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Endangered Material Knowledge Programme (EMKP) Project Curator: Digital and Operations Manager

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Fixed term for 3 years

Application deadline: 12pm (midday) on Tuesday, 14 November 2023

About the role:

To assist in digital repository maintenance and content review, including grantee asset checking and ingest; to support successful projects and grantees with relevant anthropological/digital/practical advice; to help disseminate project results through digital media (website, social media, digital exhibitions & curated blogs); to support planning and organisation of EMKP events including training and meetings.

About you:

  • BA/BSc (or equivalent) digital humanities, anthropology, archaeology, or other relevant degree, Postgraduate degree
  • Language skills in French, Portuguese or another widely spoken language and/or languages from Africa, Oceania, Americas and Asia
  • Some familiarity with digital asset management and public dissemination.
  • Interest in material culture anthropology especially of Africa, Asia, Americas and Oceania
  • Research experience in material culture anthropology of Africa, Americas, Asia and Oceania
  • Experience of working in a museum or library; events co-ordination; digital collections
  • Experience of working in research

About the British Museum:

Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history and culture. The Museum is one of the leading visitor attractions and its world-famous collection includes the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, Egyptian mummies, the Admonitions Scroll, and the Amaravati sculptures.

The Museum offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Membership of the civil service pension scheme
  • Free entry to a wide range of museums and exhibitions
  • Participation in private and public Museum activities, including talks by leading curators from around the world and behind-the-scenes opportunities to learn how museums care for and manage their extraordinary collections.
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Interest-free travel, bicycle, and rental deposit loans
  • Professional and personal development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts on food and gift shop purchases

Additional details:

Please use the ‘Apply’ button above to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification. 

If you have any additional needs that we should be aware of in order to support you with your application, please provide details to: [email protected].

The British Museum is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a working environment in which all individuals can make best use of their skills, free from unlawful discrimination or harassment. We value the benefits that a diverse workforce brings to a museum which represents world culture. The Museum is committed to ensuring that no job applicant suffers unlawful discrimination because of any protected characteristics. Our recruitment procedures aim to ensure that individuals are treated fairly because of their relevant knowledge, skills and experience.

We are also currently piloting a flexible way of working that allows our employees to work remotely in a way that suits them and the organisation. We welcome questions and conversations at interview stage and how flexible working could work for you.

The Museum adheres to the HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) for pre-employment screening of Civil Servants.

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