Fancy joining FG+W? Research & Project Assistant

On April 28th, 2013, posted in: news by

Frankly, Green + Webb is looking for a Research and Project Assistant to join our well respected digital interpretation and learning consultancy.

What will you be doing?

As Project/Research Assistant you will be supporting the Directors and consultants with the development, coordination and delivery of research and the implementation of digital learning projects to the cultural heritage sector in the UK and beyond. It is a role that will provide the right person a heap of experience with some of the UK’s leading museums, galleries and heritage organisations in an exciting and growing area.

The role is within a small, growing organisation so you can anticipate lots of variety in your day-to-day work. Key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with the day-to-day delivery of projects including liaison with client and internal teams to make sure key deliverables are provided on time
  • Supporting the successful delivery of field research in museums, galleries and heritage sites including interviewing and briefing visitors
  • Co-ordinating the recruitment and management of field research teams to ensure targets are met and strong data is collected
  • Drafting and proofing of marketing materials and proposals to a high standard
  • Desk research on a range of topics associated with digital, and specifically, mobile interpretation
  • Creating basic charts from outline results to enable consultants and researchers can confidently analyse large amounts of data • Organising the effective delivery of workshops and meetings for initiatives such as ME : CA
  • General administrative support including planning/maintaining diaries, record-keeping.


Who will you be working with?

Within the company will be working directly with the Directors, Associates and freelancers. You will also be liaising with client teams (at all levels) in a broad range of cultural organisations and, in doing so, representing the organisation. In both of these scenarios an ability to communicate clearly and concisely – in person, by phone and in correspondence – will be vital. Similarly you will need to demonstrate an ability to understand and empathise with individuals across, sometimes complex, organisations and project teams, manage competing priorities and respond sensitively and appropriately.

What skills and experience will you need?

The successful candidate will have experience in one of more of the following:

  • Working in a museum/gallery environment
  • Liaising and communicating effectively with cross-departmental teams
  • Basic data analysis and implementing research methodologies

Ideally you will be a graduate in museums studies, visitor studies and/or digital experience design and/or really take an interest in the way cultural visitors use digital technologies.

We are particularly keen to find someone who has a great eye for detail, is adept at multitasking and has a good level of IT literacy. As this is a new position someone with initiative and enthusiasm will have the opportunity to develop it and take on other responsibilities.

Time and Money?

Salary: £18,500 – £20,000 (Pro Rata dependant on experience)
30 hours per week – we can be flexible on days and/or hours however we may need you to work on the odd weekend
Fixed-term for 3 months (with possibility of extension/permanency)

How can you apply?

If this sounds just like you and you would be interested in joining us then please send your CV and a covering letter with an outline of why you would be a great fit to by Tuesday 14th May 2013

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