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Icon welcomes individuals and organisations from all backgrounds who identify with the conservation and preservation of our cultural heritage.  Our membership embraces the entire conservation community as well as members of the public who are keen to learn more or show their support for conservation work.


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Since 2006, Icon has managed the UK-wide conservation Training Bursary Scheme funded with a £1.49M grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. By September 2012, in addition to 67 HLF-supported Interns, 18 people will have completed placements based on Icon’s Skills in Practice Framework funded from external sources. In May 2012, Icon was awarded a grant increase of £968,800 to support the delivery of 36 additional internships over three years. Icon continues to seek external funding to support additional internships.

Icon has also developed a Conservation Technician’s Qualification, a level-3 qualification, delivered and assessed in the workplace by participating employers. Icon is currently rolling out this programme and is in the process of mounting the qualification on the National Qualification Framework.

Membership Manager :

Job title: Membership Manager
Location: Icon’s main office, London
Responsible to: Chief Executive
Responsible for: Two P/T Membership Officers
Hours: Part-time, 28 hours per week, 4 days
Salary: £27,200 (pro-rata to £34,000 FT)
Closing Date: 3rd March 2014 at noon

For full job description, and person specification click here 

For an application form click here

Application instructions:

1. Download the application form and fill it in electronically

2. Give your application a file name according to the format <membership_yoursurname>

3. Type the file name into the box at the top of your application form.

4. Type the filename into the subject line of your email. Attach your completed application form to an email and send it to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by Monday, 3rd March 2014 at 12 noon.


Icon is the UK’s leading voice for the conservation of our precious cultural heritage. We raise awareness of the cultural, social and economic value of caring for our heritage and champion high standards of conservation.

Icon is a charity. The support of our members, partners, donors and sponsors is critical to our ability to represent the conservation profession and those who support our aims.




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