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The Crafts Council is a vibrant organisation dedicated to contemporary crafts in the 21st century. All staff are involved in shaping the organisation's future and we look for forward looking individuals to work in our stimulating environment.

Curator/Researcher

£27,000 per annum – pro rata.

Part time, 2.5 days per week

12 month fixed term contract: September 2014 – September 2015

Islington, London N1

Closing date: Monday, 4th August, 5.00pm

This Heritage Lottery award funded post will undertake research and deliver interpretation around collection objects, associated archive and oral history material for a new online digital resource.

This is an exciting opportunity to work on an innovative and exciting project to digitise and make available material relating to objects acquired within the first ten years of the Crafts Council Collection. 

Working as part of the Exhibitions and Collections team the job holder will research and identify makers and objects for inclusion in this new online resource.

Knowledge, experience and skills to bring to the role will include:

  • contemporary British craft knowledge and British craft history knowledge 
  • curatorial object and/or archival research 
  • developing and delivering on-line exhibition and collection projects
  • oral history methodologies and developing interview frameworks
  • developing interpretation frameworks and delivering associated information to a broad range of users/audience, 
  • developing evaluation frameworks

How to apply

Please return completed application forms to hr@craftscouncil.org.uk

Closing date: Monday, 4th August, 5.00pm

Interviews will be held in week commencing 18th August

CVs will not be accepted

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK

 

 

Archive Learning Officer

£27,000 per annum – pro rata.

Part time, 2.5 days per week

12 month fixed term contract: September 2014 – September 2015

Islington, London N1

Closing date: Monday, 4th August, 5.00pm

This Heritage Lottery award funded post will research and deliver learning programmes and online resources around collection objects and associated archive material and oral history for a new digital resource.

This is an exciting opportunity to work on an innovative and exciting project to digitise and make available material relating to objects acquired within the first ten years of the Crafts Council Collection. 

Working as part of the Exhibitions and Collections team the job holder will develop and deliver a learning programme and online resources through a national programme of seminars and workshops and the recruitment, training and management of a volunteer team. 

Experience and skills to bring to the role will include:

  • developing and delivering learning projects and programmes associated with museum collections or archives. 
  • knowledge of national curriculum and the early years foundation stage (EYFS)
  • developing learning programmes for a range of audiences/users and learning materials for online use
  • experience of volunteer management
  • knowledge of national arts funding organisations (ACE) audience profiles

How to apply

Please return completed application forms to hr@craftscouncil.org.uk

Closing date: Monday, 4th August, 5.00pm

Interviews will be held in week commencing 18th August

CVs will not be accepted

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK

 

 

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