Participation Coordinator, Science Museum Group

Description

Are you motivated by the prospect of engaging new audiences in a museum environment?

As part of the Science Museum Group, the Science Museum inspires futures by exploring the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine that shape our lives.

The Science Museum London Science City gallery is a unique project created as a partnership between the Science Museum, The Royal Society and Kings College London. The gallery will feature objects from all three collections including the King George III collection of scientific instruments.

In this role, you will develop and manage participation projects with key audiences, including Specialist Enthusiasts, volunteers and young people (aged 15-26). You will be an excellent communicator, able to develop and sustain relationships with these audiences, collaborating with project curators to co-create activities that support and enhance the visitor experience to the gallery.

You will be well-organised, able to prioritise and multitask and prepared to use your initiative to take responsibility for and to progress projects.

You will have experience of building relationships and coordinating arts or cultural heritage participation projects. You will have practical understanding of how resources and activities are developed to target specific audiences and support informal learning.

You will be offered excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays, a contributory pension scheme, BUPA medical and dental care, an annual season ticket loan and numerous staff discounts whilst developing your career in a world class museum group.

 Interviews will take place on Wednesday 17thJanuary 2018.

 Please view the Vacancy Information Pack which provides you with details of the role and explains how to complete your supporting statement.

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