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Oral History Intern
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Oral History Intern
Sutton Museum & Heritage Service
Sutton, Surrey.

Location - Whitehall Historic House, Cheam, SM3 8QD

Salary: £19,935 pro rata
Hours of work: Part-time (18 hours per week, to include Thursdays and alternate weekends)
6 month fixed term contract

Whitehall Historic House reopened in June 2018 following a two year refurbishment funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the London Borough of Sutton. The grade II* Tudor building has new exhibitions throughout, greatly improved accessibility and a revised programme of events and activities. We are now offering an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic person with an interest in oral histories and community engagement projects to gain valuable experience.

Working alongside the Heritage Engagement Officer, you will support the day-to-day planning and delivery of our engagement projects, focusing on ‘The Locals’ - an oral history project collecting stories from diverse community groups. You will assist with the development of a collaborative travelling exhibition project, as well as the delivery of engagement workshops targeted toward vulnerable adults.

You will have excellent communication skills with groups from different backgrounds, and some working knowledge of community engagement practices in a museum setting.

To apply please upload your CV to include a supporting statement referring to the Person Specification within the Role Profile.pdf

Closing date: Monday 14th January 2019.
Interviews will take place Thursday 31st January 2019.

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