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Exhibitions and Displays Officer vacancy x 2 at National Museums Scotland

Two full time, fixed term contracts (12 and 18 months)

Salary:£31,534 to £34,291 per annum

The Exhibitions & Displays team deliver a busy schedule of exhibitions each year; maintain 25,000m² of displays in galleries, and deliver a national and international touring programme. With over 3.2m physical visits each year (pre-Covid figures), National Museums Scotland prides itself on developing great content based on high production values and excellent maintenance processes.

We are looking for two highly motivated, creative people with excellent communication and project management skills to join the Exhibitions and Displays team. One post is fixed term for 18 months and the other is fixed term for 12 months. Both are full time – 37 hours.

As Exhibitions & Displays Officer, you will manage the development and delivery of informative, engaging and visitor-focussed special exhibitions, touring exhibitions and displays (permanent galleries). You will work with multi-disciplinary internal project teams as well as external resources to ensure completion of projects to agreed objectives; and you will enjoy working to find solutions and provide expert advice in a highly paced environment.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will have a track record in project planning and procurement and have experience of working in the museum sector or in visitor/heritage attractions. An understanding of the potential of museum collections and the experience of working closely with curatorial colleagues on such projects is desirable.

Please state on the application if you wish to be considered for the 12 month, 18 month or both vacancies.

Please find further details on our website: https://vacancies.nms.ac.uk/VacancyDetails.aspx?FromSearch=True&MenuID=&VacancyID=458

Applications close on 20 November.


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