We currently have the following fixed-term job opportunity available:

  • Community Outreach and Engagement Officer, 8-month post

    Ref Number: 202102 PCT

    Location: Worcester

    Employment: Fixed-term contract to December 2021, 0.8 FTE (30 hrs/week)

    Salary: Up to £20 000 (pro rata to £25 000 FT), depending on experience

    The Museum of Royal Worcester is an independent museum and charitable trust looking after and making accessible the largest collection of Worcester porcelain in the world and the important factory archive. It cares for and engages people with more than 250 years of porcelain skill, design and innovation that has travelled all over the globe. In 2021 the Museum has achieved support from the Postcode Community Trust to deliver community engagement and outreach through our Pop-up Museum project.

    We are looking for a hands-on creative Project officer to develop and deliver the Pop-up Museum to reach audiences beyond the Museum venue and see through this initial 8-month funded phase. It is envisaged as an ongoing audience development project and follow-on support will be sought during the year. The Pop-up Museum will provide an alternative to the traditional museum experience taking the form of a gazebo/stand that can travel to outdoor/indoor settings from street markets to care homes offering a range of creative and inspiring activities that engage children and adults with our collections – painting a pot and tasting different teas for example.

    The successful candidate will bring:

    • A strong track record of community engagement and developing and delivering high quality learning/engagement programmes for diverse audiences
    • Experience of partnership development and building trust with community organisations and networks
    • Confidence and experience in recruiting, training and managing volunteers
    • Creativity and the ability to turn ideas into reality and enthuse others

    You may have worked in the following roles: Arts engagement, Learning or Outreach Officer, Heritage engagement, Creative educator, Community Arts Officer, Public artist, etc.

    Please download the full job and person specification below

    To apply, please email a CV and covering letter to [email protected] Tel. 07855 250045

    Closing date: 5PM Monday 8th March, interviews Tuesday 23rd March, in person/on zoom

    No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.