COVID 19

Please read our updates and practical guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) for South West museums.

View our current job opportunities below:

Please subscribe to our newsletter for the latest updates.

  • Designer / Design agency - logo design

    Museum Development Network (MDN) is seeking a designer or design agency to develop 2 distinct logos: a new logo for the Network and a separate logo for Museum Development in England.

    Each logo should have a distinct design that reflects the nuanced difference and connection between the national Network and the Museum Development Programme in England. The logos should also capture the work and values of the Network and Programme in England.

    Artwork should be provided in full colour and white-out versions in the following formats for high and low resolution use:

    • Adobe Illustrator file (or equivalent)
    • EPS and SVG vector files
    • PDF

    Both logos together with accompanying brand guidelines should be delivered by 1 February 2021.

    Download the full brief  (Word).

    Budget: £1950 (inclusive of VAT)

    How to apply:

    Proposals should be no more than 4 sides A4 and include links to examples of relevant design work.

    Submit your proposal to Jennie Pitceathly, MDN Coordinator – [email protected]

    Proposal Deadline:  23 October 2020

    Please do not contact South West Museum Development about this role – please direct any enquiries to Jennie Pitceathly at the email address above.

  • Bristol Culture & Creative Industries - Archives Assistant

    Our hosts, Bristol Culture & Creative Industries are looking for a new Archives Assistant to join the searchroom team at Bristol Archives, to help researchers to access our unique historic collections.

    Application Closing Date: 18/10/20

    Location: B Bond, Hotwells, BS1 6XN

    Salary: BG6: £19,698 – £20,092

    Attachments

    Job Description (PDF)

    Person Specification (PDF)

    Your role will focus primarily on providing searchroom and enquiry services, to assist our service users with identifying relevant archival sources and accessing our collections.

    You’ll also work on collections projects (such as listing and digitising records) and occasional engagement activities.

    We’re looking for someone with experience of working in a customer-focused environment, strong communication skills and excellent attention to detail.

    While we are working through the pandemic, the job will involve some days working onsite and some days working at home. In the longer-term, the job will be based at the archives full-time.

    Interviews

    Interviews will be held on Thursday 12 November 2020 at Bristol Archives.

    Why Bristol City Council?

    At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation.

    Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

    How do I apply?

    Find full details and apply via the Bristol City Council jobs application portal.

    To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

    All full time posts can be considered for job share.

    The Culture & Creative Industries team is funded by Bristol City Council and Arts Council England and is committed to diversifying our audiences and workforce in line with the priorities of those organisations. We encourage applications from all sections of the community, as we want our workforce to reflect the diversity of the city we serve. However, we particularly actively encourage applications from candidates from groups under-represented in our organisation including; Black and minority ethnic, Disabled people and under 25s.