Exhibitions and Learning Officer, The Atkinson

Exhibitions and Learning Officer, The Atkinson. Full Time; Permanent – ref 50788 

Full Time: Permanent,
Sefton Council, Southport, Merseyside,
Salary: £20,661 – £23,398,
Scale: Grade F,
Internal reference number: 50788

This new post is part of a new team created to support the delivery of exhibitions and activities within The Atkinson and across the borough.

You will:

  • Have a strong background in developing and delivering high quality, distinctive and diverse exhibitions which are accessible and enjoyed by a wide range of audiences
  • Be passionate about engaging audiences through programmes for schools, events, activities, workshops and talks linked to exhibitions and displays
  • Bring your enthusiasm and energy combined with excellent communication skills and attention to detail, to help develop The Atkinson as a regional centre of excellence for visual arts, heritage and inclusion programmes
  • Be confident and creative in increasing understanding and engagement in exhibitions, particularly through new digital platforms.

You will work with the Principal Manager: Museum, Galleries & Operations, to support the development of ambitious programmes of exhibitions and displays to meet agreed outcomes and ensure they attract target audiences. You will be part of a team delivering The Atkinson’s vision and targets for audience development, community engagement and lifelong learning; with specialist expertise in developing educational resources and programmes for formal learning, especially Primary Schools, across a range of media.


Closing Date: 18th January 2018

Interviews during week beginning 22nd January 2018

If you would like to have an informal chat about this post please contact Stephen Whittle, Principal Manager: Museum, Galleries & Operations, 0151 934 2024

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