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Delapre Abbey

Job opportunity: Head of Engagement and Interpretation

We are looking for a talented, creative individual to join the team as Head of Engagement and Interpretation.

Location: Delapré Abbey, Northampton
Salary: £28,000 per annum

Job purpose:

To lead the creative development, interpretation, display and delivery of Delapré Abbey’s displays, exhibitions and events for the enjoyment of all.

Manage and deliver engagement and inclusion activity that enables audiences to have a sense of belonging and ultimately pride in the place they live, work and play.

Please read the full job description.

About Delapré Abbey

Delapré Abbey Preservation Trust is an independent charity and company limited by guarantee. The Trust was set up to preserve and promote the heritage and natural environment of Delapré Abbey and the former Bouverie estate. In 2021, responding to new leadership and the impact of the pandemic, we are refocussing our efforts and broadening our reach and impact.

We deliver a range of programmes and activities that support lifelong learning, curiosity and an improved wellbeing.

We promote the 900 years of the Abbey’s history, and the stories that have unfolded within and around the estate over this time. The Abbey sits within over 550 acres of park and woodland, within an urban setting.

We, with our partners, support all ages to engage with programmes that promote learning and socialising, and bring people and communities together.

We are proud to be rooted in Northampton, and to be supporting our local community who we coexist with.

We want to promote the Park and the Abbey to the widest number of people possible, connecting an ever-increasing number of individuals and communities to both nature and heritage. Through which we can support with opportunities that improve wellbeing.

How to Apply:

To apply please send your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet the person specification to info@delapreabbey.org with ‘Head of Engagement and Interpretation’ in the subject line.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Thursday 22nd April 2021. For more information please give us a call on 01604 760817.

We’re looking forward to welcoming you back. Help us to keep you safe by taking a moment to read through some of the changes that you can expect and our plans for reopening. Find out more.
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