Vacancy for Industrial Heritage Support Officer Post

IBG

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 Historic England, the Association of Independent Museums and the Association for Industrial Archaeology, applications are invited for the following position:

INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE SUPPORT OFFICER

Salary £c.27k, until 31 March 2021, Fixed Term Post, based at Coalbrookdale, Shropshire

Industrial heritage is a key component of this country’s past and in this post you will be responsible for promoting industrial heritage conservation though networks and partnerships. The successful post-holder will continue to deliver a national strategy providing England-wide support to improve the capacity, sustainability and conservation standards for publicly accessible preserved industrial heritage sites. They will develop, support and embed regional Industrial Heritage Networks for those who own, manage and operate these sites that is sustainable beyond the life of the project. Potential funding options will also be considered to explore the development of the project beyond 31 March 2021. The role would suit a graduate, museums or heritage professional who has experience of the conservation, management or operation of heritage sites, ideally industrial in focus, experience of setting up support networks and knowledge of appropriate funding streams.

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 9 December 5pm 2019.

To request a Job Description and application form please contact Roger Clark, HR Officer at e-mail: recruitment@ironbridge.org.uk.

Please note that it is Museum’s policy not to accept CVs.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Applicants with the appropriate skills and abilities will be guaranteed an interview if they have a disability.

The IRONBRIDGE GORGE MUSEUMS Coach Road Coalbrookdale Telford Shropshire TF8 7DQ Tel: 01952 435900 http://www.ironbridge.org.uk

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