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Job Opportunity: Brand Consultancy contract, Whitchurch Silk Mill

Whitchurch Silk Mill Trust is seeking to appoint a Brand Consultancy to develop a new branding for the Mill to refresh our identity and better communicate our vision and identity.

Whitchurch Silk Mill is a working museum, the only example in the UK of an historic silk mill open to the public, where visitors can watch skilled workers operating the machinery and then buy something in the shop made from silk woven on site.

Sustainability is key to the long term viability of Whitchurch Silk Mill. The Trust's vision statement is: "The Mill is a self-sustaining, living, industrial heritage site that weaves silk and enthrals all who walk through its doors."

We are committed to maintaining the Silk Mill as a major heritage site in North Hampshire, increasing visitor numbers, engaging more fully with the local community and increasing weaving capacity. We have 13 employees, 75 volunteers, and 25,000 visitors a year. The new brand will also tie in with our Heritage Lottery funded Preserving the Fabric project, although it is not funded by HLF.

Closing date: 9am Friday 25 March 2016

 

For full details and tender documents, see