Job Opportunities

Churches Conservation Trust
Commercial Manager, North
Fixed term (9 months), Full Time
Salary: £36,000 pro rata, plus excellent pension and benefits
Office (Leeds) or home based within north of England

The Churches Conservation Trust is a national heritage charity with big ambitions. Two million people visit our 350 historic churches each year, in some of the most beautiful locations in England. Some of those visitors are clients of Champing™, our international brand that creates the unique experience of staying somewhere extraordinary.

We have a great opportunity for a dynamic, commercially driven person to help us fully exploit the potential of Champing™ and the commercial opportunities presented at our flagship churches in the north of England. This is a fixed term role, providing maternity cover for at least nine months.

You will be highly motivated with a proven track record of entrepreneurial activity raising significant commercial income. With experience of negotiating commercial partnerships and delivering business plans, excellent communication skills and a passion for our work, you will be someone who is able to work independently at the same time as engaging with your team.

A full job description can be found at: www.visitchurches.org.uk/jobs.

To apply for this role please complete an application form and send to hr@thecct.org.uk.

Closing date: Monday 26 June 2017 – 10.00 am.

First interviews: Tuesday 4 July 2017 in Shrewsbury.


Leeds University Library Galleries
Events and Marketing Assistant
Full time (Tue-Sat), fixed term: to 31 July 2022
Salary: £16,289 to £17,898

Do you have a passion for rare books, archival material and the visual arts? Do you have great communication skills, and are you comfortable with IT and social media? Are you committed to outstanding service delivery? 

Our galleries provide a showcase for our art collections and treasures of our Special Collections. Visitors range from University students and staff to members of the public, including community groups and school students. We offer a variety of events and exhibitions to promote our collections, and use our website and social media streams to engage and attract people.

The role combines front-of-house duties and backroom support. You will be a point of contact at our reception desks and help supervise our gallery assistants, ensuring security is maintained and reporting maintenance issues. You will help with events and exhibitions: publicity, marketing and evaluation, as well as general administration and the physical preparations – this may involve lifting and handling, working at height and using specialist tools and equipment (training is provided).

Apply online at 

jobs.leeds.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=CSLIB1131

Closing Date: Sunday 2 July 2017.


Art UK
Learning and Engagement Manager
Work from home, anywhere in the UK
Full-time temporary post to May 2020
Salary: £28,000 pa

Art UK is recruiting a Learning and Engagement Manager to develop and manage the activity programme for the Art UK Sculpture project.

Art UK Sculpture is a national project using digital and physical engagement to transform the way people access and learn about sculpture. Supported by a National Lottery grant, this ambitious initiative will digitise 150,000 sculptures from inside public collections and outdoors in the nation’s parks, streets and squares and display them on the Art UK website.

A significant part of the project will focus on exciting learning and engagement programmes. Masterpieces in Schools will follow up the successful initiative to take oil paintings into schools with 125 great publicly owned sculptures being transported to schools around the country for a day of hands-on art history.  The Learning and Engagement Manager is a key project role and will develop and manage a wide range of activities across the UK in liaison with schools, collections, project partners, volunteers, artists, community groups and the public. 

To find out more download the PDF brief. To apply, send CV and covering letter via email to Katey Goodwin, Deputy Director, Art UK,

katey.goodwin@artuk.org.

Deadline: 9am, Monday 3 July 2017.


Great Place Scheme (Barnsley)
Programme Development Manager
Full time, Salary: £33,457 – £36,379, fixed term for 3 years

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead on an innovative and ground breaking project called ‘Seamless: transforming communities through culture’. This project is part of a wider externally funded scheme called Great Place enabling heritage and cultural organisations to make a step change in how they work together in order to meet local social and economic objectives.

Delivered in partnership with Rotherham Council and Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust, the Project Manager will co-ordinate and oversee the delivery of Seamless over a three year period linked to the approved purposes of the grant. The project will utilise the culture and heritage of Wentworth Woodhouse and Elsecar to establish a long term vision for the area and embed culture and heritage at the heart of strategic plans for both Rotherham and Barnsley providing an opportunity to work across two boroughs for the first time. The project will engage local deprived communities, especially children and young people, in a programme centred around connections to amazing and astonishing local heritage.

Closing Date: 14 July 2017 at 11.59pm.

Further details and how to apply are available from our website at www.barnsley.gov.uk or (01226) 772250.

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