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Museum Development Yorkshire Intern (Arts Council Funded)

Contract: Fixed-term contract until March 31st 2021, 22.2 hours per week worked flexibly.

Salary: £17,364 – £17,673 per annum, pro rata (actual salary £10,418 – £10,603). YMT Scale 2, SCP 12 – 13

Museum Development Yorkshire are offering part-time internship until the end of March 2021 to enable the successful applicant to develop the skills needed to work within the museum or cultural sector. Training and career development will be provided, both locally and regionally. You must have an ambition to work in the museum and cultural sector and will be expected to develop professionally.

You will primarily support the delivery of the MDY programme through the provision of administrative, logistical and communications assistance. This will include event management, co-ordinating training programmes, updating website, and social media accounts, and assisting with the development of resources and support materials.

Experience of administration within a work environment is essential as is a high standard of literacy and numeracy. You must have a demonstrable interest in the museum and cultural sector but experience of working or volunteering in a museum or gallery environment, whilst not essential, would be an advantage.

Museum Development is funded by Arts Council England (ACE) as part of a national programme. In Yorkshire, Museum Development is delivered by York Museums Trust through Museum Development Yorkshire (MDY). It supports museums across Yorkshire to manage their resources, look after their collections and provide services to their audiences in ways that meet or exceed recognised standards within the museum sector.

Due to the nature of the job it is essential that you can work some evenings and weekends and are willing and able to travel both regionally and nationally.

How to apply:

Please download the following documents:

Job Description
Application Form
Our Organisation
MDY Annual Report
Introduction to Intern Role

Application forms should be returned to us via email at: 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, as we are unable to respond to every applicant.

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.

● The closing date for receipt of applications for is 9am Monday 10 February 2020
● Interviews will be held in York on Friday 21 February 2020

Curator of Fine Art – York Art Gallery

Contract: Part-time, permanent (22.2 hours per week)

Salary: £28,203 – £30,067 per annum – YMT Scale SO1, SCP 29 to 31
(Actual salary £16,921 – £18,040 per annum)

These are exciting times to join the Trust on the back of our multi award winning redevelopment of York Art Gallery and with ambitious plans for the future.

We are recruiting a Curator of Fine Art, who will support the Senior Curator in building York Art Gallery’s position as a leading gallery in the North of England. This will encompass the delivery of high-profile programming and temporary exhibitions, developing its Fine Art collections, and continuing the family friendly and visitor-focused engagement for which York Art Gallery has won awards.

You will have:
• a relevant degree and a post-graduate qualification in Museum/Art Gallery Studies and/or AMA or equivalent experience
• substantial knowledge of and experience with Fine Art collections, with an emphasis on contemporary British art
• demonstrable experience of exhibition development and delivery, as well as knowledge of documentation systems and relevant conservation issues

How to apply:

Please download the following documents:

Job Description
Application Form
Our Organisation

Application forms should be returned to us via email at: 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, as we are unable to respond to every applicant.

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.

Dates to bear in mind…
 The closing date for receipt of applications for is 9am on Wednesday 5 February 2020
Interviews will be held in York on Monday 24 February 2020