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Working at the Foundation

Established by one of the great sculptors of the twentieth century, our core aim at The Henry Moore Foundation is to enable as many people as possible to enjoy and appreciate sculpture.

If you are interested in joining our teams in Hertfordshire or Leeds, you can find out about vacancies and volunteer opportunities below.

Our staff are based across our two sites in Yorkshire and Hertfordshire.

Vacancies

 

Receptionist / Assistant Administrator

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens, Hertfordshire

1 x Full Time, 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 9:30–17:30)
Salary: £20,000 – £22,000 + 12.5% pension contribution + other benefits

OR

2 x Part Time roles, each approx 18.75 hours per week (worked as 2, 2.5 or 3 days per week, Monday to Friday, 9:30–17:30, subject to negotiation)
Part Time Salary: circa £10,000 – £11,000 + 12.5% pension contribution + other benefits

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a key public facing role in a leading arts organisation.

This post-holder delivers an informative, courteous service to visiting public, contractors, couriers and colleagues; and provides administrative support to the Operations Manager in managing our large country estate.

We are looking for a calm, professional, well-organised individual with excellent communication skills, a confident telephone manner and a helpful ‘can do’ attitude. Our ideal candidate will have at least one year’s experience in a reception or customer facing role and will be competent in using Microsoft Office/Teams.

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Portrait of Henry Moore with 'Helmet Head No.2'. Photo: John Hedgecoe (1967).

To apply, please download and fill out the application forms above.

Completed application forms should be sent to Terry Millson at:
recruitment@henry-moore.org

Deadline to apply: Monday 6 February 2023, 10:00

Interviews: Monday 13 February 2023

Senior Curator of Collections & Research

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens, Hertfordshire
Full Time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £43,000 + 12.5% pension contribution + other benefits

This is an excellent opportunity to work in an important management role in a leading arts organisation, within a friendly and team-focused culture.

After the Head of Department, the Senior Curator is the second most senior post in the Henry Moore Collections & Programmes team. The post-holder will oversee the care and presentation of the Foundation’s collection and archives at Perry Green and digitally; and lead research activities on Henry Moore.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • a post-graduate qualification in history of art, museum studies or similar;
  • at least 5 years’ experience in a curatorial role in a museum/gallery, with 3 years as a line manager;
  • an in-depth knowledge of 20th century art, ideally with a good knowledge of sculpture and a strong interest in Henry Moore.

DBS clearance will be required as this role will have Known Consignor status. We are happy to consider some homeworking in this role.
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Colour photo with a large tree in the foreground. Sitting slightly behind the tree is Henry Moore's bronze sculpture Double Oval
Henry Moore, 'Double Oval' 1966. Photo: Craig Fordham.

To apply, please download and fill out the application forms above.

Completed application forms should be sent to Louise Olley at:
recruitment@henry-moore.org

Deadline to apply: Monday 13 February 2023, 10:00

Interviews: Thursday 23 February 2023

Volunteering

 

Volunteering with one of our teams offers first-hand insight into the work of one of the world’s most notable sculptors and the chance to experience the day to day operation of an international arts organisation. Our volunteers help us to continue Henry Moore’s mission to encourage public appreciation of the visual arts.

There are currently no vacancies for volunteers at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds or the Henry Moore Archive.

Volunteer tour guides

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens, Hertfordshire 

We are currently looking for enthusiastic people to join our community of volunteer guides at Henry Moore Studios & Gardens.

Volunteer Guides help bring Henry Moore’s work to life by guiding our educational and group visitors. Training is provided and benefits include free entry and tickets for friends as well as volunteer social events.

Download volunteer tour guide information pack (PDF)

Volunteer gardeners

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens, Hertfordshire 

Recruiting volunteer gardeners to help maintain the sculpture gardens at Henry Moore Studios & Gardens.

The gardens were designed by Moore and his wife Irina, they are predominantly rural in appearance and comprise approximately 70 acres of ponds, hedgerows, orchards, sheep fields, woodlands, lawns and a small kitchen garden.

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