Following the retirement of AIM’s long standing Bulletin Editor, Diana Zeuner, the Association is looking for an Editor to work with on an interim basis.
AIM are looking for a talented and creative Editor, preferably with knowledge of the museum and heritage sector, to work on a freelance basis to produce 5 issues, comprising the December 2018- August 2019 issues.
This would involve a start in early/mid September 2018 to begin work on the December 2018 issue
The Interim Editor will work closely with the AIM Staff team and Council members, in particular the Director, Emma Chaplin, and the Membership, Marketing and Projects Manager, Sassy Hicks, to maintain and develop consistent and complementary communications across digital and print.
For more information, please visit: https://www.aim-museums.co.uk/aim-vacancy-aim-bulletin-interim-editor/
An industrial heritage networking event is being held on the second day of the Association of Independent Museums’ 2015 Annual Conference. The ‘sold out’ event runs from Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th June.
The lunchtime event on Friday 19th June will be hosted Hosted by Tim Bryan, AIM Council member & Chair of the Association of British Transport and Engineering Museums (ABTEM)and Ian Bapty, Industrial Heritage Support Officer (IHSO)
We are really looking forward to meeting colleagues from industrial heritage sites and museums and to hear more about how ABTEM and the IHSO can support your work.
The event will be a chance to discover more about ABTEM’s role as a subject specialist network representing museums and heritage groups from the transport and industrial museum sector.
ABTEM holds seminars and events at museums and heritage sites across the UK themed mainly around collections-based topics and its latest event is taking place at the Museum of Liverpool on 26th June 2015.
Don’t forget to check the ABTEM Twitter feed for updates: @abtemuseums
The Industrial Heritage Support Officer (IHSO) was established in 2012 support industrial heritage sites and museums at a time when many groups and organisations are facing increasing pressures on maintaining the viability of their operations. Funded by Historic England and managed by the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, the IHSO (Ian Bapty) provides advice, delivers and develops training, promotes the development of networks and partnerships, facilitates collaborative funding applications, and works with other partners such as AIM to maximize the value of existing support across the sector. Visit the blog at: https://industrialheritagesupport.wordpress.com/
For more information about the AIM Conference please visit: http://www.aim-museums.co.uk/content/annual_conference/