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Posted: Monday, July 31st 2017
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Job Title:     Exhibitions & Engagement Curator
Organisation:     Chatsworth Settlement Trustees
Type:     Full-Time Position
Location:     Derbyshire, England
Closing Date:     Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
Job Ref No:     EXENG01
Job Description:
This is a rare opportunity to join the collections team, in this important senior role and at a time of increasing investment in exhibitions and interpretation at Chatsworth.

You will be responsible for delivering exhibitions and displays across the House and Garden, and within the context of the extensive collections at Chatsworth. Ensuring public impact, fundraising and sponsorship opportunities are maximised and ensuring efficient delivery through management of project teams.

This is a full time post 37.5 hours per week generally Monday-Friday 9:00 - 17:30 with flexibility on evening and weekend work occasionally required.
Required Skills:
Whilst being able to work across all aspects of the Collection, you will have a particular interest in contemporary art, actively promoting its presence at Chatsworth. You will also take a lead on interpretation, working closely with other colleagues and departments, devising a creative and innovative approach.

An experienced, graduate caliber curator from a museum or historic house environment, with a strong track record of delivering successful, ambitious exhibitions.

Able to demonstrate strong leadership qualities, you will be a capable project and people manager with experience of managing budgets, undertaking research, working with artists and developing partnerships.

A creative, enthusiastic and methodical individual, with the ability to lead from the front, you will have a passion for audience engagement, and be driven by the delivery of fresh and exciting installations.
Application Instructions:
To apply, please forward your CV and covering letter, paying particular attention to the job description and including your salary details to: The HR department, The Estate Office, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1PJ or via email to

Closing date: 12 noon 29th August
Interviews 6th September
Contact Name:     HR
Contact Tel:     01246 565339
Contact Fax:    
Contact Email:
Address:     The Estate Office, Edensor, Bakewell, Derbyshire.  
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