Job Opportunity: Beacon Museum, Whitehaven

Business Development Manager

Salary Grade: 10 £30,480 – £34,196 per annum

37 hours per week

The Beacon Museum, Whitehaven, is seeking a highly motivated individual with proven experience and skill in identifying and developing income-generating business streams, activities and opportunities for this award-winning accredited Museum. The Museum is currently undergoing a £1.2M grant-funded development including the creation of a Conference and Learning Centre and new Indemnity standard exhibition gallery. You will play a key role in moving the museum towards a self-financing and independent operating model.

Working with the Beacon Museum Director and Steering Group, you will have excellent communication and marketing skills across a range of digital and traditional media. You will be responsible for preparing and delivering the marketing and promotion plans for the Museum including assisting in the Museum developing a national profile. You will also ensure that the local community including businesses are able to engage and become an increasing part of the Beacon Museum.

The Beacon Museum is a collaboration between Copeland Borough Council and Sellafield Ltd.

Closing date: Tuesday 30th August 2016

Interviews will be held on Friday 9th September 2016

Interviews will include a 10 minute presentation.

To complete an online application form and to view the job profile please visit, alternatively please contact Customer Services, Copeland Borough Council, The Market Hall, Market Place, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7JG, tel. 01946 598300.


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