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Current vacancies

2019 is a very exciting year for The Story Museum. Major redevelopment work is now underway to create a total of 10 gallery and activity spaces that will bring the whole Museum into full use, enabling us to welcome many more visitors and to provide a home for our collection of 1001 of the world’s greatest stories. Alongside this capital redevelopment supported by Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Fund, we are also embarked on the planned expansion of our staff team in preparation for our reopening in Spring 2020 and will be posting vacancies here as they arise.

Production Manager

£22,000-£25,000 (depending on skills and experience)

Full time, fixed term to end of August 2020 (with the possibility of extension)

We’re looking for an experienced Production Manager to assist with the co-ordination and installation of the fit-out of our exciting new gallery spaces, in preparation for the Museum’s reopening in Spring 2020.

After reopening, the postholder will work closely with the Exhibitions and Events team to faciliate the physical and technical aspects of the Museum’s ongoing programme, including exhibitions, events and activities, both on and off site, and where appropriate assisting the Operations Manager with building maintenance.

You will need to have proven production management experience and the ability to coordinate complex tasks with tight timescales. You will also need experience of managing budgets and realising design production.

Find out more by downloading the full job description

To apply download and complete the application form and recruitment monitoring form.

Completed forms should be emailed to Katharine Clayden or sent by post to Katharine Clayden, The Story Museum, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Friday 10 May

Interviews: Tuesday 21 May


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