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Over the past 100 years the Egypt Exploration Society has supported and promoted Egyptian cultural heritage – exploring more than 150 sites and monuments, publishing more than 350 volumes of scientific research, and engaging with thousands of people across the world.

Deir el-Bahari, the mortuary temple of Hatshepsut on the west bank of Luxor, a site excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society from 1894-1904. 

In our 140th year, we are preparing the EES for its next milestone by taking advantage of the need to make our London premises more accessible for members and the public, opening up our collections, staging events and exhibitions, and welcoming everyone with an interest in learning more about Egypt’s unique cultural heritage.

This is an exciting and transformative period at the EES, and we’re looking for a Development Manager to take this ambitious vision forward.

If you’re enthusiastic, resourceful, and keen to work closely with our Director to make this vision a reality, then please consider applying. The successful applicant will be an engaging, energetic, and creative fundraiser who cares about cultural heritage and wants to become a committed and flexible member of our small team.

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The library and archive of the Egypt Exploration Society hold some of the most important records relating to British Egyptology.

Terms of Employment

This is a full‐time post*, based in the Society’s London Office. The successful applicant will be responsible to the Director and will be appointed on a three-year, fixed-term contract with a six‐month probationary period.

* Though we envisage this position as being full time based at our London Office, we are a flexible employer, so we are open to discussing working arrangements that best suit the right candidate, including the option to work from home.

Start date: April 2022, or a soon as possible thereafter
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum, depending on experience
Notice Period: One calendar month

Application Process

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Send your completed application form to [email protected] no later than 17:00 (GMT) on Friday 4th March 2022. Do not include a covering letter or a CV as only the form will be considered by the selection panel. If you would like to discuss the post further on an informal basis, please contact the Director, Dr Carl Graves: [email protected].

Applicants are also encouraged to complete and return our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form with their application to enable us to monitor our recruitment process in relation to our equal opportunities policy.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on Zoom in the week commencing Monday 14th March 2022. The successful applicant would commence their role in April 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.