Assistant Collection Manager: Framed Works

Assistant Collection Manager: Framed Works
Employer: The British Museum
Salary: £21,831
Location: London

This is an exciting opportunity to join the teams that work directly with the world-renowned collection of the British Museum. As an Assistant Collection Manager: Framed Works you will primarily be responsible for the framing, packing and display of 2D works in relation to the loans and exhibitions programme but will also contribute to other aspects of collection care across the Museum.

Key areas of responsibility:

To monitor the security of works and to maintain them in good condition in storage, in transit and whilst on display
To facilitate the movement, packing and display of 2D works and objects across the collection
To assist with the delivery of the Museum’s loans and exhibitions programme. This may include some travel
To use hand tools and workshop equipment in the delivery of object packing, frame making and installation activity
To construct frames and mounts, and to install frames and objects in the Museum and at other venues
To assist with training and skills-sharing as required
To maintain and update essential object documentation, including location information
To assist with collection audits and create condition reports for objects
To observe best practice in all aspects of object handling and collections storage and to follow Integrated Pest Management procedures

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