Title: Community Partnerships Manager – Participation and Collections, The British Museum
Closing Date: Thursday 1st February 2018 12pm Noon
Salary: £28,098 per annum pro-rata
Contract: Permanent (Part time: 4 days per week)
The British Museum is looking for a Community Partnerships Manager: Participation and Collections to research and develop activities and learning opportunities with community-based groups and individuals in London.
The main responsibilities of this post include developing the Community Partnerships Team and the wider Museum’s participatory practice and identifying opportunities where participatory practice would enrich the Museum’s work. The post-holder will develop and maintain relationships with existing partners and will also work to involve community members in collections research.
The successful candidate will have a sound knowledge of museum education best practise and an excellent grasp of participatory practice and theory. They will have extensive experience of leading activities with excluded groups in a museum context and have the ability to plan and manage their own workload. With strong initiative, they will be an effective influencer and motivator and be able to build strong collaborative relationships while being sensitive to diverse issues.
About the British Museum:
Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history and culture. The Museum is one of the UK’s leading visitor attractions with over six million visitors in 2016 and its world-famous collection includes the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, Egyptian mummies, the Admonitions Scroll, and the Amaravati sculptures.
The Museum adheres to the HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) requirements for all staff at the British Museum.
The Museum is an equal opportunity employer, supports a diverse workplace and offers a competitive benefits package including:
• Membership of the civil service pension scheme
• Free entry to a wide range of museums and exhibitions
• Participation in private and public Museum activities, including talks by leading curators from around the world and behind-the-scenes opportunities to learn how museums care for and manage their extraordinary collections
• Generous annual leave allowance
• Interest-free season ticket loan
• Child care voucher scheme
• Professional & personal development opportunities
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Discounts on food and gift shop purchases
If you are a positive individual, passionate about the Museum and would like to know more about this exciting opportunity, please follow the “Apply here” link below where you will be directed to complete your application.
Closing date: 1st February 2018, Midday