Boston Spa


Fundraising / development



Contract type:

Contract Contract


Full time


01937 882030

Project Manager

Full Time, Fixed Term until March 2022

This role offers a unique and exciting opportunity to play a key part in the development and delivery of initiatives within the British Library North Portfolio.

Working with the Leeds Presence Programme team to build upon and enhance the British Library’s existing presence in the North of England supporting the exploration of potential longer term options, alongside the development and delivery of increased programming in partnership with the city of Leeds

You will be an active member of the British Library North portfolio team, contributing ideas and suggestions supporting the work of all team members across the Portfolio as appropriate.

Extremely self-motivated and flexible with a proactive approach you will have demonstrable experience of working in a project management role and the ability to work with high degree of autonomy.

In return we offer a competitive salary and a number of excellent benefits. Our pension scheme is one of the most valuable benefits we offer, as our staff can become members of the Alpha Pension Scheme where the Library contributes 27.1%. Another significant benefit the Library provides is the provision of a flexible working hours scheme which could allow you to work your hours flexibly over the week and to take up to 5 days flexi leave in a 3 month period. This is on top of 25 days holiday from entry and public and privilege holidays.

More about the British Library

As one of the world’s great libraries, our duty is to preserve the nation’s intellectual memory for the future. At the moment we have well over 150 million items, in most known languages, with three million new items added every year. We have manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints and drawings, music scores, and patents. We operate the world’s largest document delivery service providing millions of items a year to customers all over the world. What matters to us is that we preserve the national memory and enable knowledge to be created both now and in the future.

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Closing date: 27 November 2019

Interview date: TBC

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident employer, and make a commitment to recruit and support disabled people. We guarantee an interview for disabled candidates who meet the minimum (essential) requirements for a vacancy.

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