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Access and Public Programmes Manager

Salary:  £27,000 - £29,000

Contract: Permanent

Hours:  Full-time – 35 hours per week

Closing date: Monday 7 November 2016

Interview dates: Monday 14 November and Wednesday 16 November 2016

The Geffrye Museum is a specialist museum located in Hoxton, East London which focuses on the history of home from 1600 to the present day. We are known for our award-winning learning programmes, have excellent collections and extensive doctoral and post-doctoral research.

The museum is under-going a period of significant strategic development and change. Our Learning and Curatorial teams have recently merged into a single Collections, Learning and Engagement Department creating exciting new opportunities for working together to create new learning sessions, gallery interpretation and exhibitions to meet the needs of all our visitors. Our two year Arts Council England (ACE) funded project, ‘Geffrye 100: building resilience and unlocking innovation’, focuses on audience development, working with new local audiences to ensure that a range of diverse communities are included in planning future learning sessions and are represented in our permanent galleries and collections.

Our proposed new capital project, ‘Unlocking the Geffrye’, will further create an exciting, dynamic physical environment for the Geffrye, opening up access to the collections, museum and gardens.

We are looking for a skilled, inspiring and creative Programme Manager to work across a variety of audiences, to help us deliver our ACE and Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) projects; in particular our Activity Plan which accompanies the capital project. You will have gained a relevant undergraduate degree; as well as wide experience of working with children and families, communities, adults and preferably older people in a museum, gallery or heritage setting. You will also have excellent administrative, project management and organisational skills, and a keen interest in museums.

Download the full job description and person specification

To apply please submit a CV, supporting statement and Equal Opportunities Form by email, to 

Please note, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) check is a requirement for this role.

Closing date: Monday 7 November 2016

Interview dates: Monday 14 November and Wednesday 16 November 2016

If you have not received a response by Friday 11 November, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note we will not accept any unsolicited CVs from recruitment agencies.

The Geffrye Museum trust is an equal opportunity employer. We have a firm commitment to encouraging fairness and diversity in our work force and we welcome applications from disabled people and those from BME backgrounds.

Registered Charity in England and Wales No 803052