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Summary Job Description


Bath Preservation Trust (BPT) campaigns for sustainability and design excellence in the World Heritage City of Bath and its rural surroundings and also runs four museums. The Museum of Bath Architecture is the place where our campaigning and our museums meet and provides a unique venue for events, exhibitions and learning about the built and natural environment of Bath – past, present and its future.


The museum is much loved but is in need of renewal and reinvention, to improve the way it tells the story of the building of Bath. It has been closed to the public since 2019 and we are reopening it for a final year in its current format, providing the chance to consult with visitors, members and stakeholders about its future layout and focus.


This full-time role will be responsible for opening the museum to the public on four days of the week (Wednesday to Saturday), to coordinate and enable the public programme and events and to engage with visitors, members and stakeholders for consultation.


As a member of the Advocacy and Campaigning team, the postholder will also be exploring creative ways to link priority themes to the museum storyline.


Job purpose:


• To open the Museum of Bath Architecture to the public, providing a welcoming, informed experience and actively engaging visitors in themes relating to the museum and consultation. This may be through temporary exhibitions and public programme or consultation resources.

• To work with and support colleagues in the Advocacy and Campaigns team to deliver community engagement relating to sustainability and design excellence in Bath and its environs.

• To support the development of a capital redevelopment project, working with the CEO and Senior Management Team.


Full details of the job description and person specification are on the BPT website:


Community Engagement Officer




Full-time, 35 hours per week (Tuesday to Saturday)

Contract Type:

Full time


Museum of Bath Architecture, Paragon, Bath, BA1 5NA

Close Date:

Monday, 19 February 2024

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