£40,000 - £45,000 pa
Permanent
35 hours per week 

Who we are

The Old Royal Naval College is one of London’s most popular visitor attractions, at the heart of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site, welcoming 1.2m visitors annually. This is a truly exciting time to join the organisation - we are embarking on our most ambitious transformation to become an extraordinary cultural destination.

We are doing this by living our values of Bold | Embracing | Imaginative | Resourceful

The role

The Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College is looking to appoint a Head of Learning &  Creative Programming to our Learning & Interpretation Team.

This role presents an exciting opportunity for a new strategic lead across the Old Royal Naval College site for collections, learning and creative programmes, creating a sustainable, surprising and enterprising offer which has a broad appeal gives new relevance to our architecture and interiors for diverse audiences. The site of the Old Royal Naval College is rich in history and stories. This role will ensure that our presentation of those stories goes far beyond our permanent interpretation and creates a bold and imaginative programme of activity, events and learning experiences which positions us as an extraordinary cultural destination. Building and nurturing partnerships will be central to achieving this goal. 

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following essential requirements:

  • Proven experience of strategically leading learning and creative programmes.
  • Substantial experience of building strategic partnerships with organisations and stakeholders to deliver high quality interpretation and public progammes.
  • Proven experience of and is committed to improving access and inclusion opportunities for diverse audience targets.
  • Worked in a similar management position within a heritage, museum architecture or arts environment, with experience of direct delivery.
  • Budget and resource management, process and reporting.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant field.
  • Qualification or demonstrable professional experience in a relevant subject area.
  • Strong networks within the heritage, museum, arts and cultural in London and beyond.


For the full job description and person specification, please click here.

Applicants should apply by submitting a CV and covering letter (2 pages maximum), outlining how you fulfil the requirements of the person specification.  Please send your application via email or post by the closing date as outlined below, marked PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL to: HR Department, Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2 Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich,
London, SE10 9LW Email: [email protected]

Closing Date: 12 noon, on 27 August 2019

The Foundation values diversity and is committed to making appointments on merit by fair and open processes, in accordance with its equal opportunities policy. Our employees enjoy a generous benefits package.