Job Opportunity: SHARE Museums East

Museum Development Project Officer
Salary: £20,627 – £21,991 per annum (Scale H)
30 hours per week temporary contract until 31 March 2018
Redeployee closing date: 12 November 2015
All other applicants closing date: 22 November 2015

The Shirehall Museum is looking for a Museum Development Project Officer with experience in supporting museums to develop, manage and sustain their collections to improve user services. The successful candidate must be able to provide professional support and advice on the Museum Accreditation Standard, as wells encourage museums to achieve agreed standards in managing their collections effectively for the benefit of their users.

The Museum Development Project Officer will be responsible for successfully developing and implementing collections focused projects that develop workforce skills to improve collections management, care and access. They will provide professional advice to accredited museums and those working towards Accreditation. The successful candidate must be a confident communicator with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.

The role will be based in Norwich, however the successful candidate would be expected to travel across the region, to meet the needs of museums and to build relationships with regional and local partners and stakeholders.

For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy please contact Annette French, Regional Museum Development Manager on 01603 228925 or email

The museum welcomes applications from individuals currently working in other organisations, however they would like to make you aware that priority consideration for this post may be given to current employees who are affected by restructure within the organisation or are in a redeployment position.

More information is available here


One comment

  1. French, Annette


    Thanks for circulating the details.

    Sorry if that wasn’t clear – the post is part of the SHARE Museums East museum development team in the East of England, managed by Norfolk Museums Service, at the Shirehall in Norwich.



    Annette French
    Regional Museum Development Manager, SHARE Museums East

    Telephone: 01603 228925

    Mobile: 07775 705988


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    Shirehall, Market Avenue, Norwich, NR1 3JQ

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