We currently have the following opportunity available for applications

Closing date: 9AM Wednesday 6th January

  • Short-term CRF Project Support Officer

    Ref Number: 202001 CRF

    Location: Worcester

    Employment: Full Time or close to Full Time

    Salary: Up to £25 000 pro rata, depending on experience, freelance delivery applications welcomed

    Short-term contract opportunity to end of March 2021, possibility of extension/future PT opportunities

    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 2020 the Museum has successfully raised support to navigate through the Covid-19 crisis including emergency funding from both the National Lottery Heritage Fund and the Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund.

    The post of CRF Project Officer is a short-term role to support the delivery of the Museum’s CRF grant projects to ensure the delivery of key new engagement and income generation projects for future resilience and strong recovery. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a unique and important heritage venue and collection on some innovative flagship projects that will transform how the Museum engages with audiences. The key project work strands are:

    • Setting up and opening a Ceramic café space in the Museum including installation of a kiln where paint-a-pot and other drop-in self-led creative activities and facilitated workshops can take place, and initial programme planning for the space
    • Realising a Pop-up Museum gazebo that can engage people beyond the Museum and commissioning artists/educationalists to develop creative activities for the Pop-up, inspired by our collections, that staff and volunteers can be trained to deliver
    • Website redesign and content creation/translation from existing site
    • Museum Shop retail consultancy to review and develop retail offering

    The successful candidate will bring:

    • A strong track record of project management to including creative development, practical delivery, promotion, monitoring and evaluation
    • Experience of developing and delivering artistic and/or educational activity programmes for diverse audiences
    • Experience of risk assessment and managing Health and Safety in creative hands-on delivery settings
    • Experience of stakeholder and partner relationship management
    • Creativity and the ability to turn ideas into reality and enthuse others

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

    To apply, please email a CV and covering letter to [email protected]

    Closing date: 9AM Wednesday 6th January

    Interviews will be held on Tuesday 11th January, in person or on zoom

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