In May 2015 MJM was awarded a development grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a major development project. The project will fully restore the museum’s Grade II* listed synagogue building and will create a new museum extension to house new galleries and spaces for learning, events and commercial operations. As part of this project we are now recruiting for:


An experienced Activity Plan Mentor is required to assist us in the planning and assembling of an Activity Plan during the development phase.

We have taken a strategic decision to produce the Activity Plan in-house and this process will be led by our Learning Manager. The Learning Manager will be responsible for deciding the content of the Activity Plan, devising activities and writing the plan itself. The role of the Activity Plan Mentor will be to use their previous experience of Activity Plan writing to offer advice, mentoring and support to the Learning Manager, to contribute where necessary and to review and amend the first draft of the Activity Plan in preparation for final submission in October 2016.

Full details: Activity Plan Mentor – Brief

Application deadline: 19th February 2016


We are seeking new Board members to become active and energetic champions for MJM with the skills, experience, insights, passion and networks to help us develop, deliver and sustain our development project.

This is a unique opportunity to gain experience at a strategic level on a high-profile capital project. Your skills and experience will be embraced by an energetic and enthusiastic team who will work collaboratively with you to create a new and innovative museum for Manchester.

We want individuals with specific sets of skills and experience regardless of faith, background or age and are currently looking for expertise in the following areas:

  • Financial Management
  • PR & Communications
  • Marketing
  • Audience Development
  • Capital Project Management

Full details: New Board Members Wanted

Application deadline: 29th February

More details about our development project.