The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, in Shropshire, is one of the World’s most entrepreneurial independent museums and an international leader in the field of industrial heritage conservation & interpretation.
In partnership with English Heritage, the Association of Independent Museums and the Association for Industrial Archaeology, applications are invited for the following position of Industrial Heritage Support Officer.
Salary £c.27k, until 31 March 2020, Fixed Term Post, based at Coalbrookdale, Shropshire
The post-holder will deliver a national strategy providing England-wide support to improve the capacity, sustainability and conservation standards of preserved industrial sites with public access. They will maintain and create networks of relevant stakeholders and grant providers that is sustainable beyond the life of the project. They will identify support mechanisms and sources of funding along with community groups & volunteers who could be engaged with the long-term care of the identified sites. The role would suit a graduate, museums or heritage professional who has experience of either the conservation, management or operation of heritage sites, ideally industrial in focus, knowledge of appropriate funding streams and experience of setting up support networks.
Applicants for this position must hold a full driving licence and have access to their own transport.
Applications are by covering letter and application form, closing date Tuesday 6 March 2018, 9:00am.
To request a Job Description and application form please contact Roger Clark, HR Officer at the e-mail address below. Please note that it is Museum’s policy not to accept CV’s.
Roger Clark, HR Officer, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The IRONBRIDGE GORGE MUSEUMS Coach Road Coalbrookdale Telford Shropshire TF8 7DQ. Tel: 01952 435900 www.ironbridge.org.uk