The Exhibitions & Displays team deliver a busy schedule of exhibitions each year; maintain 25,000m² of displays in galleries, and deliver a national and international touring programme. With over 3.2m physical visits each year and more than 65,000 school visits, National Museums Scotland prides itself on developing great content based on high production values and excellent maintenance processes.
We are looking for a creative and highly motivated person with excellent communication and project management skills to join the Exhibitions and Displays team.
As Exhibitions & Displays Officer, you will manage the development and delivery of informative, engaging and visitor-focussed special exhibitions, touring exhibitions and displays (permanent galleries). You will work with multi-disciplinary internal project teams as well as external resources to ensure completion of projects to agreed objectives; and you will enjoy working to find solutions and provide expert advice in a highly paced environment.
Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will have a track record in project planning and procurement and have experience of working in the museum sector or in visitor/heritage attractions. An understanding of the potential of museum collections and the experience of working closely with curatorial colleagues on such projects is desirable.