Community Engagement Lead, East End Women's Museum

East End Women's Museum want to create a sense of local ownership of the museum, and ensure the building designs and new community programmes are welcoming, relevant and appealing to local audiences.

Deadline: 19th January 2021

Are you passionate about connecting with diverse communities in creative and meaningful ways? Do you see the power and potential of working with women’s stories and voices? Are you up for the exciting challenge of a new role which will take our community engagement to the next level?

The East End Women’s Museum is a small charity that researches, shares and celebrates stories of East London women, past and present. In the next 15 months they will open a new building in Barking town centre. It will be a base for a new exhibition, learning and engagement programmes for schools, community, family and adult audiences.

In the lead up to opening the new site, the museum is planning a year-long community engagement and co-creation programme which puts local voices at the heart of their decision-making process. They want to create a sense of local ownership of the museum, and ensure the building designs and new community programmes are welcoming, relevant and appealing to local audiences.

They are looking for someone with relevant experience, excellent relationship-building skills and an audience-focused approach to create inclusive and impactful programmes that help put local women’s stories in the spotlight.

East End Women's Museum is especially keen to hear from you if you’re familiar with our local audiences and have existing networks within Barking and Dagenham and / or Newham.    

This is a part-time position, 30 hours per week (worked over 4 or 5 days). The role is contracted for 15 months (Feb/March 2021 - April/May 2022), with possibility of extension

Salary: £30,000 p.a. pro rata

 

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08/01/2021 - 19/01/2021
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