Audience Engagement Coordinator

Organisation: Museum of Lead Mining

Salary: £11-50 per hour

Location: Wanlockhead, D&G. On-site and remote

The post-holder will help to lead on the delivery of the new Audience Engagement Strategy during 2022-3. This strategy has been developed to enable us to expand our reach beyond our normal tourist visitors through the creation of new partnerships, collaborations and activities, both locally and within the wider community. The aim is to broaden the reach of the museum and increase the income of the Trust by increasing footfall from every possible avenue.

The Audience Engagement Coordinator is an exciting and new, fixed term post. The post-holder will work as a key member of the Museum of Lead Mining team and will be expected to deliver the Audience Engagement Action Plan and ensure quality, innovative, authentic and accessible opportunities for all audiences and stakeholders. This will include working with both the local and wider community, primary and secondary schools, higher education, specialist interest groups. The strategy is in its final phase of development. Many of the future relationships have already been established in developing the strategy. The final strategy and action plan will define the work involved in shaping the action plan into activities. The outcomes of the project are not currently fixed. There will be regular review by the team as plans evolve and develop.

A working knowledge or experience of visitor services in historic sites or attractions is ideal, but not essential.

Application Deadline: Thursday 14/04/2022