Public Programme Co-ordinator

Public Programme Co-ordinator
Employer: Natural History Museum
Salary: £26,500
Location: London

The Public Programme Co-ordinator will provide a strong and central point of co-ordination for the public programme and administration of the Exhibitions Department reporting directly to the Head of Exhibitions and Interpretation with a ‘dotted line’ to the Head of Resources and Planning as well as to the Head of Learning and Audiences. The post holder will be responsible for the co-ordination, scheduling and communicating of the full schedule of Museum public programme activities for all audiences (Schools, Families and Adults), as well as a level of general administration for the team including diary management

The Public Programme Co-ordinator will work with teams to co-ordinate and schedule public programme activities; documenting programme schedules for annual and regular planned public programme and other related activities. The role will assess and seek to resolve logistical conflicts and make recommendations about scheduling requirements to ensure that the most appropriate plans are in place.

The post holder plays a key role in the set up and administration of liaison meetings with key stakeholders overseeing the public programme, including the Public Programme Board, ensuring appropriate paperwork is completed and communications are timely and accurate. In addition, the role will act as a hub for all Public Engagement Requests, both internal and external, recording and coordinating responses. The role will also include helping to manage the diary for Head of Exhibitions, coordinating key meetings for Exhibitions and coordinating trips across the Exhibition Learning and Outreach teams. On occasion they will deputise for the Executive Assistant as required by the Head of Department

The Public Programme Co-ordinator plays a central role in the coordination of Museum events programmed through Exhibitions, Learning and Outreach departments, specifically coordinating operational logistics for the monthly Museum Lates programme, as well as being in attendance at the events to ensure the event runs smoothly and resolve operational issues as they arise.

In addition, this role provides event administration and coordination as required and will be responsible for leading logistical planning for Family Festivals and new activities

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