Location:London, York, Manchester or Bradford
Salary:Up to £50,000 per annum
Contract type:Contract Permanent
Telephone:01904 685 750
Group Head of Exhibition Services
At Science Museum Group (SMG), we aim to inspire futures by creating informal learning environments which grow the ‘science-capital’ of our diverse audiences. One of the ways in which we do this is through our exhibitions programmes. The new Exhibitions Strategy represents the Museum’s aspiration to engage with the best practices to enhance our visitors’ experiences through beautiful, inspiring and well-crafted displays shown across SMG and globally.
To lead on this work, SMG are now recruiting for a Group Head of Exhibition Services to lead a team delivering exhibitions globally. As a service provider to exhibitions teams across the Group and at Tour venues, you will ensure the design, production, logistics and project management of exhibitions that move between sites are manged to the highest standards, including responsibility for health and safety of these activities. You will lead a high performing, multi-site team, ensuring their continued training and development, setting standards and new procedures to deliver an exceptional service to all exhibition teams, internal and external. You will travel internationally representing SMG and building strong and sustained partnerships through best practice.
Joining us, you will have extensive experience of managing exhibitions and tours in the museums and galleries sector, along with a good understanding of how to manage health and safety for exhibition installations. You will have a background in managing profitable portfolios of exhibitions and will have experience of collaborating with international museums or galleries. As Group Head of Exhibition Services, you will be able to manage diverse teams across multiple locations and working remotely, and will have experience of budgetary management for projects or programmes of circa £2million.
The Science Museum Group is here to Inspire Futures. As the world’s leading group of science museums, we share our unparalleled collection spanning science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine with over five million visitors each year. Joining us as an employee, you will have the opportunity to develop your career in a world-class museum group. We know work/life balance and wellbeing is crucial to our colleagues, so we currently offer up to 27 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays; BUPA medical and dental care; employee assistance programme; enhanced contributory pension; enhanced occupational sick, maternity, paternity, and adoption leave and career breaks.
‘Open for All’ is one of the Science Museum Group’s five core values and sets out our important aspiration to be a place for everyone. We are working hard to understand our organisation better and to foster a culture that recognises and values different backgrounds, mindsets, skills, experience, knowledge and expertise. By having greater diversity, we believe that we will be a stronger and better organisation and ultimately will be able to inspire more futures. We therefore welcome applications from those who bring difference.
For further details and to apply, please visit our website.
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