We're hiring an Interpretation and Communications Assistant!


We are seeking a research and communications assistant to work as part of the content team in our London studio.  

We are looking for a confident, creative, motivated, enthusiastic team-player, with outstanding communication skills, able to turn their mind to a range of subjects, who knows how to bring complex ideas to life, write for different audiences and cope with competing demands.  


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Educated to degree level
  • At least 2 years’ professional experience in a museum, cultural organisation, specialist design agency or within a research or communications field
  • Experience of writing copy for different needs and different audiences e.g. marketing, descriptive, interpretative
  • Excellent and demonstrable communication skills, including writing, researching, or editing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and experience of dealing with clients, who might include curators, subject experts and stakeholders
  • Computer literacy, preferably including In-Design and Keynote
  • Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of the exhibition design process
  • Knowledge of the working practices of museums  
  • Understanding of audiences and visitor behaviour
  • Curation experience, including the care and presentation of objects
  • Experience of collaborative working, including community participation projects  
  • Specialism within a particular academic field e.g. history, science
  • Foreign language skills (particularly French)
  • Essential qualities:

    • Highly organised
    • Self-motivated  
    • Team player
    • Attention to detail
    • Imaginative, original thinker  
    • Passionate about design
    • Passionate about museums

    The Role

    This is a full-time position based in Casson Mann’s London studio in the City. You will work as part of the content team and in support of the Director of Content, researching subjects for museum and exhibition design projects as well as new business, contributing ideas and knowledge within design meetings. There may be some requirement to travel to client meetings and attend site visits.

    You will be expected to familiarise yourself quickly with the practice’s standard working procedures and design phases. You will be required to input ideas at all stages of the design process, working with the designers and directors to assist in the preparation of content notes for meetings, devising interpretative tables and other creative briefing documents.    

    You will work in support of the studio manager to pursue and secure new business. This will involve organising and preparing marketing materials, including pitches and tender responses.

    You will take some responsibility for Casson Mann’s marketing activity. This will include preparing awards submissions, managing the website and social media, preparing presentations and press releases.

    Casson Mann is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we recognise and celebrate the benefits of a diverse and inclusive team.

    Can interested candidates please email their CV and covering letter to careers@cassonmann.com.

    Salary: £25,000

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