Head of National Public Programmes, Natural History Museum

Could you see yourself as the Head of National Public Programmes defining and implementing a National Engagement Strategy for a World Class Museum? The Natural History Museum is looking for a Head of National Public Programmes.

Open Until:

Posted: 10/03/2022

Credits: Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum is looking to transform its national engagement activity. To achieve its ambitions, the Museum has created a new role of Head of National Public Programmes. This role reports into the Head of Visitor Experience, Learning and Outreach and will work closely with both the Public Engagement, Science and Development teams as well as the teams at their site in Tring.

The Head of National Public Programmes will be responsible for developing a national strategy for public engagement and implementing an associated programme of activities in order to build profile, increase impact, and to reach large and diverse audiences.

The successful candidate will be responsible for creating a portfolio of new and current activity, bringing coherence to existing but disconnected activity, building new partnerships and collaborations and advocating for the Museum and its national role.

The Museum is an equal opportunity employer, supports a diverse workplace and offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Membership of the civil service pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Free entry to a wide range of museums and exhibitions
  • Interest-free season ticket loan
  • Child care voucher scheme 
  • Professional & personal development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme

 For a full job description and to apply online please visit the Natural History Museum website:http://www.nhm.ac.uk/search-vacancies

Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits. An exceptional candidate could expect a salary toward the upper end of the range

Contract: Permanent Appointment

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 8thFebruary

You may have also worked in one of the following positions Deputy Head of National Public Programmes, Head of Public Programmes, Head of Programmes or Senior Officer of National Public Programmes

Agencies please note – This role is being directly sourced by the NHM’s in-house recruitment team using pre-determined mediums only. Any communication received regarding this role will be politely refused.

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