Job Opportunity: South West Museum Development

South West Museum Development is seeking a suitably experienced Freelance Community Engagement Officer to work with 10 museums and heritage organisations across Devon and Cornwall as part of the Heritage Lottery funded ‘Raising the Standard’ project. The project involves the conservation, display, interpretation, development of a schools resource and engagement alongside a programme of community engagement and events at locations in which the 10 museums and heritage organisations are based during the summer and autumn of 2017.

The successful applicant will have experience in developing, planning and delivering successful, exciting, creative, audience-focused events and projects within a museum or heritage environment.

Preferably with experience in delivering projects funded by Heritage Lottery the successful candidate will have a passion and commitment for the role of heritage in local communities along with a track record in working with volunteers and developing partnerships across a variety of community groups.

Contract period: February 2017 to February 2018

Contract value: max £15,000 inclusive of VAT and fees, excluding travel for which there is a separate budget up to £3,000 for travel within Devon and Cornwall

Deadline for applications: 10am, 2nd February 2017

Further information see: Full Details – Freelance Community Engagement Officer

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