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Job Opportunities: The Atkinson, Southport

Senior Technician (Theatres)
Permanent
Full-time
Grade F SCP 22 – 26 £20,661 to £23,398 per annum\
The Atkinson, Sefton Council, Lord Street, Southport, Merseyside

Introducing ourselves:
Following an extensive refurbishment, the Atkinson provides a vibrant day-time and evening cultural offer with theatres, art galleries, a museum, retail spaces, bars, café, and Sefton’s busiest library.  For the last three years, The Atkinson, has presented a packed programme of over 300 performances and events each year, in its two theatres and its public spaces, bringing the best medium-scale touring theatre, dance, comedy, music and children’s theatre to Sefton.

Job requirements:
The Atkinson is creating a new team to deliver high quality technical support to visiting companies, amateur groups and commercial hirers, as well as to provide support in the galleries and museum.  We are seeking a Senior Technician (Theatre) to lead a small team of technicians, and report directly to the Principal Manager Programmes, Audiences & Enterprise.  This vital role underpins the success of The Atkinson’s theatre programmes and income targets.

Experience required:
You will have experience at a senior technical level in a theatre or multi-venue arts environment.  You will be able to work in a well organised manner, planning work, meeting deadlines, to ensure all performances, events and activities run smoothly; sustaining an enthusiastic approach under pressure. You will be able to make considered decisions calmly under pressure, using your own initiative and working to tight deadlines.  You will be an excellent communicator who can maintain good working relationships with artists, companies, hirers and staff

You will be passionate about delivering the highest standards of theatrical lighting, sound and AV for performing arts events; with a sound knowledge of current IT applications, both general and theatre based productions; of all related technical practices and procedures, Health and Safety, associated regulations, statutory regulations and licensing requirements.

To apply quickly and securely, we recommend that you apply online via the red CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE link below and set up a Personal Career Planner account. This will enable you to track the progress of your application more easily. If you experience difficulty submitting your application form online, you can email it to recruitment@sefton.gov.uk or deliver it in person to the Transactional HR Team, 1st Floor, St Peter’s House, Balliol Road, Bootle, L20 3AB.
Note that we cannot accept applications via links to cloud storage sites, and do not accept CVs in place of an application form. If you have any questions about your application, please call our contact centre on 0345 140 0845.

Job Description and Person Specification

Click here to apply online.

Closing Date: 20/08/2017


Technician (Theatres) at The Atkinson. 1 Full Time Post and 2 Part Time Posts, Permanent. – ref 50689
Full Time
Permanent
Sefton Council, Southport, Merseyside, Salary: £16,781 – £17,772, Scale: Grade D SCP 14, Internal reference number: 50689

Job requirements:
The Atkinson is creating a new team to deliver high quality technical support to visiting companies, amateur groups and commercial hirers, as well as to provide support in the galleries and museum. We are seeking a team of Technicians (Theatre) to report directly to the Senior Technician (Theatres) as part of the Programmes, Audiences & Enterprise team. These vital roles underpin the success of The Atkinson’s theatre programmes and income targets

You will have technical experience in a theatre or multi-venue arts environment. You will be able to work as part of a high-performing team, in a well organised manner, helping to ensure that all performances, events and activities run smoothly; sustaining an enthusiastic approach under pressure, using your own initiative when required. You will be a good communicator who can maintain good working relationships with artists, companies, hirers and staff

You will be passionate about supporting the delivery the highest standards of theatrical lighting, sound and AV for performing arts events. You will have a good understanding of current IT applications, both general and theatre based productions; related technical practices and procedures, Health and Safety, associated statutory regulations and licensing requirements.

To apply quickly and securely, we recommend that you apply online and set up a Personal Career Planner account. This will enable you to track the progress of your application more easily. If you experience difficulty submitting your application form online, you can email it to recruitment@sefton.gov.uk or deliver it in person to the Transactional HR Team, 1st Floor, St Peter’s House, Balliol Road, Bootle, L20 3AB.
Note that we cannot accept applications via links to cloud storage sites, and do not accept CVs in place of an application form. If you have any questions about your application, please call our contact centre on 0345 140 0845.

Job Description and Person Specification

Click here to apply online.

