Details of positions we are recruiting for will be listed below.
Engagement Curator, Henry Moore Institute
Closing date: 6 December 2018
Part time, permanent
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
Location: Leeds city centre
Salary: £16,000 p.a. for a 17 ½ hour week (FTE £32,000 p.a.),
Plus: 12.5% employer’s pension contribution + other benefits
Pattern of working hours is negotiable.
The Henry Moore Institute is one of the world's leading centres for the study of sculpture, offering a programme of exhibitions that complements and animates its broader research activities.
Reporting to the Head of HMI Programmes, the Engagement Curator is a new position overseeing the development and delivery of a fully integrated and innovative learning and engagement programme that is integral to the activities of the Institute. Working closely with the exhibitions and research teams and collaborating with strategic partners, the post-holder will develop an inclusive approach to engagement and audience development, specifically including schools, families, community groups, students, artists and creative professionals.
The Engagement Curator will understand the needs of a broad range of audiences and will have the vision to create vibrant, successful learning and engagement programmes that are highly audience focused. Collaborating with and contributing to the important existing partnerships in the region, the post-holder will promote opportunities for audiences to engage with and enjoy sculpture.
The successful candidate will be an arts graduate with an active and informed interest in the visual arts; and with at least three years’ experience of running an education, learning or engagement programme in a public art or cultural institution, providing activities for a wide range of audiences. Combining excellent project management with people skills, you will have a demonstrable track record in the planning and delivery of public events and programmed activities.
Please return your completed form to Terry Millson at HR@henry-moore.org by 10am Thursday 6 December.
Interviews will take place for shortlisted candidates in Leeds on Friday 14 December.
Group & Events Coordinator
Closing date: 26 November 2018
Full time, permanent
Henry Moore Studios & Gardens
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 + up to 12.5% pension contribution + other benefits
An exciting opportunity to join our busy events and visitor services team, where your customer skills and event management flair can flourish.
We are looking to appoint a bright, well organised individual to welcome groups, schools and event hirers to Henry Moore Studios & Gardens, organising their bookings and ensuing that facilities offered are of the highest possible standards for the enjoyment of all. The post-holder will assist with the organisation and delivery of events, providing excellent customer service, and will participate in the weekend duty management rota during visitor season.
The successful candidate will have a keen interest in the arts and will have some experience (paid or voluntary) in events management and in dealing with members of the public - ideally in the cultural, tourism or hospitality sectors. A ‘can do’ enthusiastic attitude, excellent organisational skills, a commitment to high levels of customer service and an ability to motivate others are essential for this role. Training will be provided.
This is a full time permanent position, working predominantly Monday - Friday with some weekends and bank holidays in the visitor season.
If you are excited by this opportunity and, having read the job specification, you have the credentials to meet the requirements of the role, we would be delighted to receive an application from you.
Accommodation is available on the estate at a modest rent if required.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 10am Monday 26 November.
INTERVIEWS: Tuesday 4 December at Perry Green, East Hertfordshire.
We are looking to appoint a candidate who is available to take up the post as soon as possible.