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ViL Project 2017-18
This Surrey, East & West Sussex Museum Development funded opportunity continues with our aim to support museums to develop sustainable practices in volunteer management.
Job Opportunity: Cultural Engagement Officer, Egham Museum, Surrey
Egham Museum is looking to recruit a Cultural Engagement Officer to be responsible for our Arts Council England funded 'Suffrage in Egham' project. The Cultural Engagement Officer will be the main point of contact for our Arts Council funded 'Suffrage in
Job Opportunity: Evaluator, Egham Museum, Surrey
Egham Museum is looking to appoint a freelancer to provide evaluation services for our Arts Council England funded ‘Suffrage in Egham’ project.
Trustee Opportunities: Brighton & Hove Cultural Trust
A new charitable trust is to be established to manage the operation and future development of Brighton & Hove City Council’s Royal Pavilion & Museums service.
Study conservation at West Dean College
West Dean College is part of The Edward James Foundation, a charitable trust which was set up to promote education in conservation and creative arts
Job Opportunity: Learning and Exhibitions Manager, Salary: circa £32,000
An exciting and very special opportunity to join The Lightbox, a highly successful award winning Gallery and Museum based in Woking, Surrey. This is a new role in the organisation and we are looking...
Job Opportunity: Visitor Services and Café Assistant
As a key member of the Visitor Services team you will welcome visitors to the museum, providing them with detailed information and consistently delivering the highest standards of friendly customer...
Job Opportunity: Development Manager: Partnerships and Philanthropy, Salary: £28,000 - 30,000
MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE Join our small team and help grow the award-winning Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft – we are currently recruiting for a Development Manager: Partnerships and Philanthropy....
Job Opportunity: Keeper of Local History and Archives,Salary: £21,057 - £24,717, Part time 15 hours per week
Ref: 696 The purpose of the role is to manage the archive and local history collections at the museums to preserve and maximise cultural and learning potential and preservation of items for future...
Job Opportunity: – Fixed for 12 months – 26 hours per week
We are offering 5 posts under the Heritage SFF programme and 1 under the Historic Landscape SFF programme. There are therefore two job descriptions – one covering the Heritage Assistant...
Job Opportunity: Skills for the Future Support Officer, Sussex Archaeological Society,Lewes
12 months, 22,5 hrs pw. £12,051 pa,
Job Opportunity:Finance and Admin Officer, Guildford Heritage Service
£21,690 to £25,161, pro rata 30 hours pw . Closing date 19th Novembe
Consultancy Opportunity:Community Engagement Consultant, Guildford Museum
to help Guildford Museum better connect with its community. Apply by 12 noon 14th November
Job Opportunity: Museum Coordinator, East Grinstead Museum, West Sussex
The Museum Officer will be responsible for the day-to- day running of the Museum including administration, front of house and the supervision of volunteers.
Job Opportunity: Interim Director (maternity cover), The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre
Looking for an experienced and dedicated Interim Director to lead the organisation as maternity cover for the current director. Fixed term. 4 days a week. £34,000 pro rata.
Job Opportunity: Consultancy to deliver an EPOS till system, Sussex Archaeological Society
The consultancy will help deliver the specification, selection and delivery of an EPOS tills system across the six museums and the associated integration of this system.
Job Opportunity: Audience Development Consultancy, Charleston, East Sussex
Audience Development Consultant (contract) We are seeking a consultant to work with us to create a five-year Audience Development Strategy for Charleston. The Audience Development...
Job Opportunity: Museum Learning Officer, Hastings Museum & Art Gallery
Museum Learning Officer Salary: £23,166 to £28,203 per annum (pro rata) 18.5 hours per week The postholder will develop and deliver the learning and outreach programme...
