The Scottish Fisheries Museum was founded in the old fishing port of Anstruther, at a property known as St Ayles, as a trust and charity in 1969, to collect, record and interpret the history of the fishing industry in Scotland.

This post is within the Curatorial team and will involve working closely with the Curator, Curatorial Trainees and Volunteers. The team are looking for a highly motivated individual to join them to continue the delivery and development of the museum's learning and engagement service. At a time when they, like many museums, are reviewing their learning programmes in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic, this is a great opportunity to join their team to develop their offering, blending on-site and online programming for a sustainable future.

You will be required to present its collections creatively and engagingly to their school-based, family and community audiences through formal and informal learning, interactives, holiday activities, workshops, events and talks using in-person, physical, and digital media. There will be some evening and weekend working throughout the year on a duty management rota and around planned events and activities.

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Closing date Job type Permanent Remuneration Salary Salary £21,000 Job location Scotland Respond

By CV and covering letter to: Linda Fitzpatrick, Curator, Scottish Fisheries Museum by 5pm on 15th August 2021. Selected applicants will be invited for interview during the week of 30th August 2021, date and time to be confirmed in advance in writing.

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