Job Vacancies with York Museums Trust


Job Vacancies

Head of Public Engagement, York Museums Trust

Salary: YMT SCP 53-56, £50,712 – £54,150
Contract: 37 hours per week, permanent

These are exciting times to join the Trust on the back of our multi award winning redevelopment of York Art Gallery and as we plan a major capital project at York Castle Museum to transform its visitor experience.

We are seeking a Head of Public Engagement to ensure accessible, engaging, high quality content across YMT. The successful candidate will lead exhibitions and events programming, learning and community work ensuring a strategic approach for the Trust. Working with colleagues across the Trust they will lead on content delivery and interpretation for permanent displays. They will be the Project Director responsible for the development and delivery of a major capital project at York Castle Museum leading the vision for content including themes, issues, subjects and stories and their physical manifestations in a transformed visitor experience.

We are eager to hear from candidates with appropriate background and substantial experience as a senior manager leading multi-disciplinary teams and working across organisations. They will be able to demonstrate strategic thinking and leadership skills with a track record of inspiring managers, colleagues and staff to be creative and ambitious.

How to apply

Please click on the links below to download the necessary forms for applying for this role. Application forms should be returned to or by post to: Recruitment, Yorkshire Museum, Museum Gardens, York, YO1 7FR.

CVs will not be accepted and applications can only be accepted from candidates who have permission to work in the UK. If, after applying, you have not heard from us by two weeks after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Dates to bear in mind

Closing date for applications is 9am on Wednesday 27th September 2017.
Interviews will take place in York on Friday 13th October 2017.




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