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Head of Communications and Engagement - £51,702 - £54,841

The Fitzwilliam Museum was founded in 1816 and opened to the public in 1848. Today, it houses over half a million works of art and antiquities spanning a period of four thousand years and representing most major civilisations of the world. The Museum has an international reputation for excellence in research, exhibitions, education and public engagement. As well as being the principal museum of the University of Cambridge, the Fitzwilliam is the largest cultural venue in the region, welcoming over 450,000 visitors a year. It is also the lead partner of the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM), a partnership of the eight University Museums and the Botanic Garden. The Museum celebrates its Bicentenary in 2016, for which it is planning a high profile programme of exhibitions and events, and the launch of it next major capital campaign.

At this significant time in the Museum’s history, this newly created post is an exciting opportunity for the successful individual to shape, develop and implement integrated communications, engagement and learning strategies to enhance the Museum’s profile, reputation, impact, reach and brand identity.

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