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Advert Date:   Tuesday, 12th October 2021
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Job Title:   Curator of European Armour
Organisation:   Royal Armouries
Salary:   £29,000 - £33,000 p.a.
Type:   Full-Time Position
Location:   Leeds, England
Closing Date:   Tuesday, 26th October 2021
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  Job Description
Curator of European Armour

£29,000-£33,000 (depending on experience) permanent position.

The Royal Armouries is the United Kingdom’s national museum of arms and armour and one the most important collections of its type in the world, housed at its headquarters and flagship museum in Leeds, its historic home at the Tower of London, and the Victorian Fort Nelson in Hampshire.

We are seeking a Curator of European Armour to work in the Edged Weapons & Armour Department, part of the Collections Directorate, based at the Leeds museum.

This is an exciting opportunity to shape the development and study of our internationally recognised collection. Your main duties will be the day-to-day management of the European Armour collections including cataloguing and providing collections access; answering enquiries; providing expert advice; exhibitions & display work; line management and research.

The ideal candidate will have proven expertise in European Armour and extensive experience of working with museum collections. They will be an excellent team player who is hard working, open, thorough, adaptable, organised and engaging.

This position is a permanent contract, working full time, 36 hours per week, 5 days out of 7. Weekend, Bank Holiday and evening working will occasionally be required, as will some travel.

An Enhanced Disclosure and other security checks will be requested in the event of a successful application. However, a criminal record would not necessarily be a bar to employment. Any decision made would depend upon the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of the offence.

Closing date: Tuesday 26th October 2021

Interview dates: Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th November 2021
  Application Instructions
Contact Name:   Miss Victoria Robinson
Contact Tel:     0113 2201912
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Contact Email:
Address:   Armouries Drive, Leeds.