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Job: Friends Membership Recruiter

FRIENDS MEMBERSHIP RECRUITER – 2 POSTS 1 X FULL TIME 1 X PART-TIME FIXED TERM POSTS 15 June – 22 September 2019 The Development Department works to create long term relationships with corporate bodies, individuals and organisations to support and enhance the work of the National Galleries of Scotland. The Department aims to develop a wide community of both companies and individuals with an association with the National Galleries of Scotland and are prepared to support us both personally and financially. This is done by: • Raising philanthropic funds Running fundraising programmes aimed at individuals, trusts and foundations and companies to provide support for a range of projects throughout the NGS • Creating opportunities for corporate support Running a top quality sponsorship programme and opportunities for the corporate world to use the Galleries as part of their marketing and PR campaigns. • Building a wide range of patrons, friends and supporters Providing opportunities for friends and supporters of the Galleries to participate in the life of the Galleries, through various initiatives such as the Patrons and Friends of the NGS and Friends in the USA and the Gallery

Posted 5 days ago
By National Galleries of Scotland

Job: Communications Officer

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (BAND 5) FULL TIME, PERMANENT Salary £27,553 - £30,168 per annum We have an ambitious vision to reach and engage more audiences and diverse groups, and this role will play a key role in helping us to achieve that. The ideal candidate will have the skills and imagination to produce creative content and communications that engages a wide range of people from local families to international tourists. This will include media relations, social media posts and campaigns and creating content for our website and third party platforms. We’re looking for someone with experience in delivering successful communications campaigns, dealing with media and who can really put themselves in the shoes of the audiences we have identified. It goes without saying that the right person will also have a great way with words and will be creative, pro-active and organised. If they can also turn their hand to creating video, know their Tik-Tok from their Followerwonk then all the better!

Posted 6 days ago
By National Galleries of Scotland

Job: Shop Manager

FULL TIME, PERMANENT Scottish National Gallery The National Galleries of Scotland’s Retail Department is responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient management of the Galleries’ retail operation, which includes six main gallery shops, an online and mail order service, exhibition shops and kiosks, ticketing & promotional support, product development, buying and stock management. As a member of our shop management team you will be responsible for leading a team of sales staff to meet sales targets whilst simultaneously focusing on enhancing visitor experience and ensuring first-class customer care. Key Responsibilities: 1. To exceed sales targets 2. Provide excellent customer service. 3. Control cost budgets 4. To recruit, manage, develop and motivate the retail team 5. To develop the full time supervisor and the part time supervisor, motivating them and coaching them to excel in their roles. 6. 5. To manage the ticketing function of the exhibition programme including hiring and training staff and overseeing the daily operation of ticketing function. 7. 6. To set up and take down the ticketing and pop up shop operations, liaising with marketing, SVS, buying, the retail warehouse and estates as appropriate. 8. Manage absence & sickness, labour turnover and staff retention. 9. To ensure the security of NGS cash, stock, equipment and property within the shop. 10. To carry out shop administration procedures and activities including maintaining records of stock transfers and adjustments, banking procedures and stock taking and records. 11. To ensure that retail policies, standards and practices are communicated effectively to shop staff and that they are applied consistently. 12. To build a strong relationship with the buying, ecommerce and picture library teams to identify opportunities for sales growth. 13. To work with the other shop managers and supervisors to create a cohesive retail shop floor team, working with the buying and warehouse teams to deliver the top quality 5 * comprehensive service 7 days a week for NGS visitors. 14. To receive, check and price deliveries and ensure that stock is well maintained and securely stored. 15. To monitor sales and customer feedback and provide information and reports to the General Manager. 16. To ensure shop layouts maximise shop performance while maintaining excellent standards of housekeeping and display. 17. To ensure that the NGS Health and Safety at Work policies are observed within the shop and that requirements such as workplace risk assessments are effectively complied with. 18. Drive marketing initiatives, including customer shopping events, email data capture, friends membership and gift aid growth. 19. To create a retail wide annual training calendar with the other shop managers with a focus on staff approach, product knowledge, selling skills, procedures and operational standards. 20. To work with other departments to the achievement of the corporate vision and objectives of the NGS.

Posted 6 days ago
By National Galleries of Scotland

Job: Events Assistant

Location: London £10.00 per hour Full time for 6 months (potential for permanent for the right candidate) Closing date: 30 May 2019 Interview Date: 17 June 2019 Start date: 1 July 2019 About the Company "London Scottish House is a key part of the local Community in London as well as acting as an important link connecting Scotland to the Capital. They bring people together around a shared heritage and invite the wider London community to explore Scotland’s unique history and culture. London Scottish House is operated by London Scottish Volunteer Enterprises Ltd as a social enterprise on behalf of its owning charity the London Scottish Regimental Trusts. They offer office services, hospitality and cultural programmes for business and charity start-ups, as well as being a community and heritage centre for Scots in London." Learn more London Scottish house here. The Role London Scottish House is currently looking for a motivated individual to assist in the delivery of gold standard events in a variety of hospitality spaces within London Scottish House. Clients range from commercial organisations, government departments, military organisations and charities. Working with the Events Manager and Office Services Coordinator, your tasks will include but not be limited to: Events Assistance • Plan, organise and deliver demand side charity events, corporate hospitality, meetings, conferences and exhibitions • Conduct venue space research and find resources to help staff make decisions about event logistics • Act as first point of contact for the general public by being responsible for both event-related and general enquiries via email, phone and websites • Manage booking systems and registrations, ensuring attendance is accurately recorded • Issue invitations and relevant event information to attendees/delegates • Help compile and design presentations • Assist in handling any arising issues at events Promotion Support • Assist with the collation of information for promotional literature, including press releases • Generate content for social media and PR opportunities • Assist with social media marketing and growth • Help oversee the design and placement of event advertising • Be the main point of contact for external designers and marketing agencies • Support team with ad hoc administration tasks when required Requirements London Scottish House is looking for a bright, confident and friendly individual with a qualification or experience relevant to this work. This could be a degree in Events Management or Hospitality, or any qualification or demonstratable experience of work in the hospitality sector. A familiarity with event management processes and any experience of statutory or regulatory standards would be ideal for this role. London Scottish House is a charity owned social enterprise that provides a community hub for Scotland in London. Therefore, someone of Scottish heritage or who has an affinity with Scottish culture and identity would be at home with their charitable purpose and operations; however this is not essential. You should be able to demonstrate the following: • An affinity for Scottish culture and identity • Strong organisation skills • Ability to work on own initiative but also as part of a team • Ability to work efficiently under pressure • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written • A professional telephone manner • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks effectively • Attention to detail There is the potential for this role to become a permanent position for the right candidate. If you have any questions about this role or the organisation please contact team@adoptanintern.org.uk. Please do not under any circumstances contact the employer directly as doing so may negatively impact your employment opportunity. Application Closing date for applications is 30 May 2019, 12 noon. Interviews will be held on Monday 17th June 2019 Please submit a CV and tailored Cover Letter through the Adopt An Intern online application form by clicking “Apply” on our website. All applications must be submitted by 12 noon on the closing date. In your Cover Letter, please state: A) your availability and B) relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job specifications. We do NOT accept email applications unless otherwise stated. Successful candidates must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.

Posted 4 days ago
By Adopt An Intern