Job vacancy – Project Officer (A Museum for Everyone), Bankfield Museum

Application closing date: 14/08/2017

Salary Scale 5, SCP22 – 25, £20,661 to £22,658 per annum

Package: 37 hours per week, 8 month fixed term contract, based at Bankfield Museum in Halifax

Post Ref: FWP625

Calderdale Museum Service was awarded a grant from Arts Council England to develop Bankfield Museum and create a Museum for Everyone. The project is well underway and we are looking for an experienced and passionate individual to lead this project which will run until May 2018. You will oversee the completion of the transformation of spaces within the museum to provide greater access to resources for individual and group use. You will also promote the museum and the project throughout the region.

The successful candidate will have a background in museums and heritage and a thorough knowledge of current museum practice. You will have experience of working with and managing volunteers both on an individual basis and in groups.

In addition you will have proven experience of producing exhibition quality interpretation along with promotion and marketing of museums. Experience of working on grant funded projects would also be an advantage.

Employees of the Council enjoy a comprehensive reward and benefits package, which includes generous terms and conditions of employment and access to a wide range of retail discounts and lifestyle savings to name a few.

For an informal discussion about the post or the project, please contact Richard Macfarlane, Museums Manager on 01422 354823.

Download: Role Profile

Closing Date: Monday 14th August 2017
Interview: Thursday 31st August 2017


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