Closing Date: 20/08/2017

 

Job Opportunity: Wordsworth Trust

Marketing Manager
Salary – £25,000
37.5 hours per week

Wordsworth Trust are looking for a Marketing Manager to join their small, friendly, dedicated team.  You will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of creative and commercial marketing for the Trust, including those online elements of marketing which integrate with offline elements such as print and PR, as well as developing and implementing initiatives designed to increase visitor numbers from group travel and FIT markets.

In return they offer flexible working opportunities, a personal pension scheme, free on-site parking and staff discounts, and the opportunity to work in the heart of Wordsworth Country.

Please click here to view the job description. You can view the person specification here.

Please click here to download an application form.

Closing date: Friday 18 August. Please send completeled application forms to Catherine Harland – c.harland@wordsworth.org.uk

Job Opportunity: Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

Exhibitions & Events Coordinator
Grade E (£20,660) 1.0FTE
Fixed Term, up to 12 months, full time 37 hours

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Tullie House Programme and Projects team in co- ordinating and delivering a dynamic temporary exhibitions programme as well as the involvement in a diverse range of programmes and projects.

The role is required to work across all areas of exhibition projects from development to delivery, motivating and coordinating cross-departmental project teams to ensure the successful delivery of an outstanding programme. You will require excellent administration, organisation, communication and practical skills. A positive attitude, creative thinking and the ability to problem-solve under pressure make this challenging role extremely rewarding.

Application Process

If you are inspired by the role and would like to apply for the position, please familiarise yourself with the Job Description as part of the application pack and return a completed application form to Helen Askew, HR & Volunteer Advisor at helen.askew@tulliehouse.org by 4pm 22nd August. Interviews will be at Tullie House Museum, Castle Street, Carlisle, Friday 1st September 2017.

If you have any further questions please feel free to call Helen Askew HR & Volunteer Advisor 01228 618779

Job Opportunities: Salford Museum & Art Gallery

Schools Creative Engagement Practitioner
£10,000 fee (+ VAT), based on approximately 50 days’ work.

Freelance position with the University of Salford and Salford Museum and Art Gallery
Closes 4th August at 12 noon

The National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) aims to support the most disadvantaged young people in England to progress into higher education (HE). The University of Salford, working with Salford Museum and Art Gallery, are piloting an outreach project specifically to encourage access to arts subjects, as part of the Greater Manchester Higher Consortium.

Salford are looking for a confident and resourceful freelance creative practitioner to lead the pilot project. You should ideally have 3 years’ experience of developing and delivering practical arts activities with young people aged 14-17, and a sound knowledge of arts programmes in museums, galleries, or libraries in the North West.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a valid DBS clearance.

For more details please see the job page.


Heritage Facilitator
£17,072 (pro-rata)
12 hours (Tuesday and Wednesday 9.15am-3.45pm)
Closing date 15th August

There is an opportunity to join the Front of House Team at Salford Museum & Art Gallery. Duties include:

  • Taking an active role in delivering learning sessions for schools, families and community groups
  • Holiday activities for children and families
  • Leading group tours
  • Reception and gallery cover

For more details please see the job page.


Reception and Admin Support Officer
£15,613 – £16,781 (pro-rata)
18 hours (Monday, Tuesday and Friday – 10.00am-4.30pm)
Closing date 15th August

This is a new post combining the role of reception duties and administration support. Salford are looking for somebody who has good customer engagement skills, has good attention to detail and a high level of IT skills.

The job involves answering and progressing enquiries from visitors, assisting with the promotion of the service, and a wide range of clerical work.

Duties include:

  • Administrative support for specific projects
  • Cashing up, banking, managing cash floats and ordering change
  • Updating and maintaining online services, including social media
  • Maintaining and updating mailing lists
  • Processing RSVP’s for exhibitions and events
  • Assisting with all aspects of merchandising

For more details please see the job page.

Job Opportunity: Manchester Museum

Manchester Museum’s award-winning Learning Team engages 30,000 school pupils each year through its exciting enquiry-based learning programme.

We are looking for two dynamic Early Years and Primary Learning Assistants responsible for facilitating the Museum’s engaging and interactive programme of workshops for Early Years and Primary School groups. As a member of our Learning Team, you will work with colleagues to ensure that all of our school visitors have a great experience at the Museum.

