Balsall Heath Local History Society

Job Vacancy

Job Title: Project Officer

Salary Scale: £24,000pa (pro rata £12 per hour)

Hours of work: 12 hours per week (some evening and weekend work will be required)

Contract Term: To January 2020

Project Officer required for an exciting new Heritage Lottery funded project: “The Story of the Children’s Emigration Homes” which were founded in Highgate in 1872. The aim of the project is to raise awareness of the work of the Homes and make contact with surviving relatives. To take the major responsibility for co-ordinating and organising the Project and to report on progress regularly to the committee of the Society and the Heritage Lottery as required. Experience of project management and of digitising photographic, video, audio and other materials for putting on the internet is essential along with Graduate or teaching qualifications or equivalent and a good understanding of written English

Closing date: 18th April 2018 5pm

Interviews will be held: 24th April 2018

Further details and an application form available from

It is a condition of employment that the successful candidate obtains a satisfactory DBS Disclosure.

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