The Natural History Museum (NHM) is a world-class visitor attraction, leading science research centre and commercial event space. We use our unique collections and unrivalled expertise to tackle the biggest challenges facing the world today. We care for more than 80 million specimens, both in our London and Tring museums, spanning billions of years and welcome more than five million visitors annually.
We are at a pivotal moment in our history as we will soon launch a new strategy setting out our role as the natural world faces increasing threats. Building on our world-leading collection, global reputation for science and as one of the world's leading visitor attractions, the NHM has ambitious plans leading up to the 150 anniversary of the opening of the Waterhouse Building in 2031, making this a truly exciting time to be part of the NHM team.
About the role
We are looking for a Coordinator to support the National Public Programmes (NPP) team in building and maintaining a range of partnerships on a local and national level. You will be a key addition to the team, in ensuring a resilient team which has increasing demands to deliver a range of national projects, including Dippy on Tour and the urban Nature Project. You will also have a specific focus on delivering the Sustainable Futures project, supported by corporate funder Johnson Mathey.
You will provide administrative and delivery support to a wide variety of projects that build relationships with schools, teachers, community groups, and other natural history museums and institutions. Your internal relationships will include Learning & Audiences, and Digital Media & Marketing teams.
You will also support delivery for Exhibition Road collaborations which require substantial coordination.
The role is a great entry point to a career in museums, science and heritage, with career development opportunities.
You to bring strong administrative and organisational skills and some experience of working with external partners to the role. A strong communicator, you can also manage and prioritise a varied workload.
A flexible and positive attitude, with the desire to create new opportunities and think creatively about challenges, will see success in the role.
Fixed Term Contract, 36 months
How to apply
To apply, please visit and upload your CV with a covering letter, which clearly outlines how you meet our person specification.
Closing 9am on Tuesday 29 October 2019