Come and join the Manchester Histories team!


Manchester Histories is an award-winning charity that works collaboratively to reveal, share and celebrate Greater Manchester’s diverse histories and heritage. We connect people to explore the past and shape the future through histories and heritage.

We are proud to celebrate the diversity, creativity, ingenuity and social principles of the people of the 10 Greater Manchester districts. Our engagement with histories and heritage empowers people, both as creators and audiences, by recognising and valuing their stories.

We develop our work in partnership with communities, academics, volunteers, artists and organisations, so our work manifests itself in response to the people we work with and for. As a result, Manchester Histories creates work that is innovative, creative and different.

We deliver a yearlong public and community engagement programme and host the biennial Manchester Histories Festival.

Our values, aims and ambitions are set out in our three-year business plan. Which can be viewed here.

We are seeking to appoint a new team member.

A part time Marketing & Communication Officers to develop and deliver our marketing activity over the next 10 months with a possible extension if further funding is successful.

Manchester Histories strives to understand, respect and champion diversity in all its forms and believes in embracing diversity within our workforce and practices. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

We particularly welcome applications from groups who are under-represented in our organisation. This includes, but is not limited to, people of African or Caribbean heritage, people of South, East and South East Asian heritage and disabled people.

How to apply.

Please send us your CV with two named referees and no more than 2 sides of A4 telling us why you think you are suitable for this role and what you would like to gain from it.

Download full Job Description & Person Specification from here.

References will not be taken until after any interview.

Closing Date: Thursday 25th November 2021. 12 noon.

Interviews: Week commencing 6th December 2021. (via Zoom)

Please also complete the Equal Opportunities form and return with your CV and covering letter to:

Download the Equal Opportunities form here.

Please put Apply: Marketing & Communication Officer in subject of email.

Please let us know if you need any support with the application process or want to supply your application in an alternative format.


We regret that we will only be able to give feedback to those candidates invited for interview.

Thank you, we look forward to receiving your application.

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