Project Curator "Becket", London, British Museum

Application deadline: Sep 13, 2019

The British Museum is seeking to recruit a Project Coordinator to support the Becket exhibition project team, working closely with the Lead Curators in the development and delivery of the exhibition and publication.

Project Curator: Becket
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
Full time
Fixed term (14 months in duration)
£25,285 per annum

Application deadline: 13 September 2019 by noon

Key areas of responsibility:

- To work as a core member of the Project Team, assisting the Lead Curators and Project Manager as well as liaising with other key internal stakeholders.
- To manage and file project documentation and correspondence.
- To obtain necessary information on loans (dimensions, special condition requirements, credit lines and copyright) through liaising with lenders and International and Departmental loans officers.
- To compile and manage a digital database with object list and images.
- To track and monitor the movement of BM objects for the exhibition between departments (such as conservation and photography).
- To assist the Lead Curators with background research, picture research and picture acquisition for the exhibition and publication, and to coordinate new photography and manage photographic orders.

Person specification:

With a degree in relevant subject, the successful candidate will have demonstrable museum experience, project experience and research experience. They will be an excellent communicator at all levels and a team player who thrives on challenge. They will be adaptable, resourceful, imaginative, with ability to assess priorities and meet deadlines. They will have high proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and managing digital imagery.

JOB: Project Curator "Becket", London, British Museum. In:, Sep 10, 2019 (accessed Dec 5, 2019), <>.

Contributor: Naomi Speakman

Contribution published: Sep 10, 2019

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