We are seeking to appoint a Heritage Trainee at an exciting time in the Museum’s development. The Museum of Oxford is working on a £3m, National Heritage Lottery Funded (NHLF) supported project Oxford’s Hidden Histories. This project will open up and share the heritage of the city’s communities through stories that radiate out from the historic Town Hall building at its centre. The project will make accessible objects currently in store; uncover archival records mapping the City’s development; and explore Oxford's intangible heritage through the memories of local people. The project will enable the museum to develop as a community hub; for people to engage in exploring the heritage to inform their lives today, taking pride in sharing and celebrating their city’s story
The Heritage Trainee (HT) is a new NLHF funded 6 month trainee placement and has been created to support the delivery of exhibitions programmes and activities for the Oxford’s Hidden Histories project (and as detailed in the Oxford’s Hidden Histories NLHF Activity Plan - available on request).
The purpose of this programme is to support trainees to gain skills and knowledge to work in the museum sector so we don’t expect you to have any previous experience. The programme will also enable them to gain real experience to refer to in future job applications.
Oxford Town Hall