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Please take a look at the opportunities listed below to join the Discover team.

Exhibition Project Assistant

The Discover team works alongside bestselling authors and illustrators to create immersive installations, designed to feed children’s creativity and develop their storytelling and creative writing skills. We are currently producing our new immersive installation opening in October 2017 and are looking for an experienced Project Assistant to support its delivery. Running alongside this we have also been commissioned to create a literary play space in Eltham Library and the role will also include project coordination for the delivery of this project opening in March 2018.

The Exhibition Project Assistant will assist with the preparation, co-ordination and implementation of Discover’s installations at Discover and in Eltham Library. The post holder will provide overall support across all of the functions of the Exhibitions Department and be responsible for all departmental administration.

The successful applicant will be a self-motivated individual, well-organised with excellent attention to detail. The applicant must demonstrate the ability to work efficiently and use their own initiative to manage workloads sensibly and efficiently without constant supervision.

To apply please send your CV with a supporting statement, on a maximum of two sides of A4, describing how your previous experience, skills, achievements and knowledge makes you a good candidate for the job, to recruitment@discover.org.uk. The statement should address the criteria as laid out in the Job Description and Person Specification and the recruitment panel will use this to assess your suitability for the post. Please also complete the Equal Opportunities form below.

Application deadline: Wednesday 5th July 2017 at 5pm
Interview date: Wednesday 12th July 2017

Exhibition Project Assistant Job Description
Equal Opportunities Form

Exhibition Production/Installation Manager

Discover Children’s Story Centre is the UK’s first hands-on creative literature space for children aged 0-11 years and their families and carers dedicated to generating a love of language, literature and stories. The Discover team works alongside bestselling authors and illustrators to create immersive installations, designed to feed children’s creativity and develop their storytelling and creative writing skills.

We are looking to hire a freelance Production/Installation Manager to manage the pre-production and installation of our latest exhibition A World inside a Book…. The Gruffalo, Dragons and other Creatures’, which will be based on the hugely popular range of picture books by ‘Axel Scheffler and Julia Donaldson.

We are looking for someone with strong all round exhibition installation and fit out experience, including construction management, lighting and AV work with a background in installing exhibitions in non-traditional or installation spaces

Key Days:

You will need to be available for:

  • An agreed amount of pre-production days between now and the delivery of the exhibition.
  • The entire get in of the exhibition (Early September – Early October)

Project fee to be negotiated on agreed time commitments and experience.

Interested applicants should send a full CV, covering letter detailing relevant projects and skills, and equal opportunities form, clearly marked as ‘Production Manager Application’, to: recruitment@discover.org.uk  by July 3rd 2017.

For an informal telephone conversation about the position please email recruitment@discover.org.uk to arrange a time to discuss with a member of the exhibition team.

Unfortunately due to the high number of applicants only successful candidates will be contacted.

Discover values diversity and is an equal opportunities employer.

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Full Job Description  Production Manager JD
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