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We advertise a wide range of roles across the conservation profession, including positions for conservators, conservation scientists and technicians. The conservation jobs listings are updated every week.

Please note, you must be an Icon Member to access our jobs listings - you can find out more here.

Jobs at Icon

Job title: Professional Development Officer
Location: Icon’s main office, London SE1
Responsible to: Training & Development Manager
Hours: Part-time, 21 hours per week over 3 days (Monday to Wednesday)
Salary: £25,000 3 days per week pro rata to £15,000 plus 6% pension contribution
Term: Permanent
Closing Date: 25th June 2018, 9am
Interview Date: 5th July 2018, Central London

You will be part of Icon’s Professional Development Team committed to building on Icon’s achievements in standards development, education and training. Activities include the administration of Icon’s professional accreditation framework (PACR), the Continuing Professional Development review process, the PACR Pathway and the Mentoring scheme. By assisting the Training & Development Manager (TDM) you will also be involved with the promotion of Icon’s professional standards, as well as the professional development of members and others involved in the care of cultural heritage.

The successful applicant will work three days a week from Icon’s main offices in London.  Salary is pro rata plus 6% pension contribution.

To apply, review the full Job Description and submit a completed application form.  CVs will not be accepted.

Advertising Conservation Vacancies

By advertising with Icon, your job will be listed on our popular website and emailed to more than 2,400 specialist members. The deadline for receiving a job advertisement is 5pm on Wednesday.

To advertise a vacancy online and in Iconnect Jobs please download the booking form and contact Fiona Brandt at or on 020 3142 6789.

Price: £495 + VAT


Salary Guidelines

Both advertisers and those seeking employment should refer to Icon's current salary guidelines before offering or accepting work. We recommend that the minimum salary for entry-level conservators should be £24,648.

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