Careers Resources

Careers Resources

Heritage and Museums Management

Prospects Profile: Commercial Art Gallery Manager

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Conservator

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Heritage Manager

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Museum/Art Gallery Exhibitions Officer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Museum Education Officer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Museum/ Gallery Curator

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Museum Jobs

Recruitment website for museums in the UK. Jobs are, however, mainly in England and often call for experience.

University of Leicester, School of Museum Studies Job Desk

Search for the latest graduate jobs and work experience opportunities in UK museums and galleries.

Jobs listing - National Museum Directors' Council

Search for current vacancies across the UK's national and major regional museums, libraries and archives.

Creative Scotland

Public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland. Their website has information on the Arts in Scotland, including news, events, funding opportunities and jobs.

Discover! Creative Careers

Links to information on a wide range of careers in the creative industries.

ArtsJobFinder

ArtsProfessional Magazine's job listing service which advertises mainly arts administration, communication, marketing and production jobs.

artsjobsonline.com

Vacancy listing for all types of jobs in the cultural sector.

Museums Association

The national association for museums professionals. The site includes information on the latest issues, events, jobs and useful careers pages, including tips on finding a first job.

Archives and Records Association (ARA)

Professional organisation representing the record-keeping sector. The Careers section of their website as information on career options, training and work experience.

Creative and Cultural Skills

Website for anyone interested in a creative or cultural career, including advertising, music, cultural management, literature, TV and design. The site includes job profiles, case studies and articles offering advice.

Historic Environment Scotland

Public body which protects and maintains historic monuments, buildings and landscape. The site contains information on all activities, events, jobs and volunteering opportunities.

English Heritage

Charity which owns and protects historic monuments, buildings and countryside in England. The site contains information about all activities, events, jobs and volunteering opportunities.

Historic Houses Association

Represents privately owned historic houses, castles and gardens. The site contains a searchable online directory of members.

Museums Galleries Scotland

National development body for the museums sector in Scotland with current information on and training in the sector.

Museum Crush

Run by Culture24 and supported by the Arts Council England, Museum Crush features stories and objects held in museums. The site also contains a listing of museums and events in the UK (see "to do" tab).

National Trust for Scotland

Information on historic properties, collections, archaeological sites and the Scottish landscape - site includes information on events, current projects, jobs and volunteering opportunities.

National Trust

Information on historic properties, collections,archaeological sites, countryside and environment in England. Site includes information on training, volunteering and events.

Group for Education in Museums (GEM)

News and information on museums education, including vacancy listings.

Association for Art History

Subject association for Art History in the UK. Their website is a good place to keep up-to-date with events, news and job opportunities.

Association of Heritage Interpreters

Membership organisation for anyone working or interested in interpretation. The site contains a useful directory of suppliers searchable by service as well as details of news and events.

Institute for Conservation (ICON)

Professional association - information on careers and training to be a conservator in many specialist areas, a searchable directory of conservation professionals, news and other online resources.

Society of Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers

Professional association for those working as auctioneers and valuers. The site contains a useful listing of members.

Insitute of International Visual Arts (INIVA)

Aims to bring the work of artists from culturally diverse backgrounds to the attention of the widest possible public. Offers traineeships, curatorial courses and other support to new professionals in the arts.

Sotheby's Institute of Art

Offers degree courses as well as summer study programmes to prepare students for a career in the international art world.

National Galleries of Scotland

Latest job opportunities with the National Galleries of Scotland.

Arts, culture and media jobs

Search for jobs in theatre, music, museums, dance, marketing and PR, visual arts, media and culture.

Local Government Jobs in Scotland

Allows you to search for jobs by local authority (Scotland) and to find out about different careers in local government.

Creative Pathways - information on Creative Careers

Information on career options in the creative sector with advice on skills and links to further useful resources.