Archive for June, 2019

CONFERENCE: Charity Finance Group Northern Conference 2019

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

When: Thursday 27th June 2019

Where: Manchester Hall, 36 Bridge Street, Manchester M3 3BT

How Much:

The Charity Finance Group’s biggest conference in the north returns to Manchester. With Brexit a fixed feature of uncertainty in the landscape, it’s crucial for financial managers to possess the latest knowledge to maintain a robust role, and to keep growing and developing strategies at a challenging time.

CFG’s Northern Conference 2019 is the opportunity to find out the latest charity finance and sector news, and the regulatory and technical updates which you need to know. It also provides space to step back and develop room for fresh thinking as speakers share best practice and ideas in strategy sessions.

The day is a great chance for you to connect with colleagues in the sector and share issues and concerns, and have your burning questions answered by the speakers. There will also be an exhibition running throughout the day so you can discuss your charity’s key issues with specialists.

Who should come along to the CFG Northern Conference?

This event is open to members and non-members and will have valuable takeaways for those responsible for financial management in your charity, including financial managers, finance directors, CEOs and treasurers.

To find out more about the conference, the Charity Finance Group and details on how to book a place on the conference, Click Here


WORKSHOP: How to be a Family Friendly Museum Training Day

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

When: Tuesday 9th July 2019, 10.00am – 4.00pm

Where: People’s History Museum, Manchester

How Much: Free

Organised by Kids in Museums in partnership with Museum Development North West, Museum Development Yorkshire and Museum Development North East, this training day will provide a great opportunity to review where you are as an organisation and offer top tips and inspiration to develop your offer for this audience. The programme welcomes staff or volunteers from museums across the North West, Yorkshire or North East, who would like their museum to be more welcoming of children, young people and families, but need some support.

For details of the full programme and how to book a place, Click Here

NEWS: Museum Development North West Releases 2018-19 Annual Report

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

Museum Development North West has released their latest annual report for 2018-19. Detailing the investment and delivery of MDNW’s programme in 2018-2019, the report shows the impact of the work the MDNW team has undertaken in the museums sector across the five counties of the North West.

Museum Development is funded by Arts Council England (ACE) over four years; 2018-19 is year one of a four year funded cycle.

Download your copy of MDNW annual report 2018-19, HERE.


NEWS: Prosper North Offers Free Business Support Programme for Culture and Heritage Organisations

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

Prosper North have released details about a new, free business support programme for culture and heritage organisations to help them become stronger, more impactful, and make the most of the Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund investment opportunity.

Prosper North’s programme aims to improve the capabilities of around 80 cultural heritage organisations in the North of England– from music venues to community art groups, and independent museums to literature festivals – to increase income and impact, becoming more resilient businesses. It is aligned with the Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund (NCRF), managed by the Key Fund, which is offering social investments (mix of grant and loans) to creative and cultural organisations in the north of England who deliver positive social impacts.

For those interested in finding out more about the programme, Prosper North are hosting two briefing events in the North West, one in Kendal on the 3 July, and another in Liverpool on the 17 July.

To learn more about the programme and to check if your organisation is eligible to participate, Click Here

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Creative Facilitation with Young People Training Day

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

When: Wednesday 25th September 2019, 10.00am – 4.15pm

Where: HOME, Manchester

How Much: £150.00

Led by Artswork, this one-day course provides an introduction to a creative approach to group facilitation. It aims to encourage, develop and inspire those with responsibility to lead others through a facilitative process, be it for the purposes of team building, consultation, idea-generation or training. Throughout the day, we will be using a number of different interactive exercises and games in order to illustrate content. We will also look at group dynamics, communication issues and different learning styles in order to explore how these might be of impact. This course seeks to stimulate your imagination and send you home with ideas and examples of how to develop a creative approach to group facilitation within your own context.

For further details and information on how to book, Click Here.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Activity Planning Consultant for the Re-Imagining the Harris Project

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

What: Activity Planning Consultant for the Re-Imagining the Harris Project

Where: Harris Museum, Preston

Salary: tendered as a fixed price contract of £18,000

Contract: not specified

Deadline: Monday 24th June 2019

The Harris  is embarking on the latest stage of its Re-imagining project with a major capital bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund at Round 2, which includes the development of an activity plan for the delivery stage.

This is no ordinary activity plan consultant brief. They are looking for someone inspirational to support, challenge and facilitate their team to create an activity plan that knits together our significant and wide-ranging aims in a coherent and manageable format.

For further information on the role and details on how to apply, Click Here

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Capital Campaign Fundraiser, Harris Museum Preston

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

What: Capital Campaign Fundraiser

Where: Harris Museum, Preston

Salary: £28,785.00 – £30,507.00

Contract: Full time, fixed term contract to end 31st October 2020

Deadline: Monday 24 June 2019, 12 noon

The Harris Museum, Art Gallery and Library in Preston, Lancashire, is looking for an experienced, capable and enthusiastic fundraiser who can support our Capital Fundraising Manager and wider leadership team in achieving income from trusts/foundations, businesses and individuals for the Re-imagining the Harris capital project, #HarrisYourPlace. The successful candidate will research prospects, work on the public fundraising campaign and with potential donors, make trust and foundation applications, and undertake the critical administration.  They will have several years of fundraising experience, ideally across a spectrum of fundraising disciplines with a focus on cultural/heritage projects and/or capital developments.

For further information and details on how to apply, Click Here

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Learning and Public Programmes Coordinator, Sheffield Industrial Museum Trust

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

What: Learning and Public Programmes Coordinator

Where: Kelham Island Museum, although the work will be across all Sheffield Industrial Museum Trust sites. Travel will be required to other sites and occasionally further afield.

Salary: £22,000

Contract: Full time, 37 hours per week, 2 years fixed term

Deadline: Monday 24th June, 9.00am

Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust (SIMT) are seeking to recruit a Learning and Public Programmes Coordinator who will leaf on the delivery and programming of the Museums Trust’s formal and informal learning programmes across all their sites. The successful candidate will also lead on the delivery of the Trust’s partnership work with IVE and the National Lottery Heritage Fund “Ignite Yorkshire” project and line manage the interactor team and the Family Activities, ensuring that they are engaged, consulted and involved in developments at SIMT.

To download further information and a job description, Click Here.