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The Crafts Council is a vibrant organisation dedicated to promoting crafts in the 21st century. And we're a London Living Wage employer. Come work with us!

Collections Documentation Officer

Islington, London
Full Time
Salary: £24,340 - £27,000

We are seeking a highly organised and motivated individual to build on the success of our recently launched HLF funded project: The First Decade (1972-1982).

Experience of using and developing collections/asset management databases is essential (ideally Index+) as is working to Accreditation standard for core collections management procedures.

As a member of a busy and productive team there is plenty of opportunity to contribute to digital storytelling via our Collections Online producing content such as audio and film and engaging with platforms such as Periscope and Vimeo as well as hands on collections engagement.

Administrative and documentation support to the Exhibitions & Collections Team’s programme of activities is also a key component.  

Reporting to the Keeper of Collections, and working closely with all Exhibitions & Collections colleagues and external stakeholders, the Collections Documentation Officer contributes to, and helps deliver on, key strategic objectives across our programme comprising an Acquisition Programme, Collections Online, Loans and Touring Exhibitions, the Collections and Asset Management Systems, Collections Audit and Storage, and Collections Management Policy and Procedures – all to recognised museum documentation standards and guidelines.

 

How to Apply

Job Description
Person Specification
Application Form

Send your application to hr@craftscouncil.org.uk by 12 noon on Wednesday 8 June 2016.

Interviews will be held in the week of 27th June 2016.

CVs cannot be accepted.

Finance Assistant

Islington, London
Part time – 3 days per week
Salary - £20,000 per annum pro rata
Preferred starting date for handover – from 13 June

The Finance Assistant (Sales Ledger) is part of the Crafts Council’s busy Finance Team and helps ensure that the organisation manages its finances effectively and in good time.

This role is varied, interesting and busy, providing support to the full time Finance Officer, and with the opportunity to work alongside another Finance Assistant on processing purchases.

The Crafts Council is a busy organisation that is developing its income streams.  The income comes from a range of sources, including:

  • Arts Council England as our significant grant funder;
  • sales of CRAFT magazine, subscriptions, trade fairs, events and exhibitions;
  • income fundraised from individuals and other grant-making bodies.

You enjoy delivering work to a high standard, within budget, on time, and with excellent customer service standards.

You are a strong team player, a confident communicator, and used to managing your own workload.  You enjoy helping your team to achieve success, and have a strong interest in administration and seeing that everything runs smoothly.

At the Crafts Council we are dedicated to contemporary crafts in the 21st century. All our people are involved in shaping the organisation's future in a stimulating environment.  The Crafts Council is incorporated by Royal Charter and is a registered charity.

 

How to Apply

Job Description
Person Specification
Application Form

Send your application to hr@craftscouncil.org.uk by 9.00am on Monday, 23rd May 2016.

Interviews are planned for early June.

CVs cannot be accepted.

Make Your Future Project Manager

Islington, London 
Part time 0.6 FTE, 3 year fixed term contract 
Salary £25,600 pro-rata, 3 days a week, 0.6 FTE 

Based at the Crafts Council Offices with travel and overnight stays required for regional delivery 

This is a new and exciting opportunity to work with the Crafts Council’s Learning and Talent Development Team on an innovative project to ignite a passion for craft in young people. 

You will deliver a three-year programme that champions craft as a discipline that fuses art, design and technology.  Working closely with Crafts Council’s busy Learning and Talent Development team, the Project Manager will work locally with Higher Education Institutions, cultural partners, secondary schools and makers to mash up traditional and digital making skills in the classroom and showcase the results nationally.

You are a dynamic educator and project manager who can work in partnership to deliver high quality learning programmes, within budget and on time. You’ll also have an understanding of working with schools to deliver and evaluate in-depth programmes of activity.

This is an opportunity for an educator looking to share their passion for contemporary craft and design with secondary school teachers and pupils. 

The post is based at the Crafts Council Offices with travel and overnight stays required for regional delivery.

At the Crafts Council we are dedicated to contemporary crafts in the 21st century. All our people are involved in shaping the organisation's future in a stimulating environment.

 

How to Apply

Job Description
Person Specification
Application Form

Send your application form to hr@craftscouncil.org.uk

Closing date: Thursday, 2 June, 2016 - 5pm.

Interviews: week commencing 13 June 2016.

CVs are not accepted.

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