Accreditation Advisor, South East Museum Development

Closing date:05/04/2021 Job Description:


15 hours per week, £27,741 – £32,234 (pro rata), fixed term
Interviews: w/c 12 April 2021

Located in South East of England

South East Museum Development are looking to recruit an experienced museum professional to deliver advice, training and guidance to help museums in the region achieve and retain the UK Accreditation Standard.

You will work with museums before, during and after the Accreditation application process, identifying areas for development and signposting to various opportunities.

You will deliver training events about Accreditation and support the recruitment and training of museum mentors and trustees.

About you

You have substantial experience of the museum sector, with a firm understanding of Accreditation, museum governance and charity law.

A knowledge of business planning, financial reporting, audience development and collections management is essential.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills, with good attention to detail and the ability to juggle different priorities and deadlines.

About the job

The post-holder is employed by our host partner the Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust, but will deliver their service remotely (via virtual meetings, email and phone) as well as occasional site visits and live training events.

The region covered includes Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Kent, East and West Sussex, and Surrey.

This is a part-time role (15 hours per week), fixed term until 31 March 2022, with the possibility of extension to March 2023 (pending funding agreements).

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the country to help us shape and change the museum sector to make it more relevant to the diversity of the people, communities and places we serve.

How to apply

Closing date: Monday 5 April 2021 (5pm)

Interviews:  w/c 12 April 2021

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