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Communications Officer, V&A Public Programme

Victoria and Albert Museum


Posted 1 week ago

Join the world-renowned V&A as a PR Campaigns Lead and shape the narrative for a global audience in art, design, and performance


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Cromwell Road, London

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary: The V&A is an illustrious institution, celebrated as the world's leading museum of art, design, and performance. With a vast collection surpassing 2.8 million pieces, spanning 5,000 years of human creativity, the V&A is a treasure trove of knowledge and culture, offering resources across various disciplines. It's an exciting time to be part of a mission-driven organisation dedicated to broadening public engagement with the arts and fostering research and enjoyment of the designed world.

Role Summary:Lead PR campaigns for the V&A’s acclaimed exhibitions and the FuturePlan development programme.Manage publicity for the museum's permanent collections, festivals, and events such as Fashion in Motion, Friday Late, and the London Design Festival at V&A South Kensington.Collaborate across the ADE Division to innovate campaign strategies and foster partnerships.

Role Requirements:Experience in managing PR campaigns.Ability to work collaboratively within a team.Creative and strategic thinking with a knack for identifying partnership opportunities.

Benefits:Generous pension scheme and flexible working arrangements.29 days of annual leave plus bank holidays.Free tickets to V&A exhibitions and discounts in V&A shops.Comprehensive training and professional development opportunities.An inclusive and supportive work environment with a focus on employee well-being.

ED&I at The V&A: The V&A is an inclusive employer, proud to be a Disability Confident Employer Level 2, committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion, ensuring an accessible recruitment process and providing support to employees with disabilities.

The Role This role supports PR campaigns for the V&A’s world-class exhibitions and FuturePlan programme across our family of museums, and leads on PR campaigns for the permanent collections, festivals and events including Fashion in Motion, Friday Late, and London Design Festival at V&A South Kensington. Working collaboratively across the ADE Division and beyond, it plays an active role within the Communications team, working to consistently reinvent our approach to campaigns and seek opportunities for collaboration and partnership.

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

ED&I at The V&A At the V&A, we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) for all and strive to go above and beyond public duty placed upon us by the Equality Act 2010. As such, we are delighted to share that we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. The V&A makes the following commitments to all applications: The Guaranteed Interview Scheme – Interviewing applicants with a disability who successfully evidence the essential criteria on a person specification and consider them on their abilities; Providing an inclusive and accessible recruitment process. Making reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process so disabled job applicants have the best opportunity to demonstrate that they can do the job. Supporting employees and adjustments during employment.


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