Museum Assistant

Art and Design, Education and/or Teacher Training, Languages and Philological Sciences
Italy
Corigliano-Rossano
Period: 
1 Mar, 2020 to 31 May, 2020
Deadline: 
25 Nov, 2019

General information

Duration: 
3 months
Commitment: 
Part-Time
Description: 

We are  looking for students or recent graduates eager to gain experience as assistant in a Museum famous because guarding a manuscript considered as one of the most precious in the world, inscribed by the Unesco in the "Memory of the World" list in 2015.

The candidate will support the museum staff in various activities such as:  managing the museum during opening hours;  staffing the ticket office, bookshop and other facilities; assisting visitors;  running guided tours within the museum;  supporting educational activities, presentations and workshops, translating, brochures, catalogues and museum information in native language,  collaborating in the organitazion of events as seminars, conferences, exhibition.

Requirements:

Good knowledge of German, French or Spanish .

Basic Knowledge of italian language will be positively considered.

Good MS Office skills
Excellent communication skills and ability to work both in a team and independently
Effective time management and problem solving mindset 
Proactive attitude and high motivation

What we offer:

Great opportunity to learn about  management of cultural heritage.
A friendly environment valorizing initiative and creativity.
Flexible working hours
Assisting you with relocation in Rossano.

IN CASE OF APPLICATION:

please check in advance with the Erasmus Office of your university condition, requirements and financial support  

ONLY suitable candidates speaking  at least one language between French, German or Spanish,  will be contacted for a skype interview.

Compensation: 
No financial compensation

Additional Information

The Museum is located in the area of Rossano, also known as the " Byzantine Pearl " of Calabria. Many monuments remind of the glorious and splendid past that has seen the crossroads between East and West from the sixth to the eleventh century. Besides its cultural heritage, Rossano attracts local and foreign tourists thanks to its sea and splendid mountains as the nearby natural reserves of Parco nazionale del Pollino and Parco Nazionale della Sila. The Museum is run by "Insieme per Camminare", a cultural association, which regularly offers guided tours in the whole plain of Sybaris and organizes exhibitions, conventions, concerts, presentations of books and educational activities in the museum spaces.
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Independent User B2
French: Independent User B2
German: Independent User B2
Italian: Independent User B1
Level of Studies: 
Bachelor