Saturday , April 13 2024

NGO Pulse Opportunities – Exhibition and Archive Manager

  • Full Time
  • Berea

Website SANGONeT

Job Description:

The Exhibition and Archive Manager will manage the effective operation of the permanent exhibition to maximise showcasing of the Arch’s rich legacy and archives for all audiences. He/she will take responsibility for the care and management of permanent collections of materials and information in the Foundation’s archives and allow others to discover it.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the smooth day to day operation of the exhibition
  • Cataloguing, preserving and managing the Foundation’s archives
  • Managing all exhibition personnel to ensure the exhibition is run professionally
  • Managing relationships with key stakeholders and potential partners around access to the exhibition
  • Developing promotional and educational materials for a variety of audiences
  • Coordinating projects and events related to the exhibition
  • Developing monitoring and evaluation plan and providing regular reports
  • Developing standard operating procedures for the exhibition and train staff on them
  • Directing the day-to-day activities of the exhibition staff to ensure standards of service, cleanliness, security, etc., are adhered to at all times
  • Creating and maintaining accessible, retrievable computer archives and databases, incorporating current advances in electronic information storage technology
  • Organising archival records, compiling lists and inventories and developing classification systems to facilitate access to archival materials
  • Responding to requests stakeholders for exhibition tours and ensure effective scheduling of visits
  • Proactively identifying new and existing stakeholders and partners to invite to the exhibition for relationship building and potential future support.
  • Working with appropriate authorities and appropriate service providers to design content for educational materials for school children
  • Designing promotional materials for effective marketing of the exhibition

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum three-year diploma or Bachelor’s degree in History/Museology or Heritage
  • Preferably a relevant post-graduate degree
  • At least 5 years’ experience in working with archives and managing exhibitions
  • Experience in managing staff in an exhibition environment
  • Responsible team player
  • In-depth knowledge of the legacy of Desmond Tutu and a commitment to making it accessible to the public

Job Details:

Company: SANGONeT

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Berea

Application Deadline: N/A


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