Current Job Ops East Midlands
Kelmarsh Hall and gardens
Marketing Internship – Fixed term 5 month internship (June to November/December). 3 full days per week (days can be flexible, ideally between Sunday and Thursday).
Salary: Minimum wage (according to age)
This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in the heritage sector. We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative intern to work with the Kelmarsh Trust team to assist with our marketing and publicity.
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Northamptonshire Museum and Art gallery
Northampton Museums & Art Gallery are embarking on an exciting period of change.
The main museum is undergoing a major £6.8 million expansion and renovation project, doubling in size and creating new exhibition galleries, collections facilities and visitor amenities. Abington Park Museum, set in Northampton’s premier park, is undergoing redisplay and expanding its visitor facilities. The museum service is also investigating moving to Trust status with a view to increased flexibility and opportunities ready for the opening of the new museum in late 2018.
They are recruiting to a number of key posts to help shape our future and create a vibrant, engaging and sustainable museums service.
Commercial and Business Development Manager
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Great Central Railway
The Great Central Railway (GCR) is the UKs only double track main line heritage railway. GCR has obtained HLF Stage 1 approval to create a new world class working heritage museum which showcases the Great Central Railway’s rich heritage and brings part of the UK’s national railway collection out of the cold, making them accessible to all. Working in partnership with the National Railway Museum, home of Flying Scotsman and other major railway icons and Leicester City Council who have recently supported the discovery of the body of King Richard III and delivered a major new visitor attraction, the new Museum will take a leading position on the regional and national stage.
The Head Curator will play an exciting key role in the development of the museum. He/she will be responsible for the creative content of Main Line, developing inspirational, challenging yet accessible visitor experiences through an the innovative use of objects, images and other media to meet the needs of our target audiences, whilst ensuring the best care of the collections . He/she will be part of the senior management team for the project ensuring a successful Stage 2 HLF application and helping to secure the match funding to deliver
You will have experience of using museum collections to create inspiring visitor experiences and an in-depth knowledge of content development and audience access issues. You will also have a clear understanding of collections management standards and issues. Computer literacy is essential along with excellent written and spoken communication skills. You will be able to demonstrate good organisational skills, effective leadership and team working, with the ability to make decisions, set priorities and organise work schedules. An interest in or knowledge of the GCR or other railway and their operation would be an advantage.
The principal location for administrative tasks will be the GCR Headquarters in Loughborough but the Head Curator will be expected, and find it necessary, to visit all sites of the railway and other museums and archives throughout the UK.
Want to know more?
A full job description and information pack can be supplied by email on request to Helen Ashby, Great Central Railway, firstname.lastname@example.org or 07805 612995.
This is initially a one year fixed term post, to be reviewed on a successful outcome of the Stage 2 HLF application.
Please send a CV and covering letter to Helen Ashby, Great Central Railway, c/o 141 Manor Drive North, York YO26 5SD. Email: email@example.com.
Closing date: 24 June 2016
Interviews will be held on 5th/6th July 2016.