You will possess a qualification in teaching or experience in education within a museum or gallery environment and will have experience of delivering engaging, interactive workshops to an early years or primary school audience. Flexible, positive and an excellent communicator, you will be enthusiastic about sharing your knowledge with children and teachers.

Interview date 22nd August

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark and Athena SWAN, we would particularly welcome applications from women and the black and minority ethnic (BME) community, who are both currently under-represented at this grade. All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Amy McDowall, Primary Learning Coordinator
Email: amy.mcdowall@manchester.ac.uk

For more information visit the University of Manchester job page.

Job Opportunity: Tullie House, Carlisle

Curatorial Manager
£25,591 – £27,768 full-time
Permanent

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery Trust is a leading independent regional museum welcoming over 250,000 visitors every year and, as part of the Cumbria Museum Consortium we are one of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations. Our stunning collections cover Fine & Decorative Art, Natural Science, Social History and Archaeology. Highlights include one of the largest collections of pre-Raphaelite artwork in the north of England, Roman material of international importance that centres on Hadrian’s Wall (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and a huge collection of specimens that represent the flora and fauna of Cumbria, the most bio-diverse county in England.

In 2016 we launched a new Museum Manifesto. The primary pillars of this Manifesto are to create a museum fit for the 21st century, a museum that has something to say about Carlisle, Cumbria and the world in which we live; a museum that unleashes creativity and invites co- creation; a museum which is collections based, curatorially informed and audience focussed; a museum with a human face providing a third space anchoring community life.

Purpose of the Role

The core purpose of this role is to lead, motivate and develop the Curatorial Team to manage the care and preservation of the collections to the highest possible standards and, crucially, increase access to collections. This will involve effective communication and greater collaboration with the Learning Team to increase engagement opportunities for key audiences including school groups, families, young people and vulnerable adults.

As part of this role you will also develop and refresh permanent displays using the collections in innovative and inspiring ways, and work in partnership with the Exhibitions Team to deliver an outstanding programme of temporary exhibitions and accompanying events programme, including Member events.

This role will provide you with an exciting opportunity to be part of a major culture change within the organisation, ensuring community engagement and financial sustainability are at the heart of all activity within your team. We want our Curatorial Team to be outward facing and audience focussed, and, under the guidance of the Head of Collections & Learning, it will be your responsibility to motivate and manage your staff to fulfil this remit and make the most of their skills and expertise.

For the full job description click here.

Application Process

If you are inspired by the role and would like to apply for the position, please familiarise yourself with the Job Description as part of the application pack and return a completed application form to Helen Askew, HR & Volunteer Advisor at helen.askew@tulliehouse.org, by 4pm Tuesday 15th August

Interviews will be held at Tullie House, this will be confirmed.

If you have any further questions please feel free to call Helen Askew HR & Volunteer Advisor 01228 618779

Job Opportunity: Abbot Hall, Kendal

Project Manager
​£27,500 pa (negotiable dependent upon experience)
6 month Fixed-Term contract (maternity cover)

Lakeland Arts have recently received the excellent news that they have secured £374,976 from Arts Council England towards the development stage of a project to re-invigorate one of the North of England’s most important cultural destinations in time for the sixtieth anniversary of the opening of Abbot Hall Art Gallery in 2022.  We want to make significant and sympathetic changes to the Art Gallery, Museum and wider Abbot Hall site to create a welcoming, innovative and exciting cultural attraction that is Sustainable, Artistically and Socially Compelling.

This post (employed or self employed) will enable them to appoint the design and professional consultant team, complete RIBA Stages 2 and 3 and be ready to submit a Stage Two application to Arts Council England by December 2018. You will lead the project and work with curatorial, learning and engagement and operations teams to achieve our strategic vision for change, growth and sustainability at Abbot Hall. You will lead the project and work with curatorial, learning and engagement and operations teams to achieve our strategic vision for change, growth and sustainability at Abbot Hall.  To find out more click here

Please note Lakeland Arts are not inviting applications from Companies for the Project Manager Role; however we do welcome applications from individuals looking for an employed or self-employed position.

