Job Vacancies with York Museums Trust

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Fundraising Assistant (based at York Castle Museum)

Permanent, part time: 15 hours per week worked over three days
Salary Scale, YMT SC2 (SCP 12-13), £16,881 – £17,324 pa pro rata
(actual salary: £6,843 – £7,023 pa)

We are seeking a Fundraising Assistant to support all fundraising activity at York Museums Trust, including trusts applications, relationship management and donor stewardship through the maintenance of the ThankQ CRM system. In addition, you will also provide cover for the Membership Supervisor when required.

You must be educated to A level standard or equivalent and be computer literate (particularly MS Word, Excel and Access). Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, and strong organisational skills are also essential for this role, as are high standards of presentation and the ability to pay meticulous attention to detail. You must also be able to work on your own initiative and manage your time effectively.

In return we offer a competitive salary, a defined benefit pension scheme, generous leave allowance and flexible working hours.

How to apply: 

Please download the documents below and return the Application Form via email or post.

Forms should be returned to recruitment@ymt.org.uk 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. Please note that York Museums Trust cannot be held responsible for non-delivery or late receipt of postal applications.

Dates to bear in mind:

The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 4th May 2018.

Interviews will take place in York on Wednesday 16th May 2018.

 

Garden Guide (part time, permanent)

22 hours per week, every week on a 2 week fixed rota
YMT Scale 2, SCP 12-13, actual salary: £10,037 – £10,300 pa

The working pattern is:
Week 1 – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday (2.15 pm – 8.15 pm)
Week 2 – Thursday (2.15 pm – 8.15 pm)
Saturday, Sunday (11.30 am – 8.15 pm)

York Museums Trust is an independent charitable organisation created to manage York Castle Museum, Yorkshire Museum & Gardens, York St Mary’s and York Art Gallery. This post is based in the York Museum Gardens, a distinctive green space in the city centre, containing both important plant specimens and the historic ruins of St Mary’s Abbey.

We are looking for a confident, friendly and outgoing individual with a keen interest in horticulture, history or archaeology and a desire to share it. A key aspect of the role is responsibility for the safe use and security of the gardens and the enforcing of garden bylaws.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with the public in a front of house role, and have excellent customer care skills. You must also be able to adapt to changing situations, and enjoy working outdoors and practical work.

How to apply: 

Please download the documents below and return the Application Form via email or post.

Forms should be returned to recruitment@ymt.org.uk 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. Please note that York Museums Trust cannot be held responsible for non-delivery or late receipt of postal applications.

Dates to bear in mind:

The closing date for applications is 9am on Tuesday 1st May 2018.

Interviews will take place in York on Wednesday 9th May 2018.

 

E-Communications Co-ordinator

Temporary (for 6 months) 37 hours per week
Salary Scale, YMT Scale 4, SCP 18-21, £19,248 to £21,454 per annum

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an E-Communications Co-ordinator to work within the Communications Department.

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and flexible individual to manage the creation of content for the Trust’s websites, social media channels and to develop the Trust’s e-marketing opportunities.

The role will involve working with external agencies, editing and writing creative copy, sourcing imagery, outsourcing design work and uploading and updating content using our Content Management System. You will also develop wider potential audiences through e-marketing, including e-newsletters, blogs etc.

The ideal candidate will have worked in this creative field before, and possess a flair for e-marketing. You should be educated to degree level, able to write clear and concise copy as well as being capable of working on your own and as part of the wider Communications Team.

How to apply: 

Please download the documents below and return the Application Form via email or post.

Forms should be returned to recruitment@ymt.org.uk 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. Please note that York Museums Trust cannot be held responsible for non-delivery or late receipt of postal applications.

Dates to bear in mind:

The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 27th April 2018.

Interviews will take place in York on Tuesday 8th May 2018.

 

Senior Curator – York Art Gallery, York

Salary: SCP points 34 – 37 (£32,122 – £34,608)
Contract: 37 hours per week, permanent

With a growing reputation for innovative and exciting displays and exhibitions, these are exciting times to take on the role of Senior Curator at York Art Gallery (YAG). Following our multi award winning redevelopment we are looking for someone with curatorial vision to drive our ambitious plans for the future.

You will continue to build York Art Gallery’s position as a leading gallery in the North of England delivering high profile programming and exciting temporary exhibitions and permanent displays. The development, research, and exploration of our fine and decorative art collections are central to this role.

In addition, you will support the developing international profile of CoCA (the Centre of Ceramic Art) and look to position the wider York Art Gallery collections and activity on a similar stage. Acting as a confident advocate for York Art Gallery both internally and externally, you will continue to build its reputation with collectors, stakeholders and donors.

The successful candidate will require significant experience of working with collections, and be committed to the role of contemporary art in a gallery devoted to modern and historic artworks. Expert knowledge of art history (with specialist interests relevant to YAG collections) is essential for this role, together with experience of delivering exhibitions and managing collections. You will also be experienced in team leadership and line management of staff.

A relevant postgraduate qualification, excellent interpersonal, problem solving and written and verbal communication skills are also essential prerequisites for this role.

Whilst not essential, experience of project management and working with and commissioning artists would be a distinct advantage.

A flexible approach to work is essential, including working evenings and/or weekends as required.

How to apply: 

Please download the documents below and return the Application Form via email or post.

Forms should be returned to recruitment@ymt.org.uk 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. Please note that York Museums Trust cannot be held responsible for non-delivery or late receipt of postal applications.

Dates to bear in mind:

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 30th April 2018.

Interviews will take place in York on Monday 14th May 2018.

 


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