Supporting Leadership – Call for participants

Participants are currently being sought to take part in an online survey for Supporting Leadership, a new research and knowledge exchange project, led by staff at Oxford University’s Gardens, Libraries and Museums, aiming at gathering information about the role of executive and administrative assistants in the cultural sector. Executive assistants play a key role in…

Old Royal Naval College – Consultation Survey

The Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich recently completed its £8.5 million Painted Hall conservation project, which has now formed a template for the site’s future ambitions. Their vision is to build an excellent cultural destination, whist also safeguarding the site’s future. New strategic plans set out this vision in detail, in line with the Royal Naval…

Valuing Landscapes in the Lakes

Natural England is supporting a Cumbria University student’s MSc research project in the Lake District National Park, which is looking a people’s perceptions of and preferences for changes in landscape character and landscape features that are of cultural value. The research is also using Participatory GIS (developed by NE) as part of its methodology to…

GLAM – Projects Officer

Location: Oxford Salary: £28,660 – £34,189 p.a. Closing Date: 02 Aug 2019 Oxford University’s Gardens, Libraries and Museums contain some of the world’s most significant collections and comprise: the Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology, Bodleian Libraries, Botanic Garden & Harcourt Arboretum, History of Science Museum, Museum of Natural History and the Pitt Rivers Museum.…

National Trust to Divest from Fossil Fuels

The National Trust [Alliance member] has announced its intention to divest its portfolio from all fossil fuel companies over the next three years, as part of its wider environmental measures to mitigate the effects of climate change. Hilary McGrady, the National Trust’s Director General, stated that: “We know our members and supporters are eager to see us do everything…

Heritage Lincolnshire – Chief Executive

Location: Based Heckington, Lincolnshire Salary: circa £50,000 Heritage Lincolnshire [Alliance member] operates from the Humber to the Wash across the historical county of Lincolnshire with the objective to advance the education of the public in all matters relating to Lincolnshire’s rich and diverse heritage and to preserve and investigate that heritage for the benefit of local…