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Want to work for Kids in Museums? We are currently looking for a part time Team Administrator

Team Administrator (three days per week / 0.6 FTE)
Salary: £22k – £24k (£13,200 – £14,400 actual salary for three days)

The Team Administrator will support all aspects of the work of Kids in Museums. You do not need to be a graduate to succeed in this role. It would suit someone with excellent organisational skills, the ability to juggle a range of tasks, stay calm under pressure, who has an interest in museums and heritage, and in learning more about the workings of a small charity.

The post holder will support key Kids in Museums projects such as the Family Friendly Museum Award and Takeover Day, our new programme of training and consultancy, as well as carrying out more general office management tasks including preparing papers for Board and Committee meetings. We anticipate the requirements of the role will vary from week to week and we expect the post holder to be responsive to the needs of the team.

We’re looking for someone who is flexible, reliable and a good team player and passionate about museums and enabling children and young people to have better access to culture and heritage. If this sounds like you, you can find out more by reading the full job description.

To apply

1. Please submit a CV and covering letter or statement addressed to Alison Bowyer, Executive Director.

As a guide a CV should be no more than two sides of A4 and a cover letter 1-1.5 sides of A4 in length.

When writing your cover letter, please ensure that it highlights how you meet the essential requirements of the personal specification. We suggest making sure that your cover letter gives examples from your previous experiences about how you meet the essential requirements of the role. You can use headings taken from the person specification in your cover letter if it helps you to more clearly organise the information.

2. Please also complete and submit the equal opportunities monitoring form.

This will not be used in consideration of your application, but the data will be anonymised and stored for up to 12 months to be used for monitoring purposes.

3. Please attach these documents to a covering email.

In the email accompanying your application, please tell us about any notice period for your current role and provide details of two referees and tell us a when during the application process we can contact them. Please also let us know if you would require any adjustments to be made in order to attend an interview.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 25 November 2019.

Please send your applications to Alison Bowyer.

There are no other vacancies at present.

We are a small team and unfortunately we are unable to respond to speculative CVs.

If you are interested in volunteering for Kids in Museums, take a look at our dedicated Volunteering page.