Office Manager and Research Assistant: KSH Conservation Ltd
- Closes: 31st March
- Location: North West Norfolk
- Type: Full time, negotiable
- Salary: £24-28K pro rata
- Artform: Visual Arts /Fine Arts /Paintings
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
KSH Conservation Ltd has a worldwide clientele and is one of the UK’s leading independent practices specialising in paintings conservation and restoration. We comprise 5 full time experienced conservators, working on important old master and contemporary paintings from the 14th century to the present day. At any one time the team is busy with a wide variety of complex practical treatments and in-depth technical and historical study with research often leading to academic publications. This position presents an unrivalled opportunity to gain experience of art conservation and the heritage industry at the highest level while being part of a dynamic and supportive team.
The purpose of this role is to provide high level administrative support to our busy, close-knit team of conservators in addition to assisting with project related art historical research. In this varied role, the post holder will become a key member of this small team. Tasks will include accounts management, client liaison, employee management, website maintenance, supplies management, preparation of tender submissions and project reports.
Our ideal candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills, strong IT literacy (including spreadsheets, digital image manipulation, data storage and SAGE) and the ability to balance competing priorities with attention to detail. You will be enthusiastic and able to work on your own initiative. Preferably, you will have a research background and it is essential you have a strong interest in fine art, paintings, and art history. A UK driving license is essential. You will be committed to maintaining and growing KSH Conservation Ltd’s reputation.
KSH Conservation Ltd is committed to equal opportunities. For further information and a Person Specification, or to submit an application, please write to email@example.com. Applications will require a CV, letter of interest and two professional references. The closing date for applications is the 31st March and we will be looking to interview 17th-21st April.