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Subject: Position at Windsor Castle

Position at Windsor Castle

From: Laura Lefeuvre <laura.lefeuvre<-at->
Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Assistant Conservator (Survey)
Windsor Castle

3 year fixed term contract (March 2014 - March 2017)
UKP24,000-UKP27,500 (dependent on experience) plus benefits

Closing date: 15 December 2013

The Pictures section consists of curators, conservators, specialist
framers and art handlers who are responsible for the management,
safety, conservation, display and interpretation of the 8,000
paintings and 3,000 miniatures within the Royal Collection.

The role: Based at the Paintings Conservation Studio in Windsor, but
covering all Royal residences across the UK, you will be part of the
team responsible for the full condition survey of paintings and
frames. This will involve:

    Examining paintings and establishing and maintaining accurate
    condition and treatment records

    Working in residences and stores, carrying out minor structural
    and surface treatments

    Recording environmental conditions in stores and residences and
    also take photographs of paintings for conservation records as

    Working with colleagues in handling, wrapping and moving
    paintings when required

The Person

    With moderate experience, preferably in a museum or art gallery
    environment, you will hold a recognised post-graduate
    qualification in Paintings Conservation

    Your interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range
    of people will enable you to quickly build collaborative

    You will possess sound administration and organisation skills
    and be able to work independently

    With the ability to work calmly under pressure, you will
    maintain the highest standards of care and conservation and

    With a clean driving license you will be flexible and available
    to travel widely across the UK, occasionally working away from

The closing date for applications is 15 December 2013.
Interviews will take place at Windsor in January 2014, with a view
to the appointment commencing in early/mid-March 2014.

For more information and to apply online please visit

Laura Lefeuvre
Resourcing Advisor
Buckingham Palace
London SW1A 1AA
DDI: +44 20 7024 4025 ext 71 3593

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