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Wessex Engagement Lead

Are you a strategic learning and engagement expert with strong leadership abilities and digital engagement ‘know how’? Could you develop and implement a fresh and more strategic approach to our partnership’s learning and engagement in the post Covid-19 landscape?

This is a unique opportunity for the right candidate to take the lead in supporting colleagues to develop new and innovative projects that extend our audience engagement, particularly with children and young people, and members of our local communities who we aren’t currently reaching.  


How to apply

Please complete the following (no CVs):

Then return them by email to Anna Butler at Dorset Museum

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 3 August 2020. 

Interviews will take place week commencing 17 August via Zoom.

Three schoolgirls, one trying on a Roman helmet.
Wild Life in the Red

What do you think about our exhibition?

Sawfish are also called carpenter sharks...but they are rays, not sharks!

There’s also a species called a sawshark, but that’s, well, a shark!

What the heck is a lek?

Males great bustards perform spectacular courtship displays, gathering at a ‘lek’ or small display ground to try to impress the females.

Road Runner!

The great bustard has a dignified slow walk but tends to run when disturbed, rather than fly.

Belly Buster!

The hen-bird on display at The Salisbury Museum was one of the last great bustards to be eaten in the town!

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