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Commercial Project Officer

  • Organisation:York Museums Trust
  • Location:York, England
  • Salary:£11543.40- £12,557.40 (£19239-£20929 fte) per annum
  • Contract type:Fixed Term Contract / Part Time

Your new organisation 

York Museums Trust is an independent charitable organisation created to manage York Art Gallery, York Castle Museum, Yorkshire Museum & Gardens, and York St Mary’s.  Our vision is to work together with audiences and communities to inspire, to share and to care for cultural heritage.  

Your new role 

We are seeking a Commercial Project Officer to initiate, execute and complete projects to increase revenue for York Museums Enterprises either as stand-alone projects or by facilitating the work of the Venues Manager and the Retail Services Manager.   

You will be expected to initiate projects and ideas whilst involving and co ordinating other York Museum Trust teams to ensure the successful completion of tasks.  

What you’ll need to succeed 

You will need relevant experience of income driven commercial projects, Good communication and influencing skills with the ability to communicate with a diverse range of visitors in a friendly, effective and helpful manner, and the ability to consider the needs of disabled and overseas visitors. 

You will have experience of project completion and monitoring budgets as well as working in a visitor facing role and across a broad spectrum of tasks.  

What you’ll get in return 

We offer a competitive salary, a defined benefit pension scheme, generous leave allowance and fully flexible working hours with the bandwidth between 7 am and 7 pm.  

As an organisation York Museums Trust is committed to encouraging and increasing diversity amongst our workforce. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.   


How to Apply:   

Please download the following documents:  

Please send your CV, the completed Equal Opportunities forms and a covering letter (which should be no more than two sides of A4) stating why this role interests you and how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role, to [email protected]  

Applications can only be accepted from candidates who have permission to work in the UK.  If, after applying, you have not heard from us by two weeks after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.  

Dates to bear in mind… 

Closing date for applications is 9am 28th September 2022 

Interviews will take place on 7th October 2022 

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