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History & Heritage Coordinator

Living Bankside

£25 per hour

52 weeks; 10 hours per week

About this role

To deliver the Lives of Bankside Residents project with support from the Living Bankside History and Heritage Committee.

The Lives of Bankside Residents project is essentially an oral history project with particular focus on recording resident activism/achievements over the last few decades. The Project will produce an audio and video file of interviews with a number of residents in the Bankside and surrounding areas.

Following this the project will also produce designs for physical depictions of resident history through for example plaques and stained glass windows etc.

Person description

The successful candidate will have proven experience in working successfully with community organisations.

The candidate will have knowledge and experience in developing and delivering history and heritage-related work, with particular focus on oral history.

Keenness, enthusiasm and a determination are essential qualities. A willingness to grow the project is also desirable.

It would be desirable if the candidate has some understanding of the social,
economic and political environment of the Bankside area and the wider community.

About Living Bankside

Living Bankside (formerly known as Bankside Residentsí Forum) is a local community organisation which represents and serves residents in the Borough and Bankside Ward (including its surrounding areas) of the London borough of Southwark - London.

Since its inception in 1995, the organisation has been immensely involved in ensuring that 'Bankside is not only a beautiful, exciting, vibrant place but is as well designed and well-built as it possibly can be - a place where people are happy and eager to live'.

Bankside is home to many of United Kingdomís treasures, such as Shakespeare's Globe, Southwark Cathedral, Tate Modern, Borough Market and The Golden Hinde.

It is one of the oldest parts of London with rich heritage and a diverse, social, religious and cultural background.

How to apply

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This notice was posted on Tuesday 25 September 2018
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