October 17, 2017

Job Vacancy |Temporary Project Curator at Hillsborough Castle, Co. Down

Deadline: 29 October 2017

Hillsborough Castle the newest addition to Historic Royal Palaces, the charity that looks after Hampton Court, the Tower of London, Kensington Palace, the Banqueting House (Whitehall), Kew Palace and Hillsborough Castle. This temporary post (up to 3 months) comes at a vital stage in the delivery of our project to re-present Hillsborough by 2019, and the successful candidate must be able to start immediately.

You will champion the history of the castle and its collections, help create historic presentations and displays, and communicate the project’s vision both inside and outside the organisation. You will support the lead curator producing and organising the research required to deliver the project and will work closely with local colleagues in the project and operational teams and interns/volunteers, to ensure that essential research and historic information are communicated according to the project plan. You will also work with the Royal Collection Trust, and other important stakeholders including lenders.

You will have a post-graduate qualification in art and/or architecture, British and Irish history, or a related subject. You must have a record of published research in your area of expertise, and established experience of working in, or closely with, a museum or heritage site. This lively and challenging temporary post is ideal for someone who is inquisitive, adaptable and enjoys team working. The salary is circa £33,000 pro rata.

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Job Vacancy |Temporary Project Curator at Hillsborough Castle, Co. Down