacts by fundraising to develop a permanent home in Norfolk.

Job Purpose

To secure philanthropic income from individuals, charitable trusts, foundations and companies in the UK and internationally to support The Gloucester 1682 Charity. This will include:

Working with Trustees and the Development Board to develop strategies and plans to raise funds for The Gloucester 1682 Charity priorities. Identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding current and potential donors, in close association with trustees and Development Board members. Develop and lead written proposals that contribute to the major gift fundraising success of the Charity. To provide project administration support to the Charity, the Chairman and the Development Board as required.


Do you want to be a champion for best practice in the management of a UNESCO World Heritage Site? Fancy working on multiple exciting workstreams across the Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme? If leading on the long-term strategy for identifying, recording, managing, and storing the vast quantity of historic building fabric that will be impacted by R&R works appeals to you, then we have the job for you!

As a Historic Building Fabric Manager, you will report to the Head of Heritage and Collections. You will be responsible for using survey data, contributing to the technical and spatial requirements for the temporary storage of historic building fabric. What's more, you will be drafting guidelines for handling, packing, protecting, transporting, and monitoring historic building fabric both on-site and in-store.

It is essential that you have an understanding of relevant procedures, policies, standards and guidance relating to historic buildings, the historic environment and heritage management, including knowledge of legal, planning and consenting requirements. You will have a degree in a relevant subject, ideally with knowledge of the legal, planning and reporting requirements for UNESCO World Heritage Sites.