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Posted: Friday, September 6th 2019
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Job Title:     Curator
Organisation:     Cartoon Museum
Salary:     £35,000 p.a.
Type:     Full-Time Position
Location:     London, England
Closing Date:     Monday, September 30th, 2019
Job Ref No:     CUR19
 
Job Description:
The Cartoon Museum in London has reopened in Wells Street, W1, in exciting new premises after a 6 month, £1M refurbishment.

The museum is recruiting a Curator. The successful applicant will be responsible for the museum collection and libraries and for the origination and delivery of our exhibitions, publications, oversight of learning and participation programmes. The role includes all aspects of acquisition, documentation, conservation, research, publication and development.

The Museum
The Museum has a nationally important collection of 6,000 pieces of original cartoon art, comics and caricature, and a library of 14,000 books and comics.

With a small team of staff and volunteers the Museum has established itself as the pre-eminent organisation in the UK for collecting and conserving the best examples of Britain’s heritage in cartoons, caricature and comics and bringing them to a wider audience. The museum has an unparalleled record of diverse exhibitions, and a well-established and popular learning programme engaging 2,500 children each year.
Required Skills:
We are looking for an energetic and self-motivated curator with a good record of organising exhibitions and working with museum collections.

We require a good communicator who can work with others as part of a team and develop good relationships with stakeholders. You will have a genuine interest the history and practice of cartoons, comic art, caricatures and animation. You will have a strong interest in the collections and objectives of the Cartoon Museum and a strong desire to share its resources with a wide and a diverse audience.
 
Application Instructions:
If there are any questions regarding this opportunity, or to arrange time for an informal conversation about the role, please contact our Director Becky Jefcoate on director@cartoonmuseum.org.uk

Applications should include a CV with covering letter outlining why you want to be considered for this role and how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the position of Curator. Two references from previous or current employers will be required. Referees will be contacted before the interviews. They should be emailed to:

director@cartoonmuseum.org.uk

Deadline for applications is midnight on 30th September 2019
 
Contact Name:     Mrs Becky Jefcoate
Contact Tel:    
Contact Fax:    
Contact Email:     director@cartoonmuseum.org.uk
Website:     http://www.cartoonmuseum.org
Address:     63 Wells st, London, .
 
 
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