Relationship Manager, Museums

In October 2019, DCMS announced a £250 million Cultural Investment Fund (CIF) with aims for investment to drive local growth, refurbish libraries and repair museums.

CIF is a five-year programme with three strands that the Arts Council will deliver: Museum Estate and Development fund (MEND), Libraries Transformation Fund (LiT) and a continuation of the Cultural Development Fund (CDF).

The five new posts for Relationship Manager, Museums will primarily work on the Museum Estate and Development fund (MEND), which focuses on the strategic maintenance of museums across the country. One post will be based in each of the Arts Council’s areas across England.

To apply for this position please visit our recruitment website:

One post in each of the following Area Teams:

  • North: Manchester, Leeds or Newcastle (Job ref: MDN60)
  • Midlands: Birmingham or Nottingham (Job ref: MBN51)
  • South East: Brighton or Cambridge (Job ref: SECB19)
  • South West: Bristol (Job ref: SWB57)
  • London (Job ref: LL72)
  • Salary: Regional £31,975, London £34,129 per annum plus excellent benefits

The post holder will also support work on the Libraries Transformation fund (LiT), which will enable libraries to undergo refurbishment to transform the service they are able to offer the public.

The post holder will be expected to support delivery of other Arts Council business as part of this role and support new external partnerships and ensuring coordination between CIF and other programmes.

First stage interviews will be held in the week commencing 23 March and second stage interviews will be held week commencing 30 March.

Close Date: Monday 16 March 2020

 Interviews to be held week commencing 23 March and 30 March 2020

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Start Date

27th February 2020

Closing Date

16th March 2020