Category: Job oppotunities

Consultancy opportunities: Eskdale Mill and Heritage Trust

Job Opportunity: Eskdale Mill and Heritage Trust
Interpretation Production and Fit-out

Location: Eskdale Mill, Boot, Eskdale, Lake District National Park
Closing date: 10am 4 Feb 2019

The Eskdale Mill & Heritage Trust (EMHT) wishes to appoint a supplier to provide and install graphic panels and wayfinding devices, audio-visual hardware and software and interactives.

New permanent interpretive displays will be developed according to the following packages:

  • Package 1: Production and installation of interpretive Interpretation graphics/signs/panels/labels inside and out
  • Package 2: Production and installation of audio-visual elements
  • Package 3: Production and installation of interactives

Suppliers may choose to tender for one or more package. Each package is designed to complement the others and together must provide an improved, consistent visitor experience.  They welcome proposals from one supplier or a consortium of suppliers to provide all three packages.

For a copy of the brief and further details please contact Lisa Keys, Activity and Interpretation Manager, l.keys@minervaheritage.com, copying in Shirley Muir, Project Organiser, shirleymuir7@btinternet.com

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Consultancy opportunity: Interpretation and learning plan development, Port Sunlight Village Trust

Port Sunlight Village Trust (PSVT) wishes to commission an experienced museum and heritage professional to produce a detailed Interpretation & Learning Plan for a new permanent gallery called ‘Soap & Water’, and an outline Interpretative Master Plan for Port Sunlight Museum. 

The new gallery represents phase 1 of an Interpretive Master Plan and has been informed by ongoing research concerning the needs of our heritage, key stakeholders, and existing and new target audiences. The primary audiences for the project are families, children and young people and the secondary audiences are older people, and residents of Port Sunlight and the wider local community. 

A significant element of the project is co-production and they will work with young people, village residents and members of the wider local community to curate a proportion of the displays and to provide stewarding and support with public programming once the gallery is open. Their project partners include Unilever Archives & Records Management and the University of Liverpool.

The budget is €10,000 + VAT, approximately £9,000 + VAT. The deadline for submissions is 3pm on Friday 1st February 2019. They hope to make a decision based on tender returns but may hold interviews if necessary.

For more information click here and visit their website here: http://portsunlightvillage.com/the-trust/jobs-and-volunteering/

For further information and to discuss the brief please contact Katherine Lynch, Director of Heritage Port Sunlight Village Trust on 0151 644 4816 or k.lynch@portsunlightvillage.com

The following documents are available upon request: 

  1. Outline Interpretation & Learning Plan for Soap & Water 
  2. PSVT 10 year Conservation Management Plan

 

Job opportunity: Windermere Jetty, Lakeland Arts

Job Opportunity: Lakeland Arts
Job title: Windermere Jetty, Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories
Salary: Competitive rates
Location: UK, England, Windermere
Hours: Full timeand part time hours available
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: Ongoing

Opening spring 2019

Lakeland Arts are about to launch a unique and world-class museum on Windermere, and are looking for enthusiastic people to join their growing team in a famously beautiful location.

They have vacancies for:

  • Admissions and Retail Supervisors and Assistants
  • Café and Kitchen Teams
  • Estates and Operations

Want to know more? Visit their website and apply online or register online to meet with them on one of their Recruitment Days: www.windermerejetty.org/currentjobs

 

Job opportunity: Marketing & Digital Coordinator, Lakeland Arts

Job Opportunity: Lakeland Arts
Job title: Marketing & Digital Coordinator
Salary: £22,000 – £25,000 depending on experience
Location: UK, England, Bowness-on-Windermere
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: 04/02/2019

As Marketing and Digital Coordinator, you’ll support the Head of Marketing in the delivery of the Lakeland Arts Marketing Strategy to grow visitor numbers, extend our reputation for high quality programming and as a quality visitor destination and improve our commercial income.

Supporting the Head of Marketing, you’ll help develop and deliver their marketing communication strategies for Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, the Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry and the new Windermere Jetty Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories, as well as implementing their new Friends membership package.

You’ll lead the Lakeland Arts Digital Strategy; devising and coordinating digital marketing campaigns, upgrading and maintaining Lakeland Arts’ websites and working with colleagues to develop and deliver internal digital communications. You’ll support colleagues across Lakeland Arts with digital engagement and activity, and design and print as required.

Key responsibilities
– Support the Head of Marketing to review, develop and improve Lakeland Arts’ on and offline marketing, PR and communications with a strong emphasis on digital media, with the purpose of increasing visitor numbers, visits, memberships and building their on-line engaged community.

– Champion accessible, intelligent communication across all media and digital platforms to share information with the widest possible audience and raise profile of Lakeland Arts to wider audiences.

