Friday, May 4, 2018

Come and work for Wakefield Museums & Castles

Collections Officer

G7 23,866 to £26,470 full time 37 hours per week

We are looking for a people person. An enthusiastic, personable and self-motivated individual with museum's collections development experience and strong networking skills. The Collections Officer will work with a wide range of partners to forge strong links between Wakefield's museum service and the varied, developing and diverse communities and cultures across the whole of the Wakefield district.

The post holder will help to shape the direction of the objects we collect, focusing on material that is more representative of diversity within the Wakefield district and reflects local life as it is today - a broader snap shot of 'now'. Based at Wakefield Museum, but working across our museum and castle sites as well as district wide community venues, the post will organise and deliver consultation events that will engage a diverse range of audiences so that local people have a voice in how our collections are developed. This engagement will lead to new acquisitions and loans, and will influence future displays and exhibitions.

The post is full time (37 hours per week) and permanent position.

To see the full job description and to apply for this job visit the Wakefield Council job site:  Job Profile

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