Job Opportunity: Visitor Services Assistant (Maternity cover), Huguenot Museum, Rochester
£18,000 - 24hrs per week, Thursday to Saturday. Closing date 22nd September
Job Opportunity: Consultant required for Swale Museums Group network development
Network development project for existing group of 10 museums. Deadline for applications 4th October 2016
Job Opportunity: Creative Writer required for Kent County Council Cultural Strategy
Deadline for applications Friday 2nd September
Job Opportunity: Visitor Services Co-ordinator, Towner Art Gallery
A part-time front of house co-ordinator is required for award winning gallery
Job Opportunity: Project Coordinator 'Reaching Out', Hampshire Cultural Trust
Coordinating the delivery of the exciting new partnership project of military museums in North Hampshire to connect with target schools. Fixed term. Full-time. Salary: £25,267 FTE
Job Opportunity: Finds Liaison Assistant, Hampshire Cultural Trust
Assisting the Hampshire and Sussex Finds Liaison Officers in the identification and recording of finds reported by members of the public. Fixed term. Part-time. Salary: £17,377 FTE
Job Opportunity:Marketing Manager, Watts Gallery
This is an exciting time of change for the Watts Gallery Trust and the Marketing Manager’s post is pivotal to the future success of the Artists’ Village in Compton
Job Opportunity: Learning & Community Engagement Officer
East Grinstead Museum is looking someone to develop an interesting, exciting and engaging learning & events programme for the Rebuilding Bodies and Souls Project
Job Opportunity: Commercial Director, The Lightbox
This is an exciting opportunity to join The Lightbox, a highly successful award winning Gallery and Museum based in Woking, Surrey.
Opportunity to share your story as part of Royal Holloway University's 'Citizens' project
Does your museum, archive or historical society celebrate a local hero who championed liberty, justice or democracy? Is your town or village associated with a key event, movement or figure in a wider struggle for rights? If so, then Royal Holloway Univer
Job Opportunity: Learning Assistant, Royal Armouries (Fort Nelson)
To deliver engaging and exciting formal and informal learning activities. 22.5 hrs per week, permanent. Salary: £8,563.93 pa
Job Opportunity: Museum Assistant, HorsePower, The Museum of The King’s Royal Hussars
Manages the daily operations at HorsePower, a small regimental museum in Winchester city centre, full-time, permanent. Salary: £17,500
Job Opportunity:Museum Community Engagement Manager, Elmbridge, Surrey
Innovative and creative manager wanted. Salary: £27,966 – £32,286 pa
Apprenticeship Vacancies - History x 3. £11,000pp for 12 months
History Apprenticeships 2016 Are you interested in learning more about how people lived in the past? Do you like history or archaeology? We have three apprentice opportunities at the Surrey History...
Job Vacancy:Visitors Services Assistant, Brooklands Museum
Apply by 13th May. Visitors Services Assistant -Part-time Permanent and/or Casual
Job Vacancy: Manager of The Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) Museum. Salary £35,000.
Apply by 12th May. Required - a motivational and dynamic manager is required to lead a small team, to manage an established military museum, prepare and plan for a move to a new site at Worthy Down near Winchester in 2019 and successfully develop the new
Job Opportunity: Director, Rural Life Centre, Nr Farnham
Full-time Director is sought for the Rural Life Centre, Tilford, Farnham. To £35,000. For job description and details contact email@example.com Apply...
Job Opportunities:Adult Education Assistant and Marketing Assistant, Weald & Downland Open Air Museum
Weald & Downalnd Open Air Museum are recruiting for an: Adult Education Assistant (maternity cover – 15-month fixed term contract). The role involves working within...
First look at the Annual Return survey for 2014-15
Background to the South East Museums Annual Return, where it came from, how it was developed, and read a summary of 2014-15 feedback.
Job Vacancy: Assistant Curator, The Royal Military Police Museum
Based within a military establishment at Southwick Park, the post holder will be expected to contribute to the running of a small curatorial team with a busy and diverse timetable.
Trustee Vacancy: Trustee (Chartered Accountant) for Gilbert White's House and the Oates Collection
A chartered accountant is sought by Gilbert White’s and the Oates Collections to join the trustees with particular responsibility for the oversight of management accounting and the annual final report and accounts.
Job Opportunity: Effective Retail for Small Museums’ Project
The South East Museum Development Programme is running an effective retail for small museums project between February-June 2016, and are looking to recruit a consultant to work with on this exciting opportunity.
Job Opportunity: Visitor Assistant Manager (Voluntary Position), Dorking Museum, Surrey
A part-time Volunteer is needed to co-ordinate all the activities of the Visitor Assistants at Dorking Museum, including recruitment, induction and training.