– Lead the Lakeland Arts Digital Strategy enabling them to best inform existing audiences and grow new active digital communities for each of their sites including a new online audience for Windermere Jetty. Using creativity and up-to-date technological knowledge to produce compelling digital content, enhance the customer experience, encourage repeat visits, drive sales and capture digital customer data to build their customer understanding to inform future marketing.

– Lead Lakeland Arts internal communications ensuring engaging content and thorough dissemination across all sites.

– Internally promote Lakeland Arts brand and values, including producing Lakeland Arts design guidance and acting as brand guardian, managing the brand guidelines internally and externally.

– Undertake regular in-house, Audience Agency and commissioned visitor research to understand the Lakeland Arts audiences and to inform Lakeland Arts strategic and business planning.

To apply visit: https://www.lakelandarts.org.uk/jobs/how-apply

 

Job opportunity: Programme Coordinator, National Football Museum

Job opportunity: National Football Museum

Programme Coordinator

Salary: £23,000 – £25,000

Location: Manchester

Hours: Full Time (37.5 per week)

Contract: 18 months

Closing Date: Thursday 24th January 2019

The National Football Museum are seeking to appoint an ambitious and experienced Programmes Co-ordinator to join their Community team to devise, commission, co-produce and deliver a new annual programme of events and activities across the galleries at the National Football Museum.

In January they will be moving towards a charging model and it will be essential that they offer their diverse visitors a rich schedule of activities responding to their new brand identity of ‘the Game of our Lives’. 

They will be looking someone who is confident in their abilities to produce activities which will both entertain and educate the visitors that come to the museum.

Whilst a love of football is not essential the successful candidate will share their passion for exploring football’s positive effect on society. 

As well as the programme the role will also manage the Achieve Your Goals Volunteer project which ends in June 2019

For full information (including a link to the full job specification) please visit their website: www.nationalfootballmuseum.com

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitmentgroup@nationalfootballmuseum.com

Closing Date:  Thursday 24th January 2019

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 5th February 2019

Job opportunity: Eskdale Mill Manager

Job Opportunity: Eskdale Mill & Heritage Trust

Job title:Eskdale Mill Manager

Salary: £13,000 p.a. (fte £16,250) + rent-free detached refurbished cottage (estimated rental value £7-9,000 p.a.) + subsidised electricity
Location:
Boot, Eskdale, Cumbria
Hours: 
37.5 hours per week for 31 weeks & 19 hours per week for 21 weeks (0.8fte)
Contract: Fixed term contract 2 years and 2 months

Closing date:2.00pm on Monday 4thFebruary 2019

Eskdale Mill are seeking a self-motivated person to manage their newly refurbished mill, provide a welcoming visitor experience and engage volunteers.

Are you the kind of person who could confidently manage a newly restored and interpreted Grade II* listed water mill as a visitor attraction?

Do you have experience of organising volunteers, planning and leading events, activities and visits and managing budgets?

If you have a friendly and welcoming personality and could become part of a close-knit, rural community, then you may be the person they are seeking.

The Role

Eskdale Mill is a Grade II* listed water mill undergoing a £1 million restoration and interpretation project thanks to a National Lottery grant (Heritage Lottery Fund) and cash raised through Copeland Community Fund and other charitable trusts. The site will be re-opened in the summer of 2019 and they need a manager to take charge of its day-to-day running and conservation.

 The key roles of the Eskdale Mill Manager are to:

  • Manage the Eskdale Mill site and plan the maintenance of the buildings, machinery and heritage collections.
  • Promote and provide a warm welcome to visitors, with the help of volunteers.
  • Prepare and manage a programme of events and activities
  • Recruit and manage Eskdale Mill volunteers.
  • Plan daily operations and ensure the site is safe and suitable for visitors.
  • Promote the mill, events and activities through local and wider opportunities.
  • Work in partnership with local businesses on promotion and events.
  • Maintain an oversight of budget income and outgoings.
  • Regularly report to EMHT on progress and support their core business.

Please request an application pack by emailing shirleymuir7@btinternet.com or ring 016973 20803.

Interviews will be held on 27thand/or 28thFebruary 2019.

Website www.eskdalemill.co.uk

Job Opportunity: Programme Coordinator, National Football Museum

National Football Museum

Programme Coordinator

Salary: £23,000 – £25,000

Location: Manchester

Hours: Full Time (37.5 per week)

Contract: 18 months

Closing Date: Wednesday 9th January 2019

NFM are seeking to appoint an ambitious and experienced Programmes Co-ordinator to join their Community team to devise, commission, co-produce and deliver a new annual programme of events and activities across the galleries at the National Football Museum.

In January they will be moving towards a charging model and it will be essential that they offer their diverse visitors a rich schedule of activities responding to their new brand identity of ‘the Game of our Lives’.

