National Outreach Coordinator: Armada Legacy Project
· Lead on project coordination and administration on behalf of RMG and its partners to include contracting, travel arrangements, communications and resourcing.
· Coordinate project team meetings and steering group for the programme.
· To manage the partnership between the project partners, coordinating partner meetings, overseeing and documenting skills sharing and evaluation.
· To work with national oracy partners to recruit and manage up to fifteen schools
· Coordinate the production of teaching materials and resources for the programme liaising with internal expertise and external stakeholders, including a filmmaker.
· Play a part in facilitation of co-creation sessions and piloting of work.
· Attend regional workshop sessions as the RMG’s representative.
· Contribute to teacher training sessions.
· Organise inspiration and celebration events at the Queen’s House (home of the Armada portrait)
· Manage budget on a day to day basis.
· Collate project documentation including case studies and photography and contribution to articles relating to project activity.
· Lead on the evaluation of programme.
· To collate and disseminate research from project into practical methods for working with schools on oracy and public speaking, with a view to establishing an ongoing programme for secondary schools on this topic based at the Queen’s House on completion of this project.
· To identify strategic partnerships and funding opportunities for ongoing programming beyond the project
· Any other reasonable duties
The post holder will work as part of the Learning and Interpretation Department and reports to the Senior Manager: Learning. They will liaise closely with the National Outreach Curator for the Armada Project and work across the Museum in particular with Collections and Conservation, Research and Curatorial, and Digital. The post will involve some travel to participating schools and cultural organisations.
Skills and Experience
· Experience of working closely with schools audiences on heritage learning projects
· Experience of using collections to inspire dialogue with young people, particularly around the English curriculum
· Experience of managing partnerships and relationships with multiple partners, including schools and teachers
· Experience of co-ordinating film production
· Experience of writing resources for teachers and young people
· Experience of devising and delivering effective evaluation
· A good working knowledge of museum collections
· A good understanding of barriers communities face accessing museum collections
· Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
· An excellent track record of project coordination
· Experience of budget management and reporting to internal and external stakeholders
· A demonstrable enthusiasm for making collections accessible and relevant to a wide range of people
· Experience of oracy and public speaking programmes
· Experience of writing for the web and social media