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Working for the Weald & Downland Living Museum

We are an award winning, internationally recognised Living Museum with 50 historic buildings and gardens over a 40-acre site situated within the South Downs National Park.

Extraordinary buildings, fascinating artefacts, glorious surroundings and friendly, dedicated people – the Weald & Downland Living Museum is a unique and incredibly rewarding place to work.

If you have any questions or are interested in working at the Museum, please e-mail office@wealddown.co.uk

Currently recruiting

Interpretation Manager

Weald and Downland Living Museum

Location: West Sussex

Hours: Full Time

Salary: Up to £35,000 dependant on experience

Contract type: Permanent

We are an award winning, internationally recognised Living Museum with 50 historic buildings and gardens set in the beautiful South Downs National Park. With extraordinary buildings, fascinating artefacts, glorious surroundings and friendly, dedicated people, the Weald and Downland Living Museum is a unique and rewarding place to work.

We are currently seeking a creative, enthusiastic and innovative Interpretation Manager to oversee the Interpretation Team consisting of staff, volunteers and freelance interpreters, and develop a new strategy for interpretation that delivers compelling stories and inspiring experiences for our audiences.

Working closely with colleagues across the Museum, you will ensure that the content and delivery of interpretation meets audiences’ needs and exceeds their expectations, whilst ensuring historical accuracy and integrity.

To fulfil the role you will need significant experience of conceiving and delivering inclusive, participatory, audience-focused interpretation in a heritage or museum environment. You’ll have a collaborative approach, combined with excellent communication and organisational skills, and will feel comfortable balancing multiple deadlines and prioritising tasks.

Please note that the role will require flexibility with working hours and will involve some weekend and evening working.

Please see the job description for full details.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting your relevant experience, and why you think you are suitable for the post, to Sarah Ward at sarahward@wealddown.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 23:59 on 18th December 2022

Interviews: 12th January 2023 For general information about the Museum please visit https://www.wealddown.co.uk/

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