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Head of Digital Media

  • Organisation:National Museums Scotland
  • Location:Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Salary:£45,199 to £51,248 per annum
  • Contract type:Permanent / Full-Time

National Museums Scotland is one of the leading museum groups in Europe. Our multidisciplinary collection is an important resource, historically, culturally and scientifically, which we seek to share as widely as possible. The objects in our collections span thousands of years and we use them and their stories to engage the public in exploring the world through our displays and exhibitions, our online presence, national and international engagement programmes, schools’ programmes and resources.

Our Strategic Plan 2022-27 makes a firm commitment to diversify and grow our audiences, and harness the engagement opportunities presented by digital technologies. As Head of Digital Media, you will lead the creation and implementation of digital media strategies to support organisational priorities, exploiting digital channels to raise our national and international profile, and increasing interaction, engagement and communication with our audiences.

You will use your knowledge of the digital environment to support the development of a more digitally literate workforce and, collaborating with colleagues, ensure online audiences are front and centre in the development and delivery of organisation-wide digital strategy and the implementation of our new approach to customer relationship management.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate depth of understanding in the use of digital media for engagement, marketing & communications, interactive interpretation and learning. They will have experience of leading a team to create, manage and evaluate innovative and audience-focused digital media products, identifying and assessing emerging technologies, and developing strategic partnerships.

Please see here for the full recruitment pack and the application form can be found here.

Application Closing Date: 20 November 2022

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