Advice for employers

Advice and resources for recruiters

Employment of Icon Accredited members is a mark of excellence in the heritage sector. Employers are therefore encouraged to assist and support conservation staff to achieve Icon Accreditation. Achievement of Icon Accreditation should also be recognised when setting and reviewing salary levels.

Icon supports the principle of parity across heritage professionals when promoting the skills and value of conservators, curators, librarians, archivists, archaeologists and historic buildings specialists.

Icon also supports the Manifesto for Job Adverts and Recruitment published by Fair Museum Jobs.

Employers recruiting for staff might find the following resources helpful:

The Fair Museum Jobs website contains a wealth of additinoal information including links to a range of sources of advice and support.