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Exhibitions Manager

Salary £27,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week
(on a flexible basis as required and to include evenings and weekends where necessary)

31 days holiday per year (including bank holidays)

The JORVIK Group (York Archaeological Trust) are looking to employ an enthusiastic and experienced Exhibitions Manager to develop and manage both existing and new exhibitions within the Trusts attractions and touring exhibitions programme, including new exhibition-based projects across the Trust.

This exciting and highly varied position will require you to be self-motivated and capable of managing multiple projects at any given time with a range of external and internal clients. You will have experience of working in a similar environment or on similar projects, with a sound knowledge of exhibition development, design, and delivery. You will also be a qualified driver as the position, although based in York, provides the opportunity to work throughout the UK and potentially beyond. This involves working flexibly on projects in a variety of locations, and the ability to travel and stay overnight for extended periods (accommodation and subsistence provided) is therefore essential.

What we offer:

  • Company pension scheme where the Trust and employee each pay 3.5% of total earnings
  • 31 days paid annual leave (23 days + 8 Bank Holidays), rising to 36 including Bank Holidays after 5 years employment
  • Option to buy back up to 15 additional holidays each year
  • Commuting season ticket loans
  • Loans to purchase bikes to cycle to work
  • Death in Service benefit of twice annual salary for permanent staff
  • Dependant’s leave
  • Compassionate leave
  • Public Duties leave
  • Enhanced maternity pay after 2 years employment.
  • Generous Sick pay for all staff on permanent or fixed-term contracts
  • Free eye tests for computer users and £50 reimbursement for the cost of prescribed glasses
  • Professional independent Occupational Health support for appropriate referrals
  • Access to a free independent and confidential counselling service
  • Free admission for staff plus family and friends to our five York Visitor Attractions including our JORVIK Viking Centre
  • 25% discount on merchandise at our Attractions
  • Discounts to Trust Events at applicable events
  • Uniform or Personal Protective Equipment for relevant roles

For an informal discussion please contact James Carter on 01904 543407

The job description can be downloaded below.

How to Apply

To apply, please email a CV and Covering Letter to jcarter@yorkat.co.uk

Closing date: midnight 30th January 2022
Interviews to be held week commencing 7th February 2022

Visitor Operations Manager

Salary £26,500 per annum

40 hours per week
(on a flexible basis as required and to include evenings and weekends where necessary

31 days holiday (including bank holidays)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Visitor Operations Manager to join our experienced team. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual who will be responsible predominantly for our walls attractions, however this position will also include management cover at some of our other sites.

Previous management experience is essential for this role.

The key purpose of this role is to ensure that the attractions are delivered to the highest possible standards on a day to day basis and to ensure that all the premises, staff and policies operate to Trust standards; are commercially successful and are regularly reviewed and developed. The role also includes the responsibility for stock control management at all of our sites.

We are looking for someone with excellent customer care and communication skills, and a natural ability to think strategically to develop the existing offering whilst leading the team from success to success.

This is a permanent position working 40 hours per week. You will be required to work weekends and bank holidays.

What we offer: 

  • Company pension scheme where the Trust and employee each pay 3.5% of total earnings
  • 31 days paid annual leave (23 days + 8 Bank Holidays), rising to 36 including Bank Holidays after 5 years employment
  • Option to buy back up to 15 additional holidays each year
  • Commuting season ticket loans
  • Loans to purchase bikes to cycle to work
  • Death in Service benefit of twice annual salary for permanent staff
  • Dependant’s leave
  • Compassionate leave
  • Public Duties leave
  • Enhanced maternity pay after 2 years employment.
  • Generous Sick pay for all staff on permanent or fixed-term contracts
  • Free eye tests for computer users and £50 reimbursement for the cost of prescribed glasses
  • Professional independent Occupational Health support for appropriate referrals
  • Access to a free independent and confidential counselling service
  • Free admission for staff plus family and friends to our five York Visitor Attractions including our JORVIK Viking Centre
  • 25% discount on merchandise at our Attractions
  • Discounts to Trust Events at applicable events
  • Uniform or Personal Protective Equipment for relevant roles

To apply please send a covering letter and your CV to jorvik-recruitment@yorkat.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 9am on Thursday 3rd Feb 2022.

Interviews will be held week commencing 7th February 2022.

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