Job Vacancy: Museum Manager


Museum Manager [Closed]

Required for Birmingham’s unique Pen Museum.

To provide day-to-day management of operations.

Oversee all facilities and play a major role in supporting its strategic development.

Salary: £30,000 per annum (Pro Rata).

Part Time Position: 22.5 hours per week.

Location: Birmingham

Closing Date: 07 November 2021

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Requirements: CV and Covering Letter 

About Us:

Our Museum is at an exciting stage in its history thanks to support from Arts Council England and other funders.

A volunteer led Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) an Accredited Museum and a recipient of a Queens Award for Voluntary Service. We are looking for an experienced museum professional to help it move forward and to grow. Whilst working towards a fully sustainable Museum.

The Museum promotes and preserves the important legacy of Birmingham’s pen trade. Which, at its height employed an estimated 8,000 workers, of which 70% were women.

Based in a former pen factory constructed in 1863 to manufacture gold pen nibs and situated over three galleries. The Museum accommodates an extensive and unique collection of pens, nibs, machinery and artefacts related to the pen trade.

Exhibition displays complimented by trails, videos and interactive equipment. Helping to bring to life the history of one of Birmingham’s most famous industries.

About You:

Creative, enthusiastic people manager with an adaptable, hands-on, can-do approach.

Experience in managing and recruiting volunteers.

Enjoy working with volunteers to help offer our visitors the best possible experience.

The post is firstly for 12-months with the opportunity to become a permanent post following a successful 12-month period.