Copenhagen University

Copenhagen University

Commercial and administrative coordinator at Medical Museion (Academic officer)



Medical Museion is seeking an commercial co-ordinator to our commercial activities and projects from 1 November 2023. This includes administrative support for our programme of stakeholder-focused events and workshops (Appendix), other mission-related commercial activities.

About Medical Museion & our Commercial Activities We are an internationally recognised research museum (www. that reimagines health and medicine by engaging the public, doing research, teaching and working with our collections. Based in Copenhagen University's Public Health Department (www., we are also part of the Novo Nordisk Foundation Centre for Basic Metabolic Research (www. In each context, our work helps bridge academic research into society, and adds perspectives from medical humanities to multidisciplinary investigations. Our commercial activities are mission-focused and enable us to enrich our public and stakeholder offer, as well as to raise funds to support our other public activities.

As a new activity we are developing the Appendix room, where we host object- based debates and stakeholder meetings, as well as education workshops and other public events.

At the same time, we are also overlooking our overall activities in Front of House (the public part of the Museum), to see how we can improve the visitor experience in addition to the exhibitions and events.

Some of these projects, you will be leading, in others you will be the administrative support, but always in close collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

Key assignments

  • Commercial Development - Appendix : contributing to the development of pricing and commercial aspects of Appendix initiative
  • Commercial Development - Other : helping to instigate, lead and provide support for other commercial activities at Medical Museion: eg. café, point of sale/shop, etc.
  • Administrative coordination: providing administrative support for the Appendix initiative (stakeholder-focused museum events and workshops), working with Curator/Manager and rest of Appendix team to establish and deliver range of innovative stakeholder-facing events & workshops
  • Visitor and Stakeholder Analysis: contributing to analysis of visitors and stakeholders (existing and potential) to inform visitor/stakeholder learning and potential marketing opportunities
  • Other Administration : contributing to and helping coordinate other administrative activities as they arise across Medical Museion
  • Qualifications, skills, and experience:


  • A relevant master level academic degree
  • Experience of working with co-ordination
  • Track record of administrative work, with specific relevance to public/cultural organisations
  • Understanding of budgets and basics of financing
  • Proven ability to work in partnership with key internal and external stakeholders as well as other organisations
  • Fluency in Danish & English (spoken and written)
  • Experience of working in research environment
  • Personal, skills

  • You are used to have the overview of complicated processes with many stakeholders
  • You are a networker and an executor
  • You are a good coordinator who easily engage relevant people, but at the same time you are not afraid to do execute assignments (large or small) yourself
  • You are service minded and have focus on giving the customers a unique and positive experience
  • Desirable

  • Aptitude for and creative flair with more commercial aspects of cultural/learning-led organizations
  • Entrepreneurial instinct: eagerness to innovate and experiment with mission-focussed museum initiatives with commercial potential
  • Some knowledge of medicine, science, health topics, and of humanities subjects
  • Terms of salary and employment The position is in the section of Administrative & Front of House group. The working hours are 37 hours per week and the working hours are flexible. Joining as soon as possible.

    Remuneration is made in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations) or other relevant collective agreement. There will be an opportunity to negotiate supplements based on qualification.

    Further information For further information please contact Head of Administration and Front of House Ulla Jensen, [email protected]

    Your application Please send your electronic application via Jobportalen (Click on the link "Apply Now" at the bottom of the post) no later than 24 September 2023 23:59 GMT +2 Applications must be in English, CV in Danish or English.

    Interviews will take place on Tuesday October 3, 2023.

    Job details


    Commercial and administrative coordinator at Medical Museion (Academic officer)


    Copenhagen University




    September 14, 2023

    Application deadline

    September 24, 2023

    Job type



    Medicine,Social Science

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