Outreach Officer

Silverstone Interactive Museum

Region: East Midlands

Salary / Fee: From £26,000 to £26,000 per annum

Job Type: Full-time 1 year fixed term

Closing Date: 4/10/21

Link / Contact details to apply

Further information can be found on our website.

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to recruitment@silverstonemuseum.co.uk.

Job Purpose

To work as part of the Learning & Engagement team to manage and deliver a programme of outreach activities which meet the Silverstone Interactive Museum’s purpose to tell inspire young people into STEM subjects using Silverstone and Motorsport as the main source of inspiration.

Role Responsibilities

  • Deliver STEM workshop sessions in schools and education settings, to a wide age range of pupils
  • Deliver education sessions at the Silverstone Interactive Museum to a wide age range of pupils
  • Working with the Head of Learning & Engagement, develop new workshop ideas and deliver them to education groups
  • Contribute to the development of online resources for pre and post workshop sessions
  • Foster good relationships with schools and build a network of schools for outreach visits
  • Actively find new opportunities for further educational partnership working
  • Line-manage the work of outreach and project volunteers as required
  • Work with other volunteers and casual staff as needed
  • Provide effective, timely reporting both in writing and verbally when required
  • Contribute actively to business risk management and Health and Safety management, including risk assessing all activities
  • Manage the administration of outreach bookings, travel planning, accommodation booking and any administration associated with van usage
  • Provide information for effective financial management and report on allocated budgets
  • Assist in the manning of the exhibition to engage with visitors if required
  • Assist with evening lecture sessions where needed
  • Support the commercial activities of the Museum, with particular focus on engaging young people and families
  • Adhere to organisational policies and procedures to protect people, the collections and the Museum’s reputation
  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures that support and deliver departmental objectives
  • Professionally challenge procedures that do not add value to the organisation
  • Advocate for opportunities for diverse audiences and volunteers to be represented in the Museum
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested by your Line Manager.

Key Relationships

  • Head of Learning and Engagement
  • Director of Collections, Exhibitions and Learning
  • Operations team

Please read the full Job Specification here.

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