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Collections & House Manager

Norwich, Merseyside, United Kingdom, £27,735 , Permanent

Posted: 17 hours ago

Description:

Are you excited by the challenge of balancing excellent conservation and presentation standards with an inspiring visitor experience? We're looking for a Collections & House Manager who is passionate about delivering all of this, and much more at Speke Hall and the Liverpool properties.

What it's like to work here

Speke Hall is a distinctive black and white Tudor house situated on the banks of the River Mersey. This is a demanding, yet rewarding time to join the property as the team is currently working hard to deliver an ambitious master plan. Speke Hall has plenty of opportunities within customer service and the visitor experience for those who would like to make a contribution to the growth and development of this unique property.

What you'll be doing

Sharing our love of places and people, you'll manage the care of the historic interiors and collections at Speke Hall, Mendips, 20 Forthlin Rd. and 59 Rodney Street. You'll strive to improve the visitor experience and bring these experiences to life for our audience and use your creativity and enthusiasm to ensure they keep coming back. You'll collaborate with and support the Curator and Conservator as well as the Visitor Experiences team and adhere to the National Trust procedures (the Collections Management Instruction) for the care, conservation, documentation, and security of the collections.

You will lead by inspiring others and creating a positive and productive place for your team to deliver great service and excellent collections care.

Who we're looking for

  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • The ability to be a team player and work collaboratively with other teams across the property/region; this will require initiative and the ability to lead by example
  • Experience of conservation techniques
  • A creative approach to engagement and access for our visitors
  • Collections management experience in a museum or historic property environment including inventory database and cataloguing
  • Excellent communication skills including influencing and negotiation

The package

Benefits for working at the National Trust:

  • Flexible working whenever possible
  • Free parking at most locations
  • Discounts in high street stores, cinemas, National Trust properties and cafes.
  • Free entry to our properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • Generous annual leave
  • Subsidised health cash plan
  • Free 24-hour support service
  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary
  • Training & Development tailored to you
  • Up to 5 days of paid volunteering for you.

Job Details

1222042624
Full Time
Norwich, Merseyside, United Kingdom
Permanent
£27,735