Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions
Login to Members Area
Home News Events Jobs Contact
Home » Jobs » Learning and Audiences Officer at 5 star visitor centres

The Black Watch Castle and Museum

Learning and Audiences Officer at 5 star visitor centres

Application Deadline: Monday 18th March 2019
Work type: Permanent | Full Time
Location: The Black Watch Castle and Museum, Perth
Salary: on application

We are currently recruiting for a Learning and Audiences Officer to take the lead on developing new and existing audiences to increase access to and engagement with our collection and events programme. They will also provide the delivery of a high quality learning service to the public, local and regional schools and manage our volunteer programme.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the supervision of the Museum Curator, the main duties of the Learning and Audiences Officer are:

• To develop, manage and implement informal learning at the Castle and Museum, i.e. family activities, birthday parties and outreach activities

• To develop, manage and implement events at the Castle and Museum, i.e. family events, Open Doors, seasonal events

• To develop, manage and implement formal learning at the Castle and Museum, i.e. hosting school groups, youth groups; developing teacher’s packs and loans kits and other schools resources

• Discover new ways to interpret the collections to engage with new and existing audiences

• To manage the Volunteer Programme at the Castle and Museum and ensure it reflects best practice

• To support marketing activities by contributing to social media content relevant to your role

Key Skills

• Sound knowledge of IT packages
• Passion for working with people
• Must be flexible
• Excellent team player
• Excellent communication skills

Experience | Qualifications | Training

• Be educated to degree level
• Have experience of Museum or gallery learning in a similar role
• Have experience of the development, management and implementation of formal and informal learning within a Museum, including:
• Developing loans kits, teacher’s packs and working with a Curriculum For Excellence
• Developing and managing group visits, i.e. school visits linked to the curriculum, youth group visits, and adult group visits
• Have experience in developing an events programme
EITHER have a Museum or heritage postgraduate qualification, or relevant experience
OR have an education postgraduate qualification, or relevant experience
• Have experience managing a volunteer team
• Have experience of applying for external funding
• Have experience of monitoring and evaluating projects

Closing date is Monday 18th March 2019
To apply please send covering letter and CV to Hope Busák - curator@theblackwatch.co.uk

Attached File: Learning and Audiences Officer 2019.pdf
Web Link: http://www.theblackwatch.co.uk/castle-and-museum/recruitment/
Latest News
10 May Jonnie Walker Attraction Given Green Light
11 Apr ‘Water’ year ahead
3 Apr Saving our scran with some choice solutions
View all the Latest News
Connect with ASVA
Connect with us on LinkedIn Connect with us on
LinkedIn
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Twitter
Home | About ASVA | Join ASVA | Press Information | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Cookies
Copyright 2019 ASVA | login

ASVA is a Company Limited by Guarantee
Registered in Scotland No: SC153812