Exhibition and Interpretation Assistant

Closing date:

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

The successful candidate will join the team at Preston Park Museum & Grounds to coincide with a major capital development which will transform the visitor experience, enhance engagement with the museum's collections and welcome major exhibitions to the region.

The opportunity has been created for an enthusiastic, creative and well-organised individual who has good knowledge and experience within an exhibition and interpretation environment.

The postholder will have a passion for delivering to a diverse audience and will be able to demonstrate their flexibility to deliver on a variety of tasks. They will help to develop the museum’s permanent displays, deliver on a vibrant temporary exhibition programme, and oversee interpretation standards on the Victorian Street. In addition to this they will assist the Exhibition and Interpretation Officer with the Government Levelling Up funded site redevelopment, which sees the opening of a new extension to the museum, open and visible storage, as well as a large exhibition hall for touring exhibitions – set to open in late 2025.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council offers an excellent total reward package including a competitive salary, generous pension scheme and annual leave entitlement as well as access to a number of additional employee benefits and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

Budget £25,119 - £26,421 p.a (FT, 12 months contract)

Deadline 21 January 2024

Preston Park Museum and Grounds Yarm Rd Stockton-on-Tees TS18 3RH

Please apply for this position via North East Jobs.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Harriet Beeforth, Exhibition and Interpretation Officer on 01642 527030

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