Community Engagement Officer

Organisation: National Museums Scotland

Salary: £29,141 - £31,689 per annum pro rata


Two posts available:
Permanent, 22.2 hours per week
Temporary, 14.8 hours per week (until end of March 2022)

Based in Edinburgh, you will be part of a team delivering outreach and engagement
programmes and projects as part of the Learning & Engagement department of National Museums Scotland. Your role will be to plan, develop, manage and sustain learning programmes, and resources for audiences who currently do not visit or are underrepresented. These include visitors and groups with additional support needs; family and informal adult community learning groups from diverse backgrounds; young adults; and targeted schools who do not currently visit. This post will develop partnerships with external organisations to develop, sustain and consult with new audiences.

Educated to degree level, or equivalent, it is vital that you have a proven track record in
managing and delivering outreach and/or community engagement projects with internal and external partners. You must have experience of monitoring, evaluating and reporting on your work in line with strategic aims and objectives and have demonstrable success in working with external partners to sustain effective partnerships. Project and budgetary management skills are important. You must be able to travel to partner organisations and communities when and where appropriate.

Application Deadline: Sunday 10/10/2021