Museum Assistant

Art and Design, Education and/or Teacher Training, Languages and Philological Sciences
Italy
Corigliano - Rossano
Period: 
15 Jul, 2024 to 31 Dec, 2024
Deadline: 
28 Apr, 2024

General information

Duration: 
3 months
Commitment: 
Part-Time
Description: 

We are  looking for students or recent graduated 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES
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;

- run guided tours within the museum in english and native language

- supporting educational activities, presentations and workshops,

- translating, brochures, catalogues and museum information in native language

- create and develop educational resources for visitors, schools, families and special interest groups

- collaborating in the organitazion of events as seminars, conferences, exhibition. 

SKILLS
You'll need to have:

- educational background in history, art  and cultural heritage or related disciplines 
- Experience in managing educational activities with children and teenagers
- Creativity  to develop new art initiatives and workshops 
- Strong ability to communicate both verbally and in written form with visitors of different ages, interests, and backgrounds.
- self-motivation and ability  to work independently as well as effectively in a team setting
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office as well as the Internet for research.
- Proficiency with digital technology and social media, mobile devices and other relevant media.

WHAT TO EXPECT

- You'll typically work 22 hours per week, with flexible shifts of 3-4 hours per day.   

- Great opportunity to gain experience in the cultural field

- A friendly and dynamic environment valorizing initiative and creativity.

 - Assisting you with finding accomodation in Rossano.

 

IN CASE OF APPLICATION:

send your cv and motivational letter to [email protected] indicating:

- preferred period

- length of internship availability

- university deadline for erasmus traineeship application.

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

ONLY candidates with the mentioned skills will be  selected and contacted for a video interview.

Compensation: 
No financial compensation

Additional Information

The museum is located in the area of Rossano, also known as the " Byzantine Pearl " of Calabria that, besides its cultural heritage, attracts many tourists thanks to its 35 km of sea coast and splendid mountains nearby. The Museum is managed 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
Level of Studies: 
Bachelor