HERITAGE ARCHIVES & EXHIBITIONS OFFICER (part-time)
August 2018 – August 2020 (Fixed Term Contract)
The Citizens Theatre, one of the UK's major producing theatres, seeks to appoint a dynamic Heritage Archives & Exhibitions Officer to increase public engagement with the heritage of the building and the company’s history.
The position, part funded by Heritage Lottery Fund, will be responsible for supporting the delivery of our heritage activities programme as part of our £19.4 million building redevelopment project. The theatre company will move out of its historic home in the Gorbals and into temporary accommodation this summer. This role will be based at Scotland Street School Museum.
The Heritage Archives & Exhibitions Officer will have particular responsibility for the archive of the Citizens Theatre by leading on the planning and delivery of our Archive Action Plan. This work will include the recruitment, training, and management of a group of volunteers to assist with cataloguing and depositing all relevant items to the Scottish Theatre Archive within Special Collections at the University of Glasgow.
The Heritage Archives & Exhibitions Officer will work closely with the Marketing and Learning Departments of the theatre to identify items from the archive to feature within resources online and physically as part of heritage activities to engage a diverse range of audiences and participants in the physical, social and cultural heritage of the Citizens Theatre. In addition, they will plan the delivery of exhibition displays within the redeveloped building in close collaboration with the exhibition designers.
The Citizens Theatre is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all.
To apply, please complete the application form below, referring to the Job Description and return with a covering letter addressed to Head of Capital Communications Kirstie Cusick to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information about the role please contact Kirstie via email or by calling 0141 429 5561 x 266 (Tuesday, Wednesday or Fridays).
We also invite applicants to complete the online equalities monitoring form. The provision of information is entirely voluntary and anonymous: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/CitzEqualOps
Deadline for applications: 9am, Tuesday 26 June 2018
Interviews: Tuesday 3 July 2018