MUSEUM JOBS

The International Job Site for the Cultural Sector.

Job Title:    Head of Exhibitions and Design
Organisation:    National Museums Scotland
Salary:    £51,477 - 58,365 p.a.
Type:    Full-Time Position
Location:    Edinburgh, Scotland
Closing Date:    Monday, September 28th, 2020
Job Ref No:    NMS20/1039
   
Other Benefits:   membership of Civil Service pension scheme
   
 
Job Description:
Due to a recent change in our organisation structure, we are pleased to be bringing to the market this new senior role which is a part of National Museums Scotland’s Leadership team.

The role provides vision and leadership for the exhibitions programme, permanent display projects, gallery maintenance and all design and technical projects across National Museums Scotland, all of which aim to engage visitors and audiences with objects and stories from the national collections. Amongst a wide range of priorities, you will have responsibility for the development, planning and delivery of a strategically driven, engaging and coordinated programme of world class gallery renewals and exhibitions.
Required Skills:
With a degree or equivalent in a related subject, you will have significant experience of managing high profile exhibition and permanent display projects in a museum, visitor attraction or heritage attraction environment. This should include experience of compiling and effectively managing significant operational and project budgets.

You will also have a strong working knowledge of audience needs and expectations in exhibitions and permanent displays and be an authority on current practice in exhibitions, displays and interpretive design in the museum sector.

A collaborative management style is essential together with the skills to develop good working relationships with colleagues and external contacts. We also require proven experience of thinking creatively and imaginatively about public programming.
 
Application Instructions:
To apply for this post visit https://www.nms.ac.uk/about-us/jobs-and-volunteering/job-vacancies/
 
Contact Name:    Radek Slomnicki
Contact Tel:    07853207469
Contact Fax:    
Contact Email:     applications@nms.ac.uk
Website:     http://www.nms.ac.uk
Address:     Chambers Street, Edinburgh, .