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Job Opportunity: Bucks Cultural Outreach Officer, Bucks County Museum

Wednesday 27th February 2019

Post:                            Bucks Cultural Outreach Officer
Reporting To:               Chair, Bucks Cultural Partnership & Museum Director, Bucks County Museum
Location :                     Based at Bucks County Museum (Aylesbury) and peripatetic across Buckinghamshire
Temporary Contract :   FT post from March/April 2019 until December 2021
Salary                          £35,000 + 5% pension
Deadline :                     27 February at 12 pm

Assessments / Interviews – 6 March at Bucks County Museum

Candidates need to be prepared to attend the stated Interview and Assessment Day on 6 March 2019 to participate in the selection procedure and to meet selected partners involved in the project.

 

The Bucks Cultural Outreach Officer is a new role to lead and direct the on-going development and implementation of the work of Buckinghamshire Cultural Partnership, by developing, managing and evaluating strategic and sector-specific programmes, initiatives, partnerships and research that contribute to Buckinghamshire’s cultural development. The strategic objectives of Buckinghamshire Cultural Partnership are to deliver on its 2018 Cultural Strategy. This is to promote the county’s arts and culture offer, grow strengthen the position of the cultural sector, build the quality of cultural opportunities for residents and visitors, build the creative economy, and support partners to position culture to the heart of economic development, place-making and health and wellbeing.

Alongside involvement in the Cultural Strategy development, there is also a regional Community Engagement project within museums and heritage around Bucks, led by Bucks County Museum. The post holder will also manage the Community Engagement project and liaise with the Bucks County Museum Community Outreach Officer, who is working with partners for around 32 hours per month to explore new ways to deliver community engagement based on good practice from within the partnership as part of the project.

The successful candidate will have significant experience and a high level of skill in project management and developing relationships between different organisations within the heritage sector and excellent advocacy and delivery abilities.

For more information on this role, visit their website.