Young People's Programme Manager (Maternity Cover), National Portrait Gallery

  •  London
  •  £30k-40k
  •  Full time
  •  Closes February 8, 2023
  •  NA
  • #Museums


Job Summary

Join the Gallery as it prepares to re-open, to lead the new creative offer for young people aged 14-21 years. You will produce new creative projects and programmes to explore culture, society and identity through portraiture.

Job Description

The National Portrait Gallery houses a unique collection of all forms of portraiture of the people who have made or are currently contributing to British history and culture; the collection is the most comprehensive of its kind in the world.

Young People's Programme Manager
Full time, 40 hours per week
£36,946 per annum
Fixed term 12 month maternity cover

Purpose of the Job:

To manage, develop and evaluate the Gallery's work with young people aged 14-21 who are either in informal learning environments or engaging independently. To develop and prioritise the offer for these audiences by designing and commissioning vibrant and innovative programmes, projects, and resources. In particular, to embed peer-led consultation and peer-led practice and evaluation across all aspects of the Gallery's programme of informal activity for young people, and develop and grow the excellent work of the Gallery's active Youth Forum.

A transformed National Portrait Gallery will re-open to the public in summer 2023. This will enable increased capacity and reach for young people on-site and online, NEET groups and harder to reach audiences as a priority.

Further information about the role as well as details of how to apply can be found below.

Closing date for returned applications is 9:00am on Wednesday 8 February.

Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams on Monday 20 February. Please indicate on your form if you will be unable to make these dates.

We are committed to the employment and development of disabled people. We guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for this post. To be invited to interview/assessment, you must show in your supporting statement that you meet the minimum criteria for the role, across all essential criteria. If you tell us that you have a disability we can make reasonable adjustments at interview, and, if you join us, to your work arrangements.

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