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Gallery and Shop Manager - Museum of the History of Science - Grade 4, £2,585-£27,983 - closes 27 November 2017

The Museum of the History of Science is looking for an enthusiastic Gallery and Shop Manager The successful candidate will join our small team and contribute to the success of the department.

The Gallery and Shop Manager will lead and motivate a small front of house and commercial team at the Museum of the History of Science. The Gallery and Shop Manager will assist in the general day-to-day running of the Museum and events. The role requires the individual to be focused on delivering against key KPIs whilst being able to enhance the visitor experience and drive commercial profit.

The position we are advertising for is a full-time permanent role. The individual will be required to work hours over weekdays, weekends and evenings, therefore a degree of flexibility is essential when working as part of this small team.

Essential selection criteria: demonstrable experience as a retail deputy manager or supervisor working with comparable products, preferably with luxury goods; passionate about retail and interest in achieving personal sales targets and supporting a small team in achieving theirs; demonstrable experience as a supervisor in a heritage, front of house or events environment; to have a commitment to working to high standards and be proactive in introducing new initiatives in areas where a need has been identified.

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Community Engagement Officer (0.7FTE) - Pitt Rivers Museum - Grade 6, £28,098-£33,518 - closes 27 November 2017

The Museum is seeking an experienced Community Engagement Officer (CEO) to engage local communities and coordinate the activities of an exciting new project funded by the Esmeé Fairbairn Collections Fund, which aims to enhance, change the understanding and improve the use of Oxford University Museums’ collections through partnerships with forced migrants, by developing inclusive volunteer community curators and tour guides. The CEO will work closely with and support the project’s collection staff at each museum. They will lead on partnership building and community engagement, as well as recruiting, inducting, training and supporting the community volunteers in their activities, ensuring a collaborative approach. The post will be based in the Pitt Rivers but is expected to work across both the Pitt Rivers Museum and the Museum of the History of Science. The postholder will be expected to travel to engage local communities and partners in Oxford and Oxfordshire, and to work some evenings and weekends. The successful candidate will have first-rate communication skills, including cross-cultural communication and with people who have English as their second language. They will have proven experience of working with people from refugee backgrounds, on projects which focus on social impact, collaboration between different stakeholders, and managing and mentoring others.

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Marketing and Digital Communications Assistant - Ashmolean Museum - Grade 4, £21,585-£24,983 - closes 27 November 2017

This diverse and interesting role will see you involved with a wide range of projects from administration and coordination of exhibition marketing campaigns; carrying out market research and data analysis; producing the Ashmolean’s What’s On magazine and maintaining listings in print and digital media.  You will work with both the Marketing Manager and the Digital Communications Officer, with 50% of your role focussed on general marketing support and 50% assisting the Digital Communications Officer.

You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a helpful, can-do attitude and good attention to detail. You should be well organized with good time-management skills and the ability to prioritize a busy workload.  You will need to be familiar with In Design and Photoshop and have strong skills in social media.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar role.

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Education Officer, Secondary and FE (part time, maternity cover) - Pitt RIvers Museum - Grade 6, £28,098-£33,518 - closes 4 December 2017

The Museum is seeking an enthusiastic organiser and deliverer to work within the Pitt Rivers Education Service. The post-holder will deliver a broad range of activities, workshops, events and resources for secondary schools, colleges and our Young People programme. The essential requirements are a proven experience of working with secondary school students, experience of producing educational resources and an ability to deliver enthusiastic talks or workshops in a museum environment.

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Digital Partnerships Manager - Pitt Rivers Museum - Grade 7, £31,604-£38,833 - closes 8 January 2018

The Museum is seeking a Digital Partnerships Manager to lead on a range of digital projects, especially those funded under the GLAM (Gardens, Libraries and Museums) Digital Strategy Implementation Programme. The role will involve working closely with colleagues in the Pitt Rivers Museum on the planning, scoping and delivery of a variety of digital projects, as well as liaising closely with IT and museum colleagues across the University on joint initiatives.

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