Work Opportunities at Auckland Castle

As a rapidly growing organisation we are working hard to deliver an ambitious plan and vision over the next few years

Auckland Castle provides opportunities in a wide range of areas covering an even wider range of skills, from horticulture, education and catering, to maintenance, commercial operations and head office type jobs. In addition, once we re-open in 2018, we will require many employees to join for seasonal work, as well as volunteers. The majority of employees will be recruited locally.

We are firmly committed to developing our employees and providing fantastic opportunities for personal development, utilising skills in a creative environment. Auckland Castle Trust operates an equal opportunity policy.

Commercial Director
Salary: Dependent on experience
We are looking to appoint an ambitious and enterprising Commercial Director to develop and deliver a commercial strategy which is integral to the Trusts long term sustainability plan.  You will demonstrate excellent leadership skills and will be an expert voice on our commercial strategy both within the organisation and externally with key stakeholders. You will have the ability to identify new commercial opportunities and the ability to challenge thinking in order to ensure that any existing income generating opportunities are maximised, thinking outside the box is welcomed!

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To apply please send in your CV and a covering letter no more than two sides of A4 to recruitment@aucklandcastle.org by Friday 31 March 2017.

 

Facilities Management Director
Salary: Dependent on experience
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and leading the reshaped Facilities Management (FM) Department, the FM Director will be an integral part of the Senior Executive team.  The post holder will bring exceptional leadership and management skills to the FM team, enabling them to deliver across the entire ACT portfolio. Responsible for both hard and soft FM, you will be a strong communicator with extensive experience in leading a ‘best in class’ customer facing team of both directly employed and contracted staff.  People are our biggest asset and you will be responsible for all aspects of the line management of the FM team, ensuring their professional development and personal care is a top priority.

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To apply please send in your CV and a covering letter no more than two sides of A4 to recruitment@aucklandcastle.org by Friday 31 March 2017.

 

Museum Delivery Director
Salary: Dependent on experience
We are looking to appoint a Museums Delivery Director. This is a new and exciting role for ACT and you will play a significant part in delivery of the Trust’s ambitious programme, creating internationally significant museum spaces including a Spanish Art gallery, a Faith Museum, a Mining Art gallery and the re-interpretation of the restored Grade 1 Bishop’s Palace.   You will be responsible for taking the creative vision for the museum spaces set by the Curatorial Director and implementing it into a practical delivery programme across all of the elements of the project within the context of the overarching ambition to revive Bishop Auckland through the creation of a world class visitor attraction.  You will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and be part of the Senior Executive team.  People are our biggest asset and you will be responsible for all aspects of the line management of the Curatorial Team, ensuring their development and care is a top priority.

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To apply please send in your CV and a covering letter no more than two sides of A4 to recruitment@aucklandcastle.org by Friday 31 March 2017.

 

Group Finance Director
Salary: Dependent on experience
We are looking to appoint an experienced Group Finance Director to lead its finance function.  This new role will report directly to ACT’s CEO and will work closely with the Eleven Arches CEO, as well as reporting to Trustees. The role is high profile and requires outstanding presentational skills, both verbal and written. You will demonstrate excellent leadership skills and will be an expert voice on our financial strategy both within the organisation and externally with key stakeholders. A key aspect will be to develop and present financial aspects for fundraising.

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To apply please send in your CV and a covering letter no more than two sides of A4 to recruitment@aucklandcastle.org by Friday 31 March 2017.

 

Security Risk Manager
Salary: £30,000 – £35,000
We are looking to appoint a Security Risk Manager, as the organisation establishes new offers ranging from world-class art galleries to formal grounds and gardens, the Security Risk Manager will ensure that ACT complies with all loan agreements, Government Indemnity Scheme standards and provides a safe and welcoming place to visit and work.

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To apply please send in your CV and a covering letter no more than two sides of A4 to recruitment@aucklandcastle.org by Friday 7 April 2017.

 

Fundraising Officer
Salary: £18,000 – £20,000
We are looking for a Fundraising Officer, As the Fundraising Officer you will identify and develop fundraising opportunities whilst actively maintaining and supporting existing relationships with supporters. With your knowledge and experience in a range of fundraising techniques, including individual giving, corporates, membership schemes, and trusts and foundations; you will be an excellent addition to this vibrant and ambitious charity.

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To apply please send in your CV and a covering letter no more than two sides of A4 to recruitment@aucklandcastle.org by Friday 14 April 2017.

 

Assistant Registrar: Projects
Salary: £22,000 – £24,000
We are looking for an Assistant Registrar, who’s role will be to play a key supporting role in the Registrar Team in the lead up to the opening of the Mining Art Gallery and refurbished Castle during 2017/8 and the Faith Museum and Spanish Gallery in 2019.  This role will support the delivery of key projects including storage and access to collections not on display, the collections database and Accreditation.

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To apply please send in your CV and a covering letter no more than two sides of A4 to recruitment@aucklandcastle.org by Friday 21 April 2017.

 

Assistant Registrar: Loans
Salary: £22,000 – £24,000
We are looking for an Assitant Registrar, who will play a key supporting role in in the Registrar Team in the lead up to the opening of the Mining Art Gallery and refurbished Castle (during 2017/8) and the Faith Museum and Spanish Gallery in 2019.  This role will assist with the administration of short and long terms loans for display, and also help facilitate any loans out from the collections held by ACT.

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To apply please send in your CV and a covering letter no more than two sides of A4 to recruitment@aucklandcastle.org by Friday 21 April 2017.