2nd July 2014

AN exciting opportunity has arisen for a Heritage Officer to work within the club's official charity – the Bradford Bulls Foundation.

Situated here at the Provident Stadium, the role will be full-time and has been available for the successful candidate to identify and research people connected with Bradford Northern during World War I – otherwise known as the 'Birch Lane Heroes'. 


The successful candidate will be responsible for the following job roles:

  • Identifying and researching people connected with Bradford Northern RLFC during the period 1914 to 1917 and documenting their contribution to the war effort.

  • Tracing present day descendants of those identified and encouraging them to become involved in the research.

  • The creation of displays and information boards in line with the Project Plan.

  • The effective and efficient management of the conservation of any heritage items obtained by the project in line with Bradford Bulls Foundation conservation policies.

  • Safe effective delivery of project related activities including preparation of booking schedules, correspondence and emails for school based activity and other organisations and individuals in line with the project’s aims and objectives.

  • Support the delivery of specific project events organised in line with the Project and Outcomes Plan.

  • Safe effective delivery on specific projects undertaken by the Bradford Bulls Foundation, including organising volunteers, which meet both the Foundation’s aims and objectives and those of funding agencies and partners.


In order to be a successful in your application, you will need the following skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal,  organisational and communication skills.

  • A strong awareness of the needs of customers and an ability to build rapport and maintain effective relationships.

  • Experience of educational delivery, heritage research and archive organisation in a heritage environment.

  • Good IT skills particularly in the area of creating and maintaining archival record.

  • Knowledge of the history and heritage of Bradford Bulls RLFC and their predecessors.

  • Full driving licence (the post holder will be required to make use of their own vehicle). 


  • Confirmation of appointment will subject to a satisfactory DBS check at the appropriate level.

  • The post holder will be expected, when required, to work evenings, weekends and during school holiday periods.

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of the Health and Safety Policy as far as it affects them, their colleagues and others who may be affected by their work.

The salary for the role is fixed at £20,000 per annum. To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to Nigel Johnston, via e-mail, by CLICKING HERE.

The closing date for applications is Friday, July 18, 2014.