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Museum Press and Marketing Leader

Help London Canal Museum punch above our weight with the press and media

What you'll get from us

  • Become a key part of our museum and help create a volunteer team of your own

  • Great experience of marketing management and leadership

  • Genuine 'real world' experience to enhance your CV

  • Learn and hone your media and writing skills

  • Discount in our museum shop and free access to our monthly illustrated talks

  • Hearty thanks and huge appreciation from our volunteers and trustees

  • Encouragement and assistance all the way from our Volunteering and Training Manager

  • Work with some great volunteer teams at the museum

  • Linked In endorsements for the right candidate

What we need from you

  • Excellent English, a lively writing style and a way with words

  • Accurate in written English and able to spot a split infinitive a mile off.

  • Able to motivate a team of eager volunteers to help you, and organise their roles

  • Happy to work from the museum or from home. Access to a computer would help.

  • A current knowledge of press and media practices and ability to find new media outlets for our news.

  • Some ideas on helping us to develop some mailing lists

  • Write press releases, set up interviews and promote our museum and activities

  • Able to spot a good angle and create exciting stories of the museum