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Community Programme Manager

  • Organisation:The British Museum
  • Location:Bloomsbury, London
  • Salary:£30,557 per annum
  • Contract type:Full-Time Fixed-Term (Until 30 September 2022)

The British Museum is seeking a Community Programme Manager to join the Learning and National Partnership department. The main purpose of this role is to research, develop and deliver a programme of activities, events and learning opportunities for community organisations working with predominately London-based adults as part of a funded Community Partnerships Programme.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • To take specific responsibility for developing a funded Community Programme in collaboration with community organisations working with adults.
  • To manage and oversee the delivery of these activities and projects, including managing staff and volunteers and delegated programme budgets.
  • To ensure projects and programmes ate delivered to agreed KPIs.
  • To manage relationships with community organisation project partners.
  • To develop new and maintain existing partnerships with community groups and organisations.
  • To undertake evaluation of projects, events and activities and make iterative improvements and modifications needed through the grant period.
  • To work flexibly (including weekends and evenings) on the Community Partnerships Programme, projects and events as necessary, and to be supportive of other Coordinators when cover for duties is sought.
  • To undertake other duties as required.

Person Specification:

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject or equivalent experience/ vocational qualification.
  • Previous experience working directly with diverse audiences/ clients and leading activities with excluded groups in a museum context.
  • Excellent communication, project management skills and knowledge of community engagement best practice.
  • Great co-ordination and time management, highly developed organisation skills and the ability to plan and prioritise.

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