Oral History Specialist (Alnwick)


We are seeking a freelance oral history specialist to support the delivery of the ‘Out of Town’ Museum project. This is a Heritage Lottery Funded contract worth up to £20,000 which will start in February 2019 and run until the end of the OOT project in June 2022.

The role will include:

  • Providing oral history training to volunteers
  • Supporting volunteers to collect and record oral histories
  • Reviewing all oral history records and preparing them for archive within the Northumberland Archive held at Woodhorn Museum
  • Updating the OOT website and uploading information and oral history

Submissions should include the applicant’s cv, a methodology and scope for the work, timetable for delivery and likely project outputs. The fee proposal to include a time-based fee and expenses.

Further details available from www.bailiffgatemuseum.co.uk

Applications should be addressed to ask@bailiffgatemuseum.co.uk

Closing date for submissions: Noon on Monday 21st January 2019

Post Duration: Three and a half years 
Post Hours: Variable per week

Salary:£20k over lifetime of project (approx £6k pa)