Job Opportunity with Serendipity


Serendipity are looking to recruit a researcher to work on a new project supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund and Leicester City Council. The project Archiving the Past: Reflecting the Future,aims to celebrate and record the achievements and contributions of the African and African Caribbean community to the cultural heritage of the East Midlands, cumulating in an exhibition, oral history, physical archive, and film.



Heritage Project Researcher
Full Time (37.5 hours per week)
Fixed Term (until March 2020)
£16,000 (gross) subject to experience
Closing date for application 10 October 2018
Interviews 17 October 20183

The position requires research across a vast array of areas, from research, digital inputting, setting up workshops to gather archive materials, one to one oral histories, curating exhibitions of materials.

A keen interest in the arts and cultural heritage, with particular reference to diversity in the arts, and the recognition of the history and heritage Britain’s African and African Caribbean communities is essential, alongside a good knowledge of archival research, cataloguing.

This position will require some evening and weekend work to meet the needs of the project.

Please send your C.V. and covering letter to
Pawlet Brookes,

Posted on Thursday 4th October 2018

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