They will be looking for someone who is confident in their abilities to produce activities which will both entertain and educate the visitors that come to the museum.

Whilst a love of football is not essential the successful candidate will share NFM’s passion for exploring football’s positive effect on society.

As well as the programme coordination, the role will also manage the Achieve Your Goals Volunteer project which ends in June 2019

For full information (including a link to the full job specification) please visit the NFM website www.nationalfootballmuseum.com 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitmentgroup@nationalfootballmuseum.com

Closing Date:  5PM Wednesday 9th January 2019

Shortlisted candidates will be advised on Friday 11th January 2019

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 16th January 2019

Job opportunity: Audience Development & Events Manager, Ordsall Hall

Salary / Grade: Grade 6 £25,463 pa

Working Hours: 36 (including evenings and weekends as the service requires.)

Location: Ordsall Hall

Closing Date: 9.00am 1 October 2018

Salford Community Leisure (SCL) is committed to Building a Great Place to Work; with over 500 employees servicing more than 3 million customer visits at 40 venues across the city each year. They exist to ‘enhance the lives of people living in Salford through providing sport, leisure and cultural opportunities’.

They pride themselves on recruiting the right people with the right values into the right roles. They are looking for professional, respectful, knowledgeable, passionate and solution driven people to join their team as they strive to deliver excellence to their customers.

They have an exciting position available for an Audience Development and Events Manager whose role is to devise and manage a range of engaging, income generating events at Ordsall Hall, to lead on Ordsall Hall’s audience development and community engagement, and to assist in managing and marketing venue hire at Ordsall Hall.

This role will be based at Ordsall Hall, Salford’s ‘jewel in the crown,’ – a Grade 1 listed Tudor mansion house that is surrounded by 2 acres of gardens. Ordsall Hall operates as an engaging heritage site that is open to the public all year round.

They are looking for someone who:

  • Can devise, develop and manage the annual events programme
  • Can lead the delivery of Ordsall Hall’s community engagement work
  • Takes a lead on venue hire bookings at Ordsall Hall
  • Can manage the social media accounts associated with Ordsall Hall
  • Initiates and sustains effective partnerships with relevant organisations and agencies across Salford and Greater Manchester.
  • Consistently demonstrates SCL’s behaviours

Full details of the job can be found at:

https://www.salfordcommunityleisure.co.uk/work-with-us/vacancies

If you wish to be considered for this role and join their team please return your application form to Carol Redshaw- carol.redshaw@scll.co.uk by 9.00am Monday 1 October 2018 ensuring you detail how you meet and demonstrate the skills, experience, knowledge and behaviours outlined in the person specification.

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 9 October 2018

Their core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found at https://www.salford.gov.uk/gdpr

For more information on Salford Community Leisure visit our website: www.salfordcommunityleisure.co.uk

Consultancy opportunity: Museum Development Network- Formative Evaluation of Museums’ Self-Assessment Methodology

The Museum Development Network (MDN) seeks a consultant with relevant experience and expertise to evaluate the national pilot of a methodology of museums’ self-assessment. The methodology is currently operating as a national pilot in each region during 2018-19 and builds on the East Midlands Museum Development self-assessment business diagnostic. The evaluation findings will inform the development of a national self-assessment methodology in preparation for implementation in 2019.

This work will support MDN to develop a collective response to Arts Council England’s Museum Development (MD) SMART objectives and to support: MD programme development; resilience of museums in the nine English regions; identification of national trends and needs of museums; track some of the impact of MD interventions and support given to museums.

This is a re-advertised contract brief that has been revised with new deadlines to encourage applications. The deadline for proposal submission is 5pm on the 8th October 2018. The interview date for short-listed proposals is 17th October 2018. The contract would finish on the 18th March 2019 with the submission of a final report.

For more information please read the full brief here.

Job Opportunity: Contemporary Visual Arts North NW Network Manager

Contemporary Visual Arts Network North West (CVAN NW) is a regional network creating opportunities for artists, organisations and professionals to develop their practice, share ideas, knowledge and resources and cultivate relationships. They provide platforms to promote and support the work of the region’s visual arts ecology.
CVAN North West comprises three sub-regional groups:

  • Visual Arts in Liverpool (VAiL)
  • Contemporary Visual Arts Manchester (CVAM)
  • North by NorthWest (NbyNW)

Contemporary Visual Arts North (CVAN) NW is seeking a new Network Manager to be responsible for coordinating and managing the work of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network North West, assisting in the formulation and implementation of a new regional strategy and delivery plan,and facilitating knowledge sharing across the regional network, and between other CVAN networks, nationally.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on the 13th September. Interviews will be held week commencing 1stOctober 2018.
For more information on the job role, specification and how to apply click here.