Closing date: 21 August 2017
Interview date: 5 September 2017

Job Opportunity: Homotopia Festival

Homotopia Festival Project Manager
£22k pro rata
July – November       30 hours (starting late July/early August)
30 hours across 4 days per week

Homotopia is a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England. This is an exciting opportunity to join a unique cultural organisation with an international profile.

Homotopia champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people’s lives.

Homotopia produces year round engagement programmes and produces an internationally renowned arts festival every November. The organisation also has a groundbreaking social justice and heritage programme throughout the year & commissions a range of activities across the arts and museums – from theatre to digital art, to dance, live art & music to literature.

 

 Job description  

The role will provide organisational, curatorial and administrative support to the Artistic Director and coordinate the preparation and delivery of Homotopia Festival in Liverpool November 2017.

You will be part of a highly skilled team and will be based between the Homotopia office and occasionally work on site at various performance venues. You will be expected to work with a team of other freelancers including marketing, PR, videographer and finance officer both at the office and off site.

You will be computer literate, highly organised with excellent attention to detail.

The ability to prioritise and juggle multiple priorities & exercise effective judgement when managing tasks.

You will have first-rate interpersonal and communication skills – both speaking and in writing – and the ability to communicate in a confident and engaging manner at all levels. You will be an enthusiastic & proactive individual.

It is highly desirable that you will have strong marketing skills, an interest in popular culture, cultural diversity and the arts.

The role will be a fully interconnected structure that relies on collaboration, flexibility and the ability to operate within both formal and informal reporting relationships.

Dynamic, self-starter and strong initiative.

For more information please click here.

Job Opportunity: Manchester Museum

Secondary and Post 16 Science Coordinator
Closing date – 17/07/2017 d/m/y
Salary – £25,062 to £29,847 per annum
Fixed term until 10th July 2020

Manchester Museum, one of the UK’s leading regional museums has an exciting career opportunity and invites applications for the role of Secondary and Post 16 Science Coordinator.

As part of the Learning and Engagement team, you will be responsible for the development and coordination of science programmes and resources for secondary schools and colleges, as part of the Real Life Science programme, ensuring that these programmes are evaluated to a high standard and reflect the University-wide Widening Participation agenda.

You will work closely with staff from the University’s Science Faculties, Widening Participation staff, curatorial staff, teachers and regional museum colleagues to develop, coordinate, and deliver the Real Life Science programme, as well as sustaining and developing these partnerships.

With teaching, further qualification or experience developing and delivering science-based training (ideally in a museum or gallery environment) you will have a thorough knowledge of the science curriculum and developments in Secondary and Post-16 learning.

You will have excellent oral and written communication skills, together with creativity in generating new partnerships, projects and programmes.

Interviews are expected to take place on 26 and 27 July 2017.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from men and the black and minority ethnic (BME) community, who are both currently under-represented at this level. All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note: this post is subject to appropriate DBS clearance

For further details or to apply via The University of Manchester website.

Job Opportunity: Museum of Science and Industry

Explainer Team Leader
Job reference – SMG00332
Application closing date – Sunday 23rd July
Salary – £23,695 per annum

Job description

Are you passionate about leading a team to deliver life enhancing learning experiences? At Science Museum Group, we are passionate about the interactive spaces our museums offer and aim to ‘think big’ when creating new, informal, learning activities which enhance our visitors learning experience and grow their science-capital.

To support this continued commitment of inspiring futures, the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester are looking for a passionate Explainer Team Leader to join the Learning and Public programmes department on a permanent basis.

In this role, you will be responsible for the daily running of our Explainer team, leading and motivating them to deliver inspirational, informal, learning experiences through shows, storytelling, live-action demonstrations and events, igniting our visitor’s curiosity with the science that shapes our modern world.

You will bring experience of managing and developing large, diverse, teams to ensure effective operational delivery of our public programme offering. You will harness your strong communication and time management skills to work on several projects, using your understanding of diverse audiences and learning needs of adults and young people to make sure we continue sharing authentic stories.

You will be offered excellent benefits, including 24 days holiday plus bank holidays, a contributory company pension scheme, an annual season ticket loan and numerous staff discounts whilst developing your career in a world class museum group.

To start your journey, please view the Vacancy Information Pack which provides you with details of the role and explains how to complete your supporting statement.

For more information click here.