Touring Exhibitions Collections Coordinator

Touring Exhibitions Collections Coordinator
Employer: Natural History Museum
Salary: £28,735
Location: London

his role joins a growing Touring Exhibitions section of the Museum’s Engagement Department. The Touring Exhibitions Collections Coordinator will oversee the planning and installation of the Natural History Museum’s collections at venues worldwide, as well as assisting with the formulation and execution of related touring exhibition procedures. This role will include extensive global travel to hosting venues. Reporting into the Touring Exhibitions Senior Operations Manager, the role holder will manage object loans to hosting venues by liaising with external stakeholders and service providers, as well as other sections of the Museum, such as Registry, Conservation, Content Production, Heads of Collections, Curatorial, and Security.

The successful candidate must be experienced in object handling and have excellent interpersonal skills. Strong organisational, forward planning and problem-solving skills are essential, as is a keen attention to detail. Candidates must additionally have sound knowledge of international standards for museum collections, be proficient with computer software (such as Excel and Photoshop, with experience of Project, EMu and AutoCAD also desirable), and ideally have extensive experience working with collections on tour, including experience of packing, transportation and exhibition installation.

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