News & Opportunities

Here you will find all the latest news and opportunities from around the region and nationally. Just click on the 'show tags' button on the left under the calendar to filter the information to your requirements.

Security Review 'sharing day'

Accredited museums must obtain expert and objective security advice for collections at least every five years and plan to implement any recommendations.  We are interested to find out if there are museums in west Kent who are due a review of their security arrangements and would benefit from a 'sharing day' with a consultant security advisor to help meet the Accreditation requirement. Please contact to register your interest.

Job Vacancy: Captain's Secretary (maternity cover), HMS Warrior

HMS WARRIOR 1860 is looking to recruit an administrator / PA from mid March, to cover a period of Maternity Leave, in the role of Captain’s Secretary.

The task is to support the Board of Trustees, Chief Executive and Executive Officer in an operational and administrative role, to further the work of a unique charity preserving an important national maritime asset. This opportunity comes at a time of exciting change in a small expanding organisation.

Ideally, we seek someone with strong and proven communication, administrative and associated IT skills, and who has the ability to work flexibly at executive level as a key member of a small team in a busy and challenging environment.

Warrior Preservation Trust Limited currently has a turnover of £2.2m and has received a major HLF grant towards a £4.2m restoration project. It attracts approximately 350,000 visitors each year.

This is 9 month Fixed Term post, 22.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday).

Salary £20,475 pa (pro rata) plus holidays and benefits.

Closing date for applications:        Friday 12th February 2016