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We’re a small, friendly, dedicated and hard working team lead by museum director, Richard Doughty. The team is supported by a large group of volunteers without whom we simply couldn’t function.

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Current job vacancies


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We have the following two job opportunities:

Learning Officer – full-time (35 hours per week)

Salary: £18,000

The Learning Officer will assist with the development and operational delivery of the Museum’s learning programme for schools, families and adults to inspire learning, creativity and enjoyment for all.

You will be responsible for developing and delivering new programmes, events and resources for existing and new audiences with an emphasis on our popular and successful family learning provision.

We are seeking a Learning Officer who has a desire, passion and enthusiasm to work with a wide range of formal and informal learning audiences but with proven experience of working with family audiences. You will be creative and innovative, with the ability to develop exciting practical learning activities and resources.

Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills are essential, as well as competent IT skills. You will also need to be highly organised, able to plan and prioritise in order to meet deadlines.

You will need a flexible approach to working hours as there will be a requirement to work some weekends, evenings and bank holidays to support our informal learning provision and assist with our sleepover programme.

Experience of teaching, preferably in a museum or heritage environment is desirable, as well as experience of coordinating a volunteer team and freelance learning specialists and performers.

Interested? For a full job description, click here.

If you would like to apply for this position, please complete our application form.

Please return your completed application form to lindafrost@nmmc.co.uk or by post to Linda Frost, Human Resources Manager, National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Discovery Quay, Falmouth, TR11 3QY

Closing date: Monday, 4 February 2019 at 5.00pm

Interview date: Monday, 18 February 2019

Marketing Manager – full-time (35 hours per week)

Salary: £28,000 

Our mission is to be a place where people come to enrich their understanding of the sea, and Cornwall, and our vision is to become a nationally significant museum in Cornwall. We are seeking to achieve this ambitious agenda through our programming, especially our special temporary exhibitions, which provide an opportunity to display rare objects from around the world to tell local, national and international stories.

We are seeking a creative standalone Marketing Manager who will have overall responsibility for marketing and public relations for the Museum using all available channels, ensuring our marketing campaigns are targeted at, and drive key audiences to the Museum. Your objective will be to ensure the Museum is being branded and promoted successfully, effectively and within budget to maximise visitor attendance. You will also be expected to carry out audience segmentation and to evaluate the effectiveness of all our activities.

You will have demonstrable experience of managing integrated marketing and communications, and of using social media platforms and digital content to drive engagement. You will be required to develop and implement an effective marketing strategy which raises our profile encouraging visitors to the Museum. The ideal candidate will also have experience of working with external PR and advertising agencies.

Along with a recognised marketing qualification and relevant experience, you will have a creative and entrepreneurial approach with the ability to think and plan strategically, to effectively implement our brand through all activity. You will be able to plan, prioritise and deliver exceptional work to deadlines, using a variety of IT packages. You will also have excellent copywriting skills.

If you are a confident and effective marketing professional, with excellent communication skills, then we would like to hear from you.

Interested? For a full job description, click here.

If you would like to apply for this position, please complete our application form.

Please return your completed application form to lindafrost@nmmc.co.uk or by post to Linda Frost, Human Resources Manager, National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Discovery Quay, Falmouth, TR11 3QY

Closing date: Monday, 11 February 2019 at 5.00pm

Interview date: Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Contact us for further information on vacancies or volunteering:

Human Resources Manager: Linda Frost
Telephone: 01326 214559
Email: lindafrost@nmmc.co.uk


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National Maritime Museum
Cornwall Trust
Discovery Quay
Falmouth
Cornwall
TR11 3QY

Tel: +44(0)1326 313388

Email: enquiries@nmmc.co.uk

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