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General Conservation Vacancies

Current sector-wide conservation vacancies can be viewed on our website by eligible Icon members by clicking here.  This page is updated regularly with positions for conservators, conservation scientists and technicians amongst others.

Iconnect Jobs is emailed to all eligible members every Friday. Jobs are listed on the website until the closing date has passed. 

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Current Opportunities at Icon


Job title:  Digital Content Officer
Location:   Icon’s main office, London
Responsible to:  Membership Manager
Hours:  Part-time, 14 hours per week over 2 days
Salary:  Pro-rata to £25,000 per annum full time equivalent depending on
experience (i.e. £10,000 for 14 hours), plus 6% pension contribution
Term:  12 month fixed term contract commencing as soon as possible

Icon is recruiting a part-time Digital Content Officer to assist with implementation of Icon's digital media strategy, and the migration to a new website.

Icon's mission is to raise public awareness of the cultural, social and economic value of caring for our heritage and to champion high standards of conservation in the UK. Icon is the lead membership body for the conservation of cultural heritage. The Institute's growing, 2,500-strong membership embraces the wider conservation community, including professional conservators in all disciplines.

The post-holder will be responsible for delivering all day-to-day aspects of Icon's digital media strategy, maintaining and updating the Icon website; maintaining Icon's social media profile including Twitter and Facebook; supporting the development of the new website and managing the site once the migration is complete.

To apply, review the Full Job Description and submit a completed application form.  CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Monday 2nd March 2015, 5.00pm
Interview Date: Wednesday, 18th March 2015

Job Description    Application Form


Invitation to Tender

Project name: Evaluation of the HLF/Icon training bursary scheme 2006 - 2015      
Alison Richmond, Chief Executive, Icon

Planned start date: 2 March 2015
Planned finish date:
15 June 2015

Icon (the Institute of Conservation, which is the Client) is seeking to appoint a consultant to evaluate Icon’s Heritage Lottery Fund Training Bursaries Programme HB - 5 – 00460, New routes to learning through work-based training, from 2006 – 2015. This scheme will come to an end on 30 June 2015 and Icon is required to provide HLF with an evaluation report on the inputs and outcomes of the bursary scheme and its lasting legacy.

The project outcome will be an evaluation report which will need to be delivered to the Client by 15 June 2015. Further details can be found on the Icon website - Jobs File.

Closing date: 9 February 2015 (12 noon)

Invitation to Tender Document 


If you are interested in working for Icon, please click here to see our current opportunities.

Advertising Conservation Vacancies with Icon

By advertising with Icon, your job is listed on our popular web pages and distributed to the inboxes of over 2,400 specialist members. 

Both advertisers and those seeking employment should refer to Icon's current salary guidlines before offering or accepting work. 

We recommend that the minimum salary for entry-level conservators should be £24,648.

A single Iconnect advert will cost £495.00 plus VAT.

The deadline for receiving a job advertisement is 5pm on Wednesday. 

To advertise a vacancy in Iconnect Jobs please contact Rebecca Hendry by This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 020 3142 6788.



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