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Heritage Manager, The Reader

Heritage Manager, The Reader

Based at: The Reader, Mansion House, Calderstones Park, Liverpool, L18 3JB

Reporting to: Associate Director of Facilities and Support
Salary: £22,000 – £27,000 per annum

Hours: 35 hours per week

Duration: Permanent contract

Location: Liverpool with occasional travel nationally.

The Heritage Manager will be responsible for the development of our Heritage offer here at Calderstones, which includes the planning, promotion and delivery of an annual programme of heritage activities as part of our funded project.  This role calls for a flexible, highly motivated individual, capable of independent working, creative planning and strong leadership.

This role will be based in The Mansion House at Calderstones Park and will be required to lead a team of staff and volunteers, delivering high quality workshops, tours, talks, walks, reading groups and other activities in a co-ordinated manner. The successful candidate will become the key responsible person for all aspects of historical interest for the Mansion House, the Calder Stones and the wider site as a whole.

Person Specification


An ability to demonstrate a personal passion for engaging the public with heritage.

Able to manage and co-ordinate others as part of a team.

An ability to demonstrate public speaking in an informative and engaging manner.

Able to plan and prioritise work when resources are limited and timescales are difficult.

Capable of understanding facts and figures, including the ability to report and monitor.

A good communicator with great speaking, listening and writing skills.

Able to make and maintain appropriate relationships, gather support and engage positively even when opinions differ.

Self-motivated and able to work under minimal supervision.