Preventive Conservation offer for Surrey, Sussex, Kent and Medway museums
A new year's message from our Preventive Conservation Officer, Emily Nisbet-Hawkins, offering lots of support, advice, training and resources for museums in Surrey, Sussex, Kent & Medway.
Job Opportunity: Director, Weald & Downland Museum
The Museum’s Trustees are looking for a new Director who is comfortable with change management and transformational situations and who will be excited by the chance to bring their own ideas into shaping the future of this wonderful Museum.
The Museums Association members meeting comes to Brighton
On Thursday 14th January 2016, Museum Association members were invited to join MA colleagues at the Royal Pavilion in Brighton. Simon Stephens, the MA's Head of Publications and Events, welcomed members before President of the MA, David Fleming (Director
Paul Hamlyn Foundation Arts-based Learning Fund
Grants are available for charities, community or-ganisations, social enterprises and not-for-profit companies active in the arts and working in part-nership with educational institutions.
Paul Hamlyn Foundation Access and Participation Fund
Grants are available for not-for-profit, formally constituted organisations to widen access to and deepen participation in the arts. Applications will be considered for projects that challenge ine-quality of opportunity in access to and participation in t
Postcode Community Trust Grants available for applications in January 2016
Grants from £500 to £20,000 are available to grassroots organisations, registered charities and to non-profit community businesses in England for projects that help to regenerate communities.
Take part in our annual museum survey
We need museums to help us gather evidence to demonstrate the importance of museums both locally and regionally, to funders and stakeholders. Complete your survey now!
BRAVE STEPS with Open Sesame
Host museums and cultural venues are currently being sought for Autumn 2015 for the BRAVE STEPS Development Package.
The Hockey Museum gains International Recognition
New partnership between The Hockey Museum & FIH Foundation
British Gas Energy Efficiency Fund
The British Gas Energy Efficiency Fund offers up to £5,000 (plus VAT) of energy efficiency measures at small businesses / organisations, including new boilers, LED lighting and insulation. Non-public sector run museums across the South East region shou
Haslemere Museum volunteers awarded Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
Haslemere Educational Museum wins another award.
Apply to the RAISE Challenge Fund
The RAISE team is excited to be evolving the way it provides support to voluntary and community sector organisations across the South East. We are making a step change in our own approach to delivering support to help you to make a difference to people.
Uniques Project website goes live
Bexhill Museum (lead partner) and four other museums in the South East carried out an ethnographic collections review project in 2014-2015, funded by the Arts Council England’s Strategic Support Fund.
The People's Postcode Trust - Small Grants Programme Open to Applications in the South of England
Grants range from £500 to £20,000 for organisations South East England (Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex).
Museum + Heritage Awards - vote for Haslemere Museum
Vote for the only museum in the south east to be shortlisted!
Good news for South East museums receiving Arts Council Resilience Funding
Today, Arts Council England announced the 108 organisations who were successful in applying to the first round of the Resilience Fund. These organisations are set to receive a total of over £17.5 million of investment between them.
Preventive Conservation assessments and training available for Surrey, Sussex and Kent museums
Opportunity to request a bespoke in-house training day or audit to support your collection care needs.
South East Museum Development Programme receive ACE grant
It was announced today (Thursday 25th September 2014) that the South East Museum Development Programme, led by the Royal Pavilion & Museums, has been awarded one of 9 museum development grants...
Add your learning offer to a new website initiative
Developed in partnership with the South East Grid for Learning, the Royal Opera House Bridge, and the South East Museum Development Programme, the 'Engaging with Museums' website aims to...
Funding opportunities for museums serving the South Downs National Park
Community Infrastructure Levy available from summer 2015 to support cultural heritage projects
Light monitoring at Royal Holloway Picture Gallery
The Hanwell Lux and UV monitors, which are a recent addition to the Conservation Resource Bank, are already being set to work at the Royal Holloway Picture Gallery. The staff at the gallery are using...
Preventive Conservation Training Days for Museums in Surrey, Sussex, Kent and Medway
New Year, New training days. The three sessions below are an idea of the type of training available to your museum absolutely free of charge through the Museum Development Programme. ...
Job Opportunities: Where can I find further information?
'Where do you find all these jobs from?' people ask us. 'Where can we promote our vacancies?' asked someone else. Well, we are delighted to include jobs emailed to us for inclusion on...