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Assistant Museum Manager

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Erasmus Darwin House, an independent Museum and registered charity, is looking for an Assistant Manager for immediate start.  This is an exciting opportunity to take a central role in both managing and promoting this busy heritage site.  The position requires someone with exceptional interpersonal skills to deal with our volunteers and the general public; someone interested and enthusiastic to work with our small and dedicated team in the day to day running of operations and events and someone focused in planning for our future.

The position mainly entails organising the corporate, wedding and occasion hire, assisting in planning, running and marketing events and being proactive through social media and all aspects of online and print promotion.  The applicant will be responsible for devising and undertaking both traditional and digital media marketing and PR activities in order to raise the profile of Erasmus Darwin House at a local and national level. The  right candidate will demonstrate responsibility, flexibility and exceptional organisational skills, with experience of managing a team and to act as duty manager for the Museum when required. Fundraising and grant application experience would be an advantage.

Hours:  3 days per week (30 hours) – must be available to work weekends and evenings (taken as time in lieu)
Salary:    £12.00 per hour

Applications must be in writing and reach us by 14 July 2017.  Job descriptions available on request by email.

Interviews will be held as soon as practicable thereafter with a view to an immediate start.

Please send applications by post only (no email) to Erasmus Darwin House, Beacon Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire  WS13 7AD.  Applicants should include a full CV and a detailed covering letter (responding to the job description) outlining how and why they are suitable for the position.

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