Exhibitions Project Manager

These are exciting times to join the Trust on the back of our multi award winning redevelopment of York Art Gallery and as we plan a major capital project at York Castle Museum to transform its visitor experience and restructure our Public Engagement and Curatorial teams.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Exhibitions Project Manager to join us.  The successful candidate will project manage exhibitions at each YMT site, ensuring exhibitions are brought in on time, to budget and to the highest possible quality. They will manage all aspects of exhibition development and delivery including risk, budget, project teams, coordination of internal and external stakeholders and installation of exhibitions on site.

You will have strong people management skills, excellent understanding of exhibition project management processes, experience of project managing exhibition and content projects in a museum, gallery or heritage setting and excellent eye for design.

Access the job description and application form at www.yorkmuseumstrust.org.uk on the About Us, Jobs Vacancies page.

Forms should be returned to recruitment@ymt.org.uk or by post to: Recruitment, Yorkshire Museum, Museum Gardens, York, YO1 7FR.  Electronic applications forms should be submitted in a Word compatible format.

CVs will not be accepted and applications can only be accepted from candidates who have permission to work in the UK.  If, after applying, you have not heard from us by two weeks after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

As an organisation York Museums Trust is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Closing date for applications is Monday 2 December 2019 at 9am

Interviews will take place in York on Monday 16 December 2019

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Contact Name

Jacqueline Chiplin 

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Start Date

19th November 2019

Closing Date

2nd December 2019