Job Opportunities

Barnsley Museums
Collections and Audience Engagement Officer
Salary: £20,661- £22,658, full time, initial 12 month contract

Barnsley Museums is seeking to employ a proactive and creative individual in this exciting new post within the curatorial team. The Service’s collections include fine and decorative arts, social and industrial history and archaeology, and the post holder will work on a variety of projects to engage audiences through outreach, handling, digital media and exhibitions activity programming. 

As part of the curatorial team, you will also work alongside learning, marketing, commercial and visitor services colleagues to develop ideas, plan ahead and review activity. This post is key to developing our relationships with audiences and working towards a sustainable future for a Museum Service relevant to people’s lives.

To apply please visit

Closing Date: 26 May 2017.

English Heritage (York/Newcastle)
Grants and Trusts Manager
Salary: £32,500 – £34,000 per annum Full time, permanent

We are seeking an experienced trusts and statutory fundraiser to join our dynamic Development Department. As Grants and Trusts Manager you will be responsible for securing grants from a range of statutory funders – primarily the Heritage Lottery Fund – as well as local and regional philanthropic trusts. 

With a regional focus on the North of England, the Grants and Trusts Manager will play a key role in developing and maintaining relationships with local and regional grant-making bodies, and raise funds in support of English Heritage’s strategic objectives, including conservation, education and capital projects. 

The full job description and application form are available on our website:

Closing date: Monday 29 May 2017.

Interviews are expected to be held in early June.

Museums Sheffield
Project Curator (Going Public)
Salary: £26,390, full time, fixed term (3 years)

This post is within our Exhibition and Display department. Going Public launched in 2015 with four internationally prominent art collectors (Nicolas Cattelain, Dominique and Sylvain Levy, Egidio and Daniel Marzona and Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo) displaying works from their collections across five venues in Sheffield as well as a major summit with politicians, policy makers, funders, museum directors and private collectors. 

Going Public continues to develop with the aspiration of strengthening relationships between regional civic collections and private collectors. This role has been created to support Going Public through researching and sharing the stories behind the works in Sheffield’s visual art collection that demonstrate acts of philanthropy. The successful candidate will work directly with individuals, communities and organisations in the city and beyond to increase and share knowledge about the role philanthropy has in regional civic art collections. They will be a passionate advocate for interpretation and audience access and will plan and deliver excellent exhibitions as part of the project.

Apply online at

For further details contact / 0114 2782620.

Closing date: 29 May 2017. Interviews: 21 June 2017

Holocaust Heritage and Learning Centre
Learning and Volunteering Manager
Salary: £30,000 (pro rata), part time, 30 hours pw

Administrative Officer
Salary: £23,000 (pro rata), part time, 18.5 hours pw

The Holocaust Survivors’ Friendship Association is registered charity set up in 1996. Our aim is to preserve the memory, testimony and records of the Holocaust survivors based in Yorkshire for research, teaching and learning. We are currently developing a new Holocaust Heritage and Learning Centre for the north of England at Huddersfield University, scheduled to open in Spring 2018.

We are recruiting two new roles to support the development and ongoing work of our new Centre, based at our office in the School of Education and Professional Development on the Huddersfield University campus.

The Administrative Officer will set up and manage the Holocaust Heritage & Learning Centre’s office systems and support our small team of staff and volunteers in delivering an efficient and effective service to users. 

The Learning and Volunteering Manager will be responsible for the Holocaust Heritage and Learning Centre’s programmes for formal and informal learners. You’ll develop and manage innovative workshops, opportunities and events, based on the exhibition and collections, for a range of audiences including schools, youth and community groups and adult learners. You’ll also be responsible for setting up the Centre’s volunteering programme for a diverse range of people. 

For further details please download the Learning and Volunteering Manager Person Specification or the Administrative Officer Person Specification.

Closing date: 9.00am on Tuesday 30 May 2017.


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