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Senior Conservation and Display Technician, Royal Collection Trust


It's helping to bring millions closer to fascinating artworks

It's working with a shared and unique purpose, and it's caring for and presenting one of the world's largest art collections. This is what makes working for Royal Collection Trust so different.

From old master drawings, prints, and photographs to books, and portrait miniatures, the Paper Conservation section of the Royal Collection has a unique, diverse and engrossing history

You'll be the technical expert responsible for the preparation, movement and installation of artworks across our various Royal residences, as well as supervising loans to other venues worldwide.

Liaising with colleagues across the organisation, you'll ensure both moves and installations are aligned with our busy programme of loans and exhibitions, as well as the operations of the Royal Household.

You'll provide a high level of expertise and advice for the mounting, framing, packing, transportation and installation of a wide variety of paper-based artworks, ensuring exceptional standards of collections care at all times.

Managing our Conservation Technician, and supervising external contractors and other internal colleagues on a daily basis, you'll lead and develop those around you.

Reporting on the movement and condition of displayable artworks will be a key part of your role. And you'll also be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of our studio spaces and stores and specialist equipment, ensuring H&S requirements are consistently met.

You'll expand your knowledge in this role, caring for this truly diverse collection and meeting varied display challenges. And, knowing that you're enabling our paper based collections to be admired by a huge audience will be your biggest reward.

This role involves an amount of manual handling and working at heights, as well as travelling to multiple locations around the country and abroad.

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