Museum Manager

Somerset Rural Life Museum, Glastonbury

Salary: £26,525 per annum

Hours: full-time, working 37 hours over a 7-day week on a rota basis

Contract: fixed-term for three years

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Museum Manager to lead Somerset Rural Life Museum into a new era. The Museum re-opened two years ago after a major redevelopment and is now looking for a new manager to help develop a vibrant and thriving museum.

The ideal candidate will have experience of managing a historic site, visitor attraction or business and will have a proven track record of successfully organising events, managing staff and working with the local community. We are looking for someone with a passion for customer service and delivering first class experiences for visitors.

The Museum Manager will be responsible for all of the day to day running of the site. They will collaborate with teams across the South West Heritage Trust and with external partners to drive commercial success and deliver the organisation’s charitable aims.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Susie Simmons on 01458 831197.

The South West Heritage Trust encourages applications from all sections of the community. We particularly encourage applications from people from those sections of the community which are currently under-represented in the heritage sector including black, ethnic minority, and/or disabled applicants.

For further information and an application form, please download the information below. Applications should be made using the form provided and submitted to recruitment@swheritage.org.uk. CVs are not accepted for this position.

Strictly no agency contact.

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 30th September 2019

Interviews: Wednesday 9th October 2019

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