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Digital Internship, Second World War and Holocaust Partnership Programme
Salary: £16,926 per year (based on £9.30 an hour, but set to rise to £9.50 an hour from April 2022)
Deadline for applications: 9am, Wednesday 8 December, 2021
Contract length: 13 months (beginning of January 2022 to end of January 2023)
Hours per week: Full time, 35 hours a week (occasional weekend and evening work required)
We are also happy to hear from student applicants who would be interested in starting on a part time basis, and transitioning to full time once their studies are complete.
About the role:
Manchester Jewish Museum and Imperial War Museums are recruiting for a Digital Intern as part of Manchester Jewish Museum’s role as part of the Second World War & Holocaust Partnership Programme (SWWHPP).
This role is aimed at people with an interest and experience in digital technologies who have not previously worked in the museums and heritage sector. You will explore and support how museums can engage people with themes around the Second World War and the Holocaust using digital technologies.
You will be supporting the museum’s Holocaust Memorial Day project, culminating in a performative event in January 2023. You will also be working with the Marketing & Communications Manager to find creative ways to share and celebrate the museum’s collections online, and embed a digital-first, content creation culture across the museum’s team.
We are particularly looking for people with experience in content creation for social media (such as Instagram, YouTube and Tiktok).
You will receive training opportunities and a job plan for your placement.
How to apply
Send us your CV and either:
a) a single page of A4 covering letter, or
b) a 3 minute video to firstname.lastname@example.org
In your application please tell us:
- What your digital experience and work experience to date is (including any links or examples of your digital work)
- What you hope to get from the internship
- What attracted you to this internship in particular
Please also download and complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form here and include in your application.
What happens next:
If you have been shortlisted you will be invited to visit Manchester Jewish Museum (or attend a digital meeting if you are unable to attend in person) for a discussion about the role, what you can bring to the role, and a chance for you to find out more about the museum. We hope to make our decision following this meeting and will be in touch with all shortlisted applicants.
Volunteer with Us
Do you want to be part of a brand new museum? Do you want to help bring people together and share Jewish stories with the world? Do you want to support one of Manchester’s most beautiful historic buildings?
We are now recruiting for volunteers in a number of roles.
You belong with us
Are you interested in joining an inclusive and ambitious creative organisation? Do you want to help us bring people together to connect and share our stories?
We pride ourselves on being a welcoming and inclusive organisation, actively celebrating diversity and promoting acceptance and inclusivity. We value the benefits that diverse perspectives bring to our team and practise. We recognise we currently under-represent black people, people of colour, people with disabilities and those with intersecting identities in our team. We also seek to include self-identifying Jewish representation across our team. We are actively working to address this and encourage applicants from these identities and are committed to positive policies to promote equal opportunity in the development and growth of the museum industry.
While the successful candidate will be selected purely on merit, in the event of a tie between two candidates with equal experience, we may select a candidate who helps us better represent the communities the museum serves.