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  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: £25,481 to £28,672
  • Location: Merseyside
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Closing Date: 31/08/2021 at 23:55
  • Reference: NS/21/158695

36.00 Hours per week

Band G

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.

We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.

To deliver an exciting and engaging exhibition programme that showcases the best of local artists and makers and creates high quality cultural engagement opportunities for residents and visitors.

To have primary responsibility for the care and display of Wirral Museums collections.

You will be responsible to the Museums Manager for translating the objective 'Contribute to the growth of the visitor economy by delivering an exciting programme of exhibitions and events' into an exhibition programme with supporting events.

You will develop an exciting exhibitions programme and communicate the vision for the exhibitions (both collection displays and brought-in) to staff, volunteers and public to create 'buy-in' and understanding of the aspirations for the programme.

You will be line managing junior staff including supporting the professional development.

You will have duty management responsibilities in the operation of the Museums Service buildings, including working evenings and weekends.

You will be knowledgeable in your field, able to evidence the delivery of diverse and interesting exhibitions from concept to hang.   Your will understand the SPECTRUM and Accreditation standards.

You will be a strong team player, supporting colleagues to deliver the vision and strategy for Wirral Museums Service.

Should you wish to discuss informally, please contact Colin Simpson on 07796336108 or email colinsimpson@wirral.gov.uk.

Interviews are planned for 15th September 2021.

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Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

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