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Museum Development Yorkshire Intern (Arts Council Funded)
Contract: Fixed-term contract until March 31st 2021, 22.2 hours per week worked flexibly.

Salary: £17,364 – £17,673 per annum, pro rata (actual salary £10,418 – £10,603). YMT Scale 2, SCP 12 – 13

Museum Development Yorkshire are offering part-time internship until the end of March 2021 to enable the successful applicant to develop the skills needed to work within the museum or cultural sector. Training and career development will be provided, both locally and regionally. You must have an ambition to work in the museum and cultural sector and will be expected to develop professionally.

You will primarily support the delivery of the MDY programme through the provision of administrative, logistical and communications assistance. This will include event management, co-ordinating training programmes, updating website, and social media accounts, and assisting with the development of resources and support materials.

Experience of administration within a work environment is essential as is a high standard of literacy and numeracy. You must have a demonstrable interest in the museum and cultural sector but experience of working or volunteering in a museum or gallery environment, whilst not essential, would be an advantage.

Museum Development is funded by Arts Council England (ACE) as part of a national programme. In Yorkshire, Museum Development is delivered by York Museums Trust through Museum Development Yorkshire (MDY). It supports museums across Yorkshire to manage their resources, look after their collections and provide services to their audiences in ways that meet or exceed recognised standards within the museum sector.

Due to the nature of the job it is essential that you can work some evenings and weekends and are willing and able to travel both regionally and nationally.

How to apply:

Access the job descriptions and application form at on the About Us, Jobs Vacancies page.

Application forms should be returned to us via email at:, or by post to: Recruitment, Yorkshire Museum, Museum Gardens, York, YO1 7FR. Electronic applications forms should be submitted in a Word compatible format.

CVs will not be accepted and applications can only be accepted from candidates who have permission to work in the UK. If, after applying, you have not heard from us by two weeks after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion, as we are unable to respond to every applicant.

As an organisation York Museums Trust is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

The closing date for receipt of applications for is 9am Monday 10th February 2020

Interviews will be held in York on Friday 21 February 2020