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Arts Officer (Maternity cover)
Position: Arts Officer (maternity cover)
Organisation: Brontë Society
Location: Haworth, West Yorkshire
Closing date: Friday 24 April 2015
Type of Contract: 12 months
Hours: 35 hours per week, to include some evenings and weekends
The Brontë Society is one of the world’s oldest literary societies, and manages and maintains the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth, West Yorkshire. The Society hosts an innovative contemporary arts programme, funded by Arts Council England, which showcases and celebrates the remarkable influence of the Brontë family on contemporary culture through a series of commissions, exhibitions, events and projects with some of the UK’s major artists and writers.
The Brontë Society is currently seeking an experienced individual to deliver the programme for twelve months (maternity cover) as we approach the bicentenary celebrations of Charlotte Brontë in 2016. The post holder will be responsible for the management, facilitation, administration, delivery and reporting of events, exhibitions and projects at the Museum.
As part of a small team and leading on high profile events, the post holder must be a highly motivated individual and team player, with experience of delivering, and reporting on, successful cultural projects and exhibitions. The individual will be willing to work flexible hours, be capable of multi-tasking in a busy environment and work closely with the Collections and Learning departments to respond to permanent collection, as well as with the Marketing Officer to promote the programme. The candidate will need to manage their own workload, budget, and keep to strict deadlines.
Closing date for applications is Friday 24 April 2015.
Interviews will take place Wednesday 29 April 2015.