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Project Officer - Transforming People to Transform Museums

Job title

Project Officer: 'Transforming People to Transform Museums'

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Colchester Borough Council




Colchester and Ipswich Museum Service


£22,608 to £28,884 (pro rata)

Contract status / type

4 year fixed term contract

Working hours

4 days per week

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Safeguarding Children/Vulnerable Adults Check Required?



Safeguarding Statement

The Council has a wide range of services and facilities that can involve dealing with children or vulnerable adults. We treat our obligations for the safety of children and vulnerable adults seriously and expect our staff to be committed to the principles of our published policies and to adhere to the procedures contained within them.

Public Sector Network independent check requiredNo


Do you have the talent for bringing the best out of people? Are you passionate about museums, heritage and the arts?

We are looking for someone who is well organised and motivated to lead the delivery of a high-profile skills development programme across museums in Suffolk and Colchester. This dynamic museum partnership believe in the ability of museums to change lives and are seeking a project officer who can make that happen through 27 traineeships, funded by lottery players through the Heritage Lottery Fund.

You should have excellent communication, interpersonal and administrative skills and an ability to relate information effectively for a range of audiences, especially young people.

Assessment days have been scheduled for Monday 19 February or Wednesday 21 February 2018, in Ipswich.

If you have any questions about this role, please call Rachel Macfarlane on 01473 433556.

Application details

To apply for this post please download and complete the application form below or if you need a paper copy call our 24 hour recruitment line on (01206) 507343. Applications will not be accepted after midnight on the closing date.

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Application documents

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pdf icon Project Officer - TPTM - Job Details [123kb]

Closing date

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Interview date/s

To be confirmed