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MK Skate Exhibition Assistant, Milton Keynes Council

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About the project

 

Milton Keynes has played a seminal role in the development of UK skateboarding culture. During the late 1980s and early '90s it was the skateboarding capital of the UK and is still the lead city for street skating, in 2004 it developed and opened Europe’s first skate plaza, The Buszy. At the centre of the project is a five-week exhibition in Centre:MK. The exhibition will narrate the chronology of the development of skateboarding in MK from the late 1970s through to the present; highlighting key moments, ground-breaking skateboarders, and the creative culture associated with skateboarding in the city. The project is funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund and Milton Keynes Council and is supported by Centre:MK, Living Archive Milton Keynes, and the Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies.

 About the role

The MK Skate team are looking for three to four enthusiastic exhibition assistants to ensure that all our visitors enjoy their visit to the exhibition and leave with a greater understanding of the history and culture of skateboarding in Milton Keynes.

Exhibition assistants will be paid an hourly rate of £9.00 per hour. This will be paid on a self-employed freelance basis.

How to Apply

For full details please see ttps://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/leisure-tourism-and-culture/culture/arts-organisations

To apply please send a covering letter (no more than 500 words), a CV and an outline of your availability to CULTURE@Milton-keynes.gov.uk by 11am August 26th.