|At the Royal Armouries we care for one of the world’s oldest museum collections, and we continue to grow in new and exciting ways today at our flagship museum in Leeds, at our historic home in the Tower of London, and at the Victorian Fort Nelson in Hampshire.
We are looking for someone keen and committed to play a key role within our Public Engagement team. Your job will be to plan, develop, manage and sustain programmes and resources with and for audiences who currently do not visit or are under-represented. These include visitors and groups with additional support needs; family and adult community groups and organisations; and young adults. You will work alongside different museum teams, depending on the needs of different groups, including events, exhibitions, education and collections; and will develop partnerships with external organisations to sustain and consult with new audiences. The post-holder will be based in Leeds.
You will have a proven track record in managing and delivering community engagement projects with internal and external partners that respond to collections and changing exhibition programmes. You must have experience of monitoring, evaluating and reporting on your work in line with strategic aims and objectives and have demonstrable success in working with external partners to sustain effective partnerships. Project and budgetary management skills are important. You must be able to travel to partner organisations and communities when and where appropriate.
Based in Royal Armouries Leeds, This is a part-time position, working 22.5 hours per week, 3 days out of 7. Weekend, evening and bank holiday working maybe required.
A Police Check will be requested in the event of a successful application. Please refer to the job description for the level of check required. A criminal record would not necessarily be a bar to employment.
To apply online please visit our website. Please note you will need to download an application form as directed and upload it via our recruitment system in the space provided. We cannot accept CVs in place of an application form.
Closing date : Sunday 23 February 2020
Interviews: Thursday 5 March 2020