Tamworth Castle Museum Collection & Archive Manager

Tamworth, Staffordshire
£36,922 - £39,880 per annum
14 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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£36,922 - £39,880 per annum

37 hours per week


Tamworth Borough Council has a rare opportunity for an exceptional individual, skilled business leader and heritage champion to join its team as manager of the award winning Tamworth Castle, Museum Collection & Archive.

Tamworth Castle is a multifaceted venue; accredited museum, award winning visitor attraction, key educator of stage 1-4, licenced wedding venue, and commercial events & hire. It was purchased for the Borough of Tamworth in 1897 and has since 1899 held a Museum Collection, Archive and Photography Collection that tell the Tamworth story from the Saxon era to present day. It is a fine example of a Norman Castle designated by Historic England as a scheduled ancient monument.

We are seeking an exceptional and ambitious individual with a genuine interest, and experience of working, in the heritage sector. You will also have at least 5 years commercial management experience in a customer focused business, visitor attraction / heritage site to help provide the necessary leadership and vision required to realise the Castle, Museum Collection & Archive’s next phase of Conservation and Commercialisation for its community and visitors.

As the new Castle Museum Collection & Archive Manager you will be an authentic leader, passionate about the sector and passionate about delivering a great experience for your people, visitors and stakeholders. You will be responsible and accountable for the Castle and its associated buildings through delivering the Safe & Legal, People, Visitor, Commercial and Community outcomes - you will be Tamworth Borough Councils brand ambassador for the Tamworth Castle & Museum.

The authority offers an excellent employment package with flexible working, health scheme, pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement.

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, nationality check, medical clearance and DBS check.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Anna Miller (Assistant Director Growth and Regeneration) on 01827 709276.

For further information and to apply please visit our website www.tamworth.gov.uk or email recruitmentapps@tamworth.gov.uk

Closing Date: 5th May 2021

Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted. Agencies need not apply. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks are required for relevant posts.

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