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Play Project Manager

Victoria and Albert Museum


Posted 1 week ago


Join the Young V&A's mission to nurture creativity in children as a Project Manager in an inspiring museum environment


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Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green, London

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Expires at anytime

Join the vibrant Learning and Engagement team at the Young V&A, the pioneering museum dedicated to fostering creativity in children. As part of the world-renowned V&A, this institution is at the forefront of art and design with a rich history and an expansive collection that fuels imagination and learning. Embrace the chance to make a difference in children's cultural education during an exciting phase of project activity through 2024.

  • Deliver learning-through-play experiences in the museum's permanent galleries.
  • Enhance access to the museum for local children, educators, and parents.
  • Collaborate with museum colleagues to operationalise new activities.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Passion for children's education and community engagement.
  • Organisational prowess and ability to work in a team environment.

Enjoy benefits such as a generous pension scheme, flexible working, exhibition tickets, staff discounts, and more. You'll also have access to personal development opportunities and various employee support programs. Be part of a diverse and inclusive workplace that values creativity and innovation.

The Role Young V&A opened on 1 July as a new museum of creativity for children. This is a new, fixed term role within the Learning and Engagement team based in Bethnal Green will help us deliver on our vision to use learning-through-play to support children's education and to help them engage with creativity in new ways. Project activity will run through 2024, concluding by 31 March 2025. It will improve access to the museum for local children, educators and parents, through delivery of quality learning-through-play experiences in our permanent galleries. We are looking for a passionate and organised project manager with an understanding of the needs of children and communities. They will help us operationalise new activity, working closely with colleagues across the museum.

The V&A The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.8 million objects, books and archives that span over 5,000 years of human creativity. The museum holds many of the UK's national collections and houses some of the greatest resources for the study of architecture, furniture, fashion, textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, jewellery, glass, ceramics, book arts, Asian art and design, theatre and performance. Our mission is to be recognised as the world's leading museum of art, design and performance, and to enrich people's lives by promoting research, knowledge and enjoyment of the designed world to the widest possible audience.

Benefits Generous pension scheme 29 days plus bank holidays Flexible working Tickets to V&A exhibitions Subsidised staff canteen 25% discount in V&A shops Give as you earn scheme Bicycle loan Interest-free season ticket Interest-free rental deposit loan Free safety checks and small repairs to your bike with Doctor Bike Wide range of training and professional development opportunities Employee Assistance Programme Staff diversity networks


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