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Internal Communications Coordinator

Salary range: £29,614-£35,326 pro rata Closing date: Tuesday 31st May 2022 Download the job pack

Internal Communications Coordinator, The Fitzwilliam Museum (0.6FTE, 1 yr FTC)

£29,614 - £35,326

The Fitzwilliam Museum has an international reputation for excellence in research, exhibitions, learning and public engagement, all built around its outstanding collection. As the principal museum of the University of Cambridge and the largest cultural venue in the region, welcoming between 350,000 and 500,000 visitors a year, it fulfils its function as a crucial bridge between the University, the city, and the rest of the world. The Fitzwilliam is one of the world's leading university museums, committed to collaborative, inclusive and innovative practice, and has a team of over 200 staff and 100 volunteers. It is the lead partner in the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) consortium, which brings together all eight University of Cambridge museums and the Botanic Garden.

In line with the Fitzwilliam's mission adopted in December 2019, the Museum is committed to developing its work and reputation as a great public asset and an extraordinary scholarly resource within the University, the region, and the world.

The Museum is entering a new era, having recently welcomed a new team of Deputy Directors with a shared commitment to engage powerfully with as wide an audience as possible, producing and presenting compelling interdisciplinary collections-based research, exhibitions, and programmes. Over the next year, it will be going through a period of transformational change, making this an exciting time to be joining the Fitzwilliam.

Role Description: We are looking for a confident and creative internal communications professional to deliver and guide effective and engaging internal communications across the Fitzwilliam Museum.

The Internal Communications Coordinator will lead the design, coordination, and delivery of the Museum's internal communications; from transformation and employee engagement projects to managing our intranet and #FitzMatters e-newsletter content and communities.

Using both current and innovative approaches, you'll provide tactical internal communications to engage our teams and ensure that messages are delivered in the most effective way to the people who need to hear them.

Working in close collaboration with the Head of Communications and External Relations, the Museum Director and Deputy Director, Operations and operating cross functionally, you'll be skilled at building relationships, managing multiple projects, and offering advice to leads on internal communications; from crisis comms to longer-term programmes of work.

Location: Cambridge, with some working from home possible

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.

For an informal conversation about the post, please contact Jennifer Grindley, Head of Communications and External Relations at

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a health assessment.Interviews will be held w/c 6th June 2022

Please quote reference DA29807 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The Fitzwilliam Museum wants to better reflect the society and communities we serve, and particularly encourage applications from people from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority Groups who are currently under-represented in our organisation.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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