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Job: Conservator, National Media Museum

The Science Museum Group is world renowned for its historic collections, awe-inspiring galleries and inspirational exhibitions. The National Media Museum is part of this group with collections embracing photography, film, television, radio and the web. It aims to engage, inspire and educate through comprehensive collections, innovative education programmes and contemporary issues.
The National Media Museum is seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Conservator to provide high quality interventive and preventive conservation for the NMeM collections. The post holder will be based at the National Media Museum in Bradford and will support our exhibitions and loans programme. You will be part of the team of conservators working across SMG’s museums and sites.
Required Skills:
Your recognised conservation qualification, or comparable experience, will be supported by demonstrable skills in interventive and preventive museum conservation on a wide range of paper and photographic materials.

You will be able to supervise volunteers and conservation interns and provide advice and support to colleagues working within the Collections and Exhibitions teams. The role will also participate in the safe management of hazards within the collections, complying with current H&S regulations and in-house policies and safe working practices.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be confident communicating with a wide range of people. You will have demonstrable skills in problem solving and prioritising, which will be supported by your previous experience within a museum or cultural heritage environment. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to plan and execute your own work programmes, provide statistics and promote high conservation and collections care standards.
Application Instructions:

For further information about the National Media Museum, a full job description and details of how to apply, please visit

Salary: £21,302 - £23,343 per annum
Job reference: CON/NMeM/JAN13

Closing date: 22 February 2013
Interviews: week commencing 04 March 2013

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