Vacancies

Current vacancies for both Henry Moore Studios & Gardens in Hertfordshire and the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds are listed below.

Archive Research Co-ordinator

Closing date: 3 March 2017

Full time, permanent

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens

Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 p.a. +12.5% pension contribution (35 hours/week)

The Henry Moore Archive is the most extensive collection of material relating to Henry Moore. The archive contains over three quarters of a million items which illuminate his life works and practice. It is one of the most comprehensive collections of publications, images, correspondence and artefacts related to a single artist in the world.

The Archive Research Co-ordinator will join the Foundation at an exciting time as we move into our new state of the art archive building. This year also sees the opening of new visitor facilities and the exhibition Becoming Henry Moore at Henry Moore Studios & Gardens on 14 April 2017.

Working closely with a small, dynamic team, the Archive Research Co-ordinator will assist the Archive Manager with the move of the archive contents into the new facilities. Thereafter the post-holder will care for the archive collection, including cataloguing, preservation and digitisation, and will facilitate access to archive materials by researchers.

Our successful candidate will be educated to degree level or have other relevant professional qualifications and will have experience working in an archive environment, ideally in a role within the arts or charity sector. Knowledge of recognised library computer databases and programmes and general law pertaining to archive use, or preparedness to undertake training is essential. Excellent writing and proofreading skills, combined with a commitment to digital developments are also required.

If you are interested in this position 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. A recruitment pack and application form are available to download here. Please return your completed form (no CVs please) to Terry Millson by 10am on Friday 3 March 2017. Interviews will take place for shortlisted candidates in Perry Green on Wednesday 8 March 2017.

Application deadline: 10am, Friday 3 March
Interviews: Wednesday 8 March 2017

 

Contact: Terry Millson

Finance Assistant

Closing date: 6 March 2017

Part-time, maternity cover

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens

Salary: £10,000 - £12,000 p.a. (17.5 hours/week)
Part time 17.5 hrs/week (to include all day Friday)

The Finance Assistant is responsible for purchase transactions, bank reconciliations, cashing up and working with the other Finance Assistant to support the Accountant in delivering an efficient and accurate financial service for the benefit of the Foundation.

Our successful candidate will be highly numerate and competent in financial software, ideally QuickBooks. Excellent organisational skills and a proven ability to follow systems and work to deadlines are essential. Experience in handling cash is desirable.

If you are interested in this position, we would be delighted to receive an application from you. A recruitment pack and application form are available here. Please return your completed form (no CVs please) to Terry Millson at by 10am on Monday 6 March 2017. Interviews will take place for shortlisted candidates in Perry Green on Wednesday 15 March 2017.

Application deadline: 10am, Monday 6 March
Interviews: Wednesday 15 March 2017


 

Contact: Terry Millson

Image Licensing Assistant

Closing date: 3 March 2017

Full time, permanent

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens

Salary: £16,000 - £19,000 p.a. +12.5% pension contribution (35 hours / week)

The Henry Moore Archive is the most extensive collection of material relating to Henry Moore. The archive contains over three quarters of a million items which illuminate his life works and practice. It is one of the most comprehensive collections of publications, images, correspondence and artefacts related to a single artist in the world. The Foundation holds the copyright for Henry Moore’s work and shares a copyright interest in all images of Moore and his artwork.

The Image Licensing Assistant will join the Foundation at an exciting time as we move into our new state of the art archive building. This year also sees the opening of new visitor facilities and the exhibition Becoming Henry Moore at Henry Moore Studios & Gardens on 14 April 2017.

Working closely with a small, dynamic team, the Image Licensing Assistant will assist the Archive Manager and Image Archive Co-ordinator with the management of the licensing of images, films and audio archives in which the Foundation holds a copyright interest. The post-holder will work closely with the Design & Artists Copyright Society (DACS) to ensure an effective collaboration and that all contractual obligations are met.

Our successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent and will ideally have experience working in an archive environment, preferably in the cultural or charity sector. Excellent administrative skills are essential, along with an ability to work to deadlines, attention to detail and good numeracy. Knowledge of Digital Archive Management (DAM) systems and of general law pertaining to copyright and licensing, or preparedness to undertake training in these fields is also required.

If you are interested in this position 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. A recruitment pack and application form are available to download here. Please return your completed form (no CVs please) to Terry Millson by 10am on Friday 3 March 2017. Interviews will take place for shortlisted candidates in Perry Green on Friday 10 March 2017.

Application deadline: 10am, Friday 3 March
Interviews: Friday 10 March 2017

Contact: Terry Millson

Seasonal visitor team: gallery/studio invigilators

Closing date: 27 February 2017

Various hours, 14 April to 22 October 2017

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens

We are looking for positive and personable individuals to join our summer staff team. As a Studio/Gallery and Grounds Invigilator you will be responsible for welcoming visitors into our grounds and gallery spaces, and for answering their questions about life and work of Henry Moore and the current exhibition Becoming Henry Moore.
Invigilators are also responsible for the enforcement of the our policies relating to visitors as documented in the Season Staff Handbook.

We are looking for staff to work:

Wednesdays - Sundays
Wednesdays - Fridays
Saturdays - Sundays

Average hours 10.50am - 5pm
Hourly rate: £7.50

    Interviews: Monday 6 March 2017
    Training days: Monday 6 & Tuesday 7 April 2017
    Start of open season: Friday 14 April 2017

    Contact: Terry Millson

    Seasonal visitor team: visitor centre assistants

    Closing date: 27 February 2017

    Various hours, 14 April to 22 October 2017

    Henry Moore Studios & Gardens

    We are looking for positive and personable individuals to join our summer staff team. As a visitor centre assistant you will be the first point of contact for visitors to the Studios & Gardens. You will welcome them to our unique venue while selling entry tickets and merchandise from our shop.

    We are looking for staff to work:

    Wednesdays - Friday
    Wednesday - Sunday
    Saturday - Sunday

    Average hours 9.45am - 5.15pm
    Hourly rate: £7.50

    Interviews: Monday 6 March 2017
    Training days: Monday 6 & Tuesday 7 April 2017
    Start of open season: Friday 14 April 2017