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Charleston is a thriving historic house museum in the Sussex countryside between Lewes and Eastbourne. It was the former home of artists Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell and the country retreat of the Bloomsbury group. The house and gardens are open to the public between April and November each year, in addition to which Charleston runs an extensive public programme of workshops and events including two major literature festivals. The Charleston Trust receives no core funding but relies on it’s on own income generation through it’s enterprises activities, its public programme of events and continuous fundraising. Today, the Charleston Trust has the opportunity to restore the aesthetic integrity of Charleston (Charleston Centenary Project) by re-uniting the farm buildings with the house, while also providing the organisation with space to accomplish its vision as ‘the historic embodiment of creative innovation’.
The Charleston Trust’s Centenary Project has funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The project cost is £7m and the HLF are contributing £2.4m.
The Charleston Trust require a Project Manager to deliver the construction / implementation phase of this exciting project. This will be RIBA Stage E to L. The form of the appointment will be the RICS Standard Form of Consultants Appointment. We require a project manager who is experienced with Heritage Lottery Fund processes, restoration and refurbishment projects and community and stakeholder management.
For a job description and details on how to apply please contact Kristina Sekyere, firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for submissions is by 12 noon on Friday 12th July 2013
Interviews will take place in London on Wednesday 24th July 2013