The KEATS-SHELLEY HOUSE is looking for a new CURATOR

Monday, May 9, 2022

The Keats-Shelley House is looking for a new Curator to succeed Dr Giuseppe Albano, who'll be stepping down this summer following ten and a half years at the helm of the museum to take up the role of Director of the Freud Museum in London.  

Job Title: Curator
Organisation: Keats-Shelley House
Salary: £45,000 p.a.
Type: Full-Time Position
Location: Rome, Lazio, Italy
Closing Date: Tuesday, 31st May 2022 
Other Benefits: Plus pension contribution. A one-bedroomed apartment in the museum building is available to the post-holder free of charge. 
Job Description
The Keats-Shelley House in Rome is an independent museum dedicated to the life and work of the English Romantic poets. It holds a unique collection and library and receives many local and international visitors. There is an active outreach and learning programme in place for International and Italian schools.

Required Skills / Qualifications
The Trustees of the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association are seeking an experienced museum professional:

(i) to be responsible for maintaining the permanent collection;
(ii) to deliver a programme of events and exhibitions;
(iii) to develop digital outreach projects; and
(iv) to manage budgets and finance.

The successful applicant will also take a leading role in managing and developing the museum with responsibility for a small team of staff and volunteer placements. He or she should be educated to degree level and hold, or be working towards, a recognised Museum or Heritage qualification. Experience in museums or heritage sites is important. A demonstrable working knowledge of Italian and English is essential.

Application Instructions
Please email your application (no more than 2 sides of A4) plus your CV and contact details of 2 referees to:

Closing date for applications –Tuesday 31st May 2022

Contact Name: Dr James Grande
Contact Email: