Vacancy for a Project Manager at the Black Cultural Archives

Black Cultural Archives is looking for a Project Manager for the project “Securing the future of Black British History”.

Inspired by Pan-African civil rights leader Queen Mother Moore, the founders of the Black Cultural Archives established the, in 1981 with a mission to create Britain’s first museum dedicated to representing the culture on history of Black people in Britain. Today they are a national institution dedicated to collecting, preserving and marking the histories of Black people in Britain and their place in British history. Their collection of original archive materials constitutes a permanent record, and their ambition is to embed this presence into the broader British narrative and increase the understanding of this diverse heritage.

This role is key to the ongoing resilience of BCA. They are seeking a Project Manager to run a National Lottery Heritage Fund project: ‘Securing the future of Black British History’.

This person will be a key member of the team helping to steer BCA through the uncertainties of the pandemic world into a secure future as a robust, innovative and flexible heritage organisation.

BCA is looking for someone with proven experience of working with the National Lottery Heritage Fund, as well as with project management in the arts sector. Experience or an interest in Black history is essential. You should be flexible, proactive and have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate a sound problem solving approach to your work. The team is working remotely. You will be able to use online video conferencing software, to access online documents and to build teams and camaraderie at a distance.

Deadline for applications: 26 May 2020.

Find out more about salary and how to apply at: https://blackculturalarchives.org/vacancies

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