Museums Partnership Officer, Cambridgeshire County Council

Reference No.20367 Location:Various places-working out of office base Salary:£26,999 - £28,785 Closing date:13/01/2020 Job Description:

Museums Partnership Officer, Cambridgeshire County Council, full-time post, Salary Grade SO1

We seek an experienced museum professional who is able to provide support, help and advice to over twenty independent museums across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
The successful candidate will support museums to achieve and maintain the Museums Accreditation Standard. You will also have a key role in the implementation of our newly agreed Museums in Cambridgeshire Strategic Plan and will work closely with SHARE Museums East. The post holder will be able to demonstrate sound experience across a wide range of museum functions, ideally including governance, business and resilience development, collections management, education and audience engagement. You will represent the County Council and provide advice on all museum matters to Council colleagues and elected members as required.
The person we are looking for will be educated to Key Skill Level 4, well organised and have the ability to use office IT systems. You will have experience of applying for external funding and in successfully managing multi-partner projects. You will collaborate with external and internal colleagues in order to develop engaging heritage projects and raise the profile of museums. You will be confident in advocating the benefits of museums to a wide range of stakeholders and will represent the independent museums sector at strategic level. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate effective use of media communications. You must be able to travel freely across the County and to work flexibly.
The post is offered on a fixed term basis until March 2022. The post may be extended, subject to external funding.
Closing date 13th January 2020, midday. Interviews will be held week commencing 20th January 2020.

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