Collections Manager

Collections Manager
Employer: Wrest Park
Salary: £21,171 - £23,393
Location: Bedfordshire

Would you like to use your passion and creativity for collections management and access to be at the heart of the next chapter in English Heritage's story? If so, then the Collections Manager at Wrest Park could be the role in which you can really make a difference.

You will work closely with the Collections Curator, as well as the wider Curatorial and Historic Properties team, focusing on managing our archaeological and architectural collections store at Wrest Park. Your role will focus on enabling access to the stored collections for members of staff, researchers and the public, repacking and in-store documentation of collections. The post will require you to deliver our education program and Young Archaeology Club, and develop new and exciting outreach and engagement opportunities. Some of our work is supported by volunteers and you will guide and develop this team to support our work.

You must have a first degree in a relevant subject and a good knowledge of British History and Archaeology. You will need to have previous experience of managing collections and documentation and be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills. If you are flexible, have excellent people and communication skills, confidence working at height and using lifting equipment, which are second to none then this could be the job for you!

You will enjoy the rewards of working in a friendly, committed team whilst working at inspiring locations; helping to ensure our fantastic collections are safely accessed and stored. You will be joining our charity which through our 400 historic monuments, buildings and sites, brings the story of England to life for over 10 million visitors each year.

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