Opportunity: Policy and Campaigns Officer - Museums Association

Opportunity: Policy and Campaigns Officer

  • Organisation: Museums Association
  • Salary: £39,205 per annum
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: Hybrid working – all staff are expected to work from our office in London at least twice per month (pro rata)
  • Closing date: 2 October 2022
  • Interviews: 19 October 2022

Job description

The Museums Association (MA) is seeking a full time Policy and Campaigns Officer to play a leading role in developing our policy and campaigns work.

In this exciting role you will have the opportunity to deliver our campaigns and policy, including Museums Change Lives, Museums for Climate Justice, Decolonising Museums, and anti-racism. You will conduct research, draft policy papers, create impactful content for our website, events and online training modules, and respond to information requests to ensure that we deliver for our membership and the wider sector.

You will have the opportunity to undertake research on our campaign and policy priorities and to help deliver our existing campaigns. Working closely with the Policy and Campaigns Manager you will also support the MA’s Ethics Committee which provides ethical advice for museums on a range of high-profile issues.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills; knowledge of the policy-making process; the ability to research and write accessible, clear policy content for a range of audiences; an enthusiasm for museums and the positive difference that they can make working in partnership with their communities; and will be able to manage multiple individual pieces of work.

The MA is a dynamic and campaigning membership organisation with a mission to inspire museums to changes lives. We have a strong vision and values and a bold business plan. Joining us is an excellent opportunity to work for a vibrant and inclusive organisation and be part of a friendly and enthusiastic team.

Location: Hybrid working – all staff are expected to work from our office in London at least twice per month.

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 2 October 2022.

Please send your completed application form and equality and diversity monitoring form to charlotte.eyles@museumsassociation.org with subject heading ‘Policy and Campaigns Officer’.

Interviews will be held online on Wednesday 19 October 2022.