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Community Curator

Community Curator
Organisation Recruiting: 
Ripon Museum Trust
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 14 March, 2021
Salary: 
£25,000
Contract Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Do you have the drive and ambition to reach out to communities to foster their engagement in our museums to promote creativity, a sense of place and improved mental health and wellbeing?

Do you have excellent communication skills to work with partners, individuals and groups to develop innovative and sustainable projects and ways of working?

Do you have experienced planning skills to scan the horizon to see new opportunities for developing our heritage assets for cultural enrichment?

Do you have the networking know-how to work collaboratively with local, regional and national organisations in a diversity of sector who provide services to excluded people and communities?

Ripon Museum Trust manages three museums and accredited collections in the heart of Ripon. We need an experienced, innovative Community Curator and a team player who can take us and our heritage assets from strength to strength, anticipating opportunities and working effectively with learning and outreach colleagues and teams of volunteers on a range of projects. Ripon Museum Trust is a close-knit community with strong values of fairness, ambition, community, team work and learning. Come and be part of this brilliant team!

Work base: Ripon Workhouse Museum
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Contract: Permanent, Full time

See the Ripon Museums website for further details about the position.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, 14th March 2021.

There will be two stage interviews to be held on: 23rd March and 30th March 2021. Please send the completed application form by the closing date to info@riponmuseums.co.uk or The Workhouse Museum, Allhallowgate, Ripon, HG4 1LE. We do not accept CVs. For informal discussion about this post please contact Helen Thornton, Museum Director, 07913722205.

Interview Date: 
Tuesday, 23 March, 2021
Location: 
Ripon