Programme Officer, Institute of Conservation

We have an exciting opportunity for a Programme Officer to join our team at Icon, the Institute of Conservation, a charity and professional membership organisation dedicated to safeguarding cultural heritage and championing the conservation profession.

Icon’s Programme Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of our continuing professional development, professional accreditation and training activities to support the development of a highly skilled conservation workforce.

You will be committed to building on Icon’s achievements in standards development, education and training. This is a broad role, giving you the opportunity to work closely with Icon’s 400+ volunteers and providing a meaningful impact on the working lives of professional conservator-restorers across the UK and further afield.

Who we are 

Icon (the Institute of Conservation) is the professional membership body for the conservational professionals and a charity working to safeguard cultural heritage.

Icon’s vision is to protect, preserve and promote our treasured cultural heritage through cultivating skilled conservation professionals, supporting meaningful collaboration across the profession, and delivering our commitment to public engagement and advocacy.

How to apply

 Icon Programme Officer Job Description.pdf

 Icon Programme Officer Application Form.docx

Please complete the job application form and email it to

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Please also fill in the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form here.

If you have a specific question about the role, please email

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