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Job: Interpretation Manager (Sound and Vision) / 23 November 2021

Do you have experience in developing and telling engaging stories to non-specialist audiences? Do you want to play a key role in an exciting project for the National Science and Media Museum?

The Sound and Vision galleries will bring our world-class collections of photography, film, television and sound technologies to the forefront of the National Science and Media Museum. New galleries will highlight the significant contribution sound and visual technologies have had on the world, and a programme of activities developed alongside the galleries will raise aspirations, develop skills and increase digital confidence in young people. Sound & Vision’s galleries and activities will be a driving force in the regeneration of Bradford.

We are now recruiting for a story weaver who can lead the creative content for the National Science and Media Museum’s transformation of its public offer through the Sound and Vision Masterplan Project. As Interpretation Manager you will develop and implement the gallery interpretation strategy for the project. Through your work with the project team, architects, designers and other contractors you will ensure that the interpretation elements are creative, engaging and connect with our audiences.

You will understand the importance of design, AV, interactives and text in the exhibitions, bringing skills for writing briefs, directing contractors and designers to achieve excellence in our interpretive approach. You will also work on our collaborative community projects to develop content that will be shown on gallery.

The role will sit in the exhibitions team, but will be operate across departments, particularly the curatorial, masterplan and learning teams to help deliver new and innovative ways to tell stories about our collections to a broad range of audiences.

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