Curator programme manager

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Curator programme manager

The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid) is seeking a Curator Programme Manager to join our expanding heritage team.

About us: There is nowhere else like The Pankhurst – Our building, and its unique place in women’s history and the history of radical Manchester, distinguishes us from other institutions and defines the way we work.

We want everyone to understand more about us – what we offer and why – and are looking for someone with commitment, integrity and enthusiasm to help us inspire and encourage women and girls around the world to join and support present-day campaigns for women’s suffrage and gender equality.

In 2018 we will be celebrating 100 years of the first women’s right to vote in the UK and we need someone with a personal commitment to gender equality and a proven track record in curation and programme management to work with us to capture and cascade the creative activities and events taking place in Manchester to celebrate the achievement of the incredible women who won the vote. And to help us to ensure a permanent home for the Suffragette legacy and naturally this must continue to be here, in radical Manchester.

We offer: employer’s contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave, birthday leave (after 12 months service), training programme and cycle to work scheme.

About the role:

Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for capturing and collating the City’s contributions to VOTE 100 and 2018 centenary events. Building stronger partnerships across the region and document new tools and tactics for engagement and empowerment that will provide a lasting legacy for Manchester and The Pankhurst Centre.

Managing the programme for the Celebrating Suffrage –Political Youth Engagement Project. This is a collaborative, co-design project working with partners to deliver the project and engage with the 1318 year olds involved in the project. Reporting and communication schedules in place and on-line platform developed.

Duration: Fixed term for 12 months

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: £25, 000 per annum

This role is open to female applicants only and is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.


For an informal discussion about the role please contact Elaine De Fries on 07432 719767  Application packs can be downloaded via the link below or by emailing

Application forms should be returned to by 8th January 2018.

We anticipate that interviews will take place during the week commencing 15th January 2018.

For information in alternative formats (for example, in braille, large print or an electronic format), please email

You can also contact us by telephone 0161 820 8414

Curator Application Pack