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Recruiting Regional Networkers for the Oral History Society

April 1, 2016 by


Recruiting Regional Networkers for the Oral History Society (voluntary role) The Oral History Society is recruiting Regional Networkers for the Society’s Regional Network. Our regional networkers act as volunteers to answer queries about oral history and related heritage projects in their local area and share their knowledge, expertise and passion for oral history. We are […]

Job: Heritage Project Manager for Manchester Refugee Support Network

September 9, 2015 by


Manchester Refugee Support Network (MRSN) is looking for Project Manager (Heritage Project) 21 hours per week (3 days), Fixed term contract to 31st July 2016 Salary: Equivalent to JNC SCP 32-34 £27,924 – £ 29,558 pro rata (actual £16,754 – £17,735) Starting salary is dependent on experience   MRSN is a grass-roots charity, run by refugees for refugees. […]

Applications open for the National Life Stories Goodison Fellowships 2016

August 23, 2015 by


National Life Stories, the oral history charitable trust based at the British Library, is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the National Life Stories Goodison Fellowships 2016.  The aim of the Fellowships is to increase public knowledge and awareness of oral history, particularly of the National Life Stories collections. In 2016 there […]

Job Opportunity: Heritage Evaluator for Jam Yesterday, Jam Tomorrow (London)

August 11, 2015 by


Jam Yesterday, Jam Tomorrow is a 3-year community-led project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, which will come to a close in June 2016. The project has aimed to bring back the forgotten history of market gardening in South West London, combining heritage horticulture and local history including the collection of oral histories of people […]

Job Opportunity: Reminiscence Facilitator, Morecambe

July 9, 2015 by


Reminiscence and Memories Facilitator for Headlands to Headspace, Morecambe Bay’s Landscape Partnership Scheme Morecambe Bay Partnership wishes to appoint an independent facilitator to plan and deliver reminiscence and schools’ education sessions to support the delivery of Project 9: Memories and Histories for Headlands to Headspace, Morecambe Bay’s Landscape Partnership Scheme. The aims of the projects […]

Job Opportunity: Oral History Project Manager, Manchester

July 7, 2015 by


The Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust at Manchester Central Library is recruiting for an Oral History Project Manager for their new project, The Legacy of Ahmed. 16 month contract, Part-time (21 hours per week- will include occasional evening/weekend work) The post-holder will be required to travel in the local community. Salary: £27,000 per annum (pro-rata) Application deadline: […]

Job Opportunity: Oral History Journal Editorial Assistant

June 18, 2015 by


The Oral History Society (OHS) is a voluntary membership organisation (and charity) supporting a wide range of people collecting, archiving and analysing recorded memories. It publishes a journal, runs conferences and events, organises professional training and networks, and acts as a centre of best practice advice and expertise. OHS is seeking an experienced editorial assistant […]