Latest Job Vacancies with York Museums Trust

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Creative Programming & Public Engagement Manager

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £32,768 to £36,338 per annum (SCP points 34 – 38)

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 and restructure our Public Engagement and Curatorial teams.

We have a new opportunity for a Creative Programing and Public Engagement Manager to work across all YMT’s sites leading a team to deliver YMT’s high quality, strategic creative programming and formal learning offer. This post will ensure that audience and community engagement with and promotion of YMT’s collections is at the heart of the public programme, and that programming actively drives visitor numbers, school visits, engages with communities, sustains YMT’s volunteer programme and increases YMT’s reputation for creativity and excellence.

We are looking for a bright, ambitious creative professional with experience in the museum, heritage or cultural industries to lead a newly formed team delivering YMT’s ambitious public programme. You will also be responsible for delivering a number of key events including Christmas at York Castle Museum

You will be a strong people manager, able to lead a team to deliver a vision and take internal and external stakeholders with you. An understanding of the formal and informal learning sectors and practice, along with the ability to broker creative partnerships are essential.

As an organisation York Museums Trust is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

 

How to apply:

Please download the following documents:

–       Job Description

–       Application Form

–       Our Organisation

Forms should be returned to recruitment@ymt.org.uk or by post to: Recruitment, Yorkshire Museum, Museum Gardens, York, YO1 7FR.  Electronic applications forms should be submitted in a Word compatible format.

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…

  • The closing date for receipt of applications for is 9am Monday 2 December 2019
  • Interviews will be held in York on Wednesday 18 December 2019

 

Exhibitions Project Manager

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £28,203 – £32,768 per annum (SCP Scale SO1-SO2)

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 and restructure our Public Engagement and Curatorial teams.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Exhibitions Project Manager to join us.  The successful candidate will project manage exhibitions at each YMT site, ensuring exhibitions are brought in on time, to budget and to the highest possible quality. They will manage all aspects of exhibition development and delivery including risk, budget, project teams, coordination of internal and external stakeholders and installation of exhibitions on site.

You will have strong people management skills, excellent understanding of exhibition project management processes, experience of project managing exhibition and content projects in a museum, gallery or heritage setting and excellent eye for design.

As an organisation York Museums Trust is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

 

How to apply:

Please download the following documents:

–       Job Description

–       Application Form

–       Our Organisation

Forms should be returned to recruitment@ymt.org.uk or by post to: Recruitment, Yorkshire Museum, Museum Gardens, York, YO1 7FR.  Electronic applications forms should be submitted in a Word compatible format.

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…

  • The closing date for receipt of applications for is 9am Monday 2 December 2019
  • Interviews will be held in York on Monday 16 December 2019

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