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Regional Accreditation Adviser

Contract: Fixed Term until 31st March 2022 with potential extension to 2023, 7.4 hours (one day) per week
Salary: £5,640.60 – 6,013.40 per annum (£28,203 – £30,067 full-time equivalent)

The Museum Development Yorkshire (MDY) team has a vacancy for a Regional Accreditation Adviser.

Museum Development Yorkshire is funded by Arts Council England to support museums across Yorkshire and the Humber and is part of York Museums Trust.

We recognise the range of museums and audiences in the Yorkshire & Humber region, which is reflected in those institutions and the collections that they hold. Our role is to help museums to fully understand the complexity of operating successfully in the 21st. Century, and to assist them by building on good practice to release the potential of their collections, people and sites. We guide museums on their development journey by enabling them to benchmark themselves, understand changes in audience, sector and stakeholder expectations, and identify the steps needed to realise their ambitions.

Our aim is to build capacity across the region and foster an environment in which best practice is developed, shared, and used to inspire others to deliver their own growth. We match museums with expertise and nurture their capacity to experiment and develop strong museum networks..

The post holder will work as part of a team to develop excellence within museums in the Yorkshire and Humber region by providing technical Accreditation support and training opportunities to museums applying for and maintaining Museum Accreditation. They will also provide professional development support to Accreditation Mentors.

The successful candidate will have experience of working at an operational level in museums or heritage management in two or more of the following:
• Organisational health
o Governance and management
o Forward planning
o Risk management
• Managing collections
o Collections ownership and development
o Collections documentation
o Collections care and conservation
• Users and their experience
o Public accessibility
o Audience knowledge and development
o User engagement and experience
The successful candidate will also have experience of developing policies or procedures for Accreditation or SPECTRUM.

The role is currently home based with the option to be based at home or at YMT offices in York in the longer term. This role involves visiting museums in the Yorkshire area, so flexibility and the ability to travel widely within the region is essential to be successful in the role.

If you would like to know more about this position, please contact Michael Turnpenny on 07917 220227 or at [email protected] for an informal discussion.

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 (in a Word compatible format) should be returned to [email protected].

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 9 am on Monday 15 February 2021
Interviews will take place online on Thursday 4 March 2021

Individual Giving and Major Gifts Fundraising Manager

Contract: Permanent, Full Time – 37 hours per week
Salary: £30,956 – £37,530 (YMT Scale Points 32-39)

These are exciting times to join the Trust. Following 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 developing a new fundraising team.

We have a new opportunity for an Individual Giving and Major Gifts Fundraising Manager to join the team, working across all sites to develop and drive York Museums Trust Individual Giving Strategy in line with our ambitions and priorities.

Founded in 2002, the Trust has a strong record of fundraising and this post is designed to build on these foundations. We are seeking an experienced Individual Giving Specialist who will establish and steward relationships with current supporters and prospective high value givers, securing growing and sustainable income for the Trust and a successful pipeline that converts mid to high level givers to Major Donors. Working in collaboration with the Grants and Sponsorship Fundraising Manager, you will ensure successful relationship management and enjoy inspiring and developing relationships with our staff, managers, trustees and our donors and supporters.

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an experience of managing and growing supporter networks, cultivating exciting opportunities and prospecting for new high impact connections. You will also be able to demonstrate a proven track record of securing major gifts and achieving financial targets.

This role will work from home temporarily in line with other YMT staff. In the long term this role will be based in York, but with the option to work flexibly. Attendance at fundraising events and stakeholder meetings in York will be part of the role.

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
Equal Opportunities Form
Our Organisation

Send:
• your CV,
• a covering letter explaining how you meet the criteria in the Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Behaviours section of the JD, and
• the Equal Opportunities form

to [email protected] . Applications should be submitted in a Word compatible format.

CVs 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 Monday 1 February 2021 at 9am
Interviews will take place online on Tuesday 23 February 2021

 

Grants and Sponsorship Fundraising Manager

Contract: Permanent, Full Time – 37 hours per week
Salary: £30,956 – £37,530 (YMT Scale Points 32-39)

These are exciting times to join the Trust. Following 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 developing a new fundraising team.

We have a new opportunity for a Grants and Sponsorship Fundraising Manager to join the team, working across all sites to develop and drive York Museums Trust Grants and Sponsorship Strategy in line with our ambitions and priorities.

Founded in 2002, the Trust has a strong record of fundraising and this post is designed to build on these foundations. We are seeking an experienced and successful Grants and Sponsorship fundraiser who will develop, manage and co-ordinate a portfolio of statutory, trusts and foundations and corporate supporters, cultivating strong and long-lasting partnerships. Managing the Trust’s CRM system, you will ensure successful relationship management and enjoy inspiring and developing relationships with our staff, managers, trustees and our donors and supporters.

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an experience of developing, writing and submitting large grant applications for major projects. You will also be able to demonstrate a proven track record of securing grants and achieving financial targets alongside proactively searching out new funding streams through research and networking.

This role will work from home temporarily in line with other YMT staff. In the long term this role will be based in York, but with the option to work flexibly. Attendance at fundraising events and stakeholder meetings in York will be part of the role.

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
Equal Opportunities Form
Our Organisation

Send:
• your CV,
• a covering letter explaining how you meet the criteria in the Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Behaviours section of the JD, and
• the Equal Opportunities form

to [email protected] . Applications should be submitted in a Word compatible format.

CVs 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 Monday 1 February 2021 at 9am
Interviews will take place online on Monday 22 February 2021