Manchester Histories is a growing and dynamic
charity. We work collaboratively with people, organisations and partners to reveal
and celebrate the stories of the people and places that make up Greater
Manchester. We connect people together to explore the past and shape the future through
histories and heritage.
Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, a Heritage Lottery Fund grant will enable Manchester Histories and People’s History Museum to work in partnership with Manchester City Council, Historic England, University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University as well as a host of other partners and individuals across Greater Manchester to deliver the Peterloo 2019 project, which will commemorate one of the most significant episodes in the history of Britain’s struggle for universal suffrage.
Together with a wide range of
cultural organisations and communities, we will be delivering a programme of
new work and special events which will run from June - August 2019. The
programme will commemorate one of the most important episodes in the history of
Greater Manchester. Marking Manchester, a radical city like no other.
We are seeking to appoint two new team members:
1.) An innovative and
experienced Full Time Digital Content Manager to maximise audience
engagement across all the organisation’s digital channels. Including a newly
developed web platform by our commissioned partners Dinosaur Communications.
With a passion for user-centred
principles, and an eye for quality, accuracy, and improvement, the Digital
Content Manager will drive the management, and optimisation of Manchester
Histories digital content, whilst also taking a hands-on approach to delivering
digital content for a broad range of audiences and objectives.
organised and experienced Part Time Administrator to
provide finance and administrative support to the organisation, based in the
Manchester Histories office in the University of Manchester.
To apply for either of these roles, please send
- your current CV
- a full covering letter
(maximum 2 pages), with details of all relevant professional experience and
skills, and why you consider you are appropriate for the role. Please also
include the names and contact details of two referees
- a completed equal opportunities form.
Please find Job Description/Specification/Equal
Opportunities form here:
Digital Content Manager
Manchester Histories is committed to promoting
equal opportunities and encourages and welcomes applications from all
sections of the community.
Send completed applications and equal
opportunities form to:
Please mark clearly in subject text which job you are applying for
Or Janine Hague, Manchester Histories, Room 3.17
Mansfield Cooper Building,
University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester
Deadline date: Monday 12 November 12pm noon
Applications received after this time will not be
Shortlisted applicants will be notified not later
than Wednesday 14th November. If
you haven’t heard by this date, unfortunately your application has not been
Proposed interview date: Monday 19 November
Thank you for your interest. We look forward to
receiving your application.
If you have any questions about the role, please
phone Karen Shannon 0161306 1982
Help us to bring to life the story, legacy and spirit of Peterloo, sharing
facts and insights, as well as highlighting events and ways that people can get