Collections Manager

The role hold­er will safe­guard, devel­op and broad­en access to the town’s accred­it­ed pub­lic art collection.

Role: Collections Manager, Falmouth Art Gallery
Salary: Grade 7 SCP 21-24 (£30,825 - £33,024)
Contract: Permanent Contract 30 hours per week, £24,993 - £26,776 (pro rata)

About the job
This is a permanent job, based at Falmouth Art Gallery, an important and popular community asset for residents and visitors to Falmouth.

The role holder will safeguard, develop and broaden access to the town’s accredited public art collection. This will involve bringing the Gallery’s approach to collecting up to date, with the implementation of a new Collections Management System, and consolidation of existing practices.

About you
You’ll need proven experience of addressing key collections management matters, ensuring the dynamic development of a public art collection.

You’ll need to be highly motivated with a track record of delivering outstanding collections care and management, working well together with others and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

You’ll need to be passionate about creating a professional, safe and inclusive public art environment for use by residents, community groups and visitors to Falmouth.

About us
The Town Council is an accredited employer and is recognised as an exemplar nationally. It is ambitious in its projects and passionate about local service delivery.

We offer generous pension and other benefits. We are happy to talk about flexible working opportunities including part-time hours and occasional home working.

For an informal chat about the job please call Morwenna Lewis, Cultural Services Director, on 01326 313863

Closing date Midnight on Sunday 21 April 2024

Interviews Wednesday 1 May 2024. Shortlisted candidates will have a short tour of the Gallery and collections store prior to their interview. Candidates will also be asked to prepare a short presentation for the interview.

For more details and how to apply
Application packs are on our website
Contact HR on 01326 315559 or email with any queries.
CVs will not be accepted.