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Transformed through a £23.75 million investment, the Museum’s mission is to connect people with the British Army and its soldiers. Through five new galleries the public can explore what it’s like to be a soldier, why we fought in conflicts (past and present), and discover British society’s relationship with the Army.

Graphic Design Executive (Marketing and Communications)

Closing date: 12 May 2019, 5pm

We are seeking to appoint a Graphic Design Executive, with responsibility for delivering highly creative and effective graphic design for marketing, print and displays, ensuring all work meets the Museum's visual identity criteria and is delivered to the highest standards, on time and within budget. This role will deliver on a range of projects and briefs that will include (but not be limited to) design for printed marketing collateral, creation of digital and social content, advertising and production material.

This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven graphic designer to work within a busy marketing and communications team to create, develop and implement a variety of campaigns and supporting collateral for the Museum across all channels. Suitable for someone with in-house experience of working within a busy organisation to deliver graphic design projects from end to end, from initial brief through to final production.

Job description (38KB) | Person specification (24KB) | Application form (89KB)

Collections Photographer (Stevenage)

Closing date: 22 April 2019

We are seeking to appoint a Collections Photographer, who will be responsible for delivering highly creative and effective photography for display, reproduction, collections management system, audio visual, ensuring all work meets the Museum’s colour management criteria and is delivered to the highest standards, on time and within budget. This role will involve working on a range of projects and briefs that will centre on (but not be limited to) photography of 2D and 3D objects from the Museum’s collection.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience in producing high quality photography for print and reproduction, and be educated to NVQ level 4 (or equivalent) or above in a photographic (arts) or relevant photo-science subject.

Job description (52KB) | Person specification (32KB) | Application form (89KB)

Conservator (Stevenage)

Closing date: 22 April 2019

We are seeking to appoint a Conservator to work with the Conservation Manager for the preparation and conservation of items from the Museum’s collections for access, display and ongoing collections care and storage, guided by conservation professional ethics and national and international museum standards.

A recognised conservation qualification in a specialist area is essential, as is a willingness to keep up to date with the latest collections care practices, and build expertise through research and formal training.

Job description (49KB) | Person specification (33KB) | Application form (89KB)

Application process

Send your completed application form to hr@nam.ac.uk

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Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt (unless specifically requested) or provide information on why an applicant has not been shortlisted.

Therefore, if you have not heard back from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. However, we are grateful for the interest you have shown.

Application guidance notes Rewards and benefits

The National Army Museum employs staff in all of the specialist areas relating to our collections: Curatorial and Collections Management, Digital, Exhibitions and Interpretation, Learning, Photography and Image Library, and Public Programmes.

In addition, we have staff providing other services including Commercial and Visitor Experience, Computer and Technical Services, Development Fundraising, Facilities, Finance and Administration, Human Resources, Marketing and Communications, and Records Management.

The Museum employs around 80 members of staff in both full and part-time positions, who are located either in the Museum at Chelsea, or at our purpose-built storage and conservation facility at Stevenage. A team of volunteers supports our work.

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