Sector Opportunities

Freelance Evaluator for Imagine: a hundred years of homes in Bath

Bath Records Office (BRO), Creativity Works and the Genesis Trust are seeking an evaluation consultant to review the effectiveness and value of  – Imagine: a hundred years of homes in Bath. The project is funded by the Wellcome Trust.



Freelance Evaluator role to assess the following related to a Wellcome Trust funded project working with Bath Records Office (BRO), Creativity Works and the Genesis Trust exploring how creativity can increase community access to original housing and archive material.


  • Assess the community participants perceptions and awareness of archives and BRO, their perceptions of their community and relationship with housing prior to and post engagement.
  • Assess the value of creative engagement with archives, for both participants and BRO.
  • Evaluate the process of BRO working in partnership with local community groups.

The Evaluator will be contracted for circa 15 days from July to November 2022 and produce a final written report with recommendations for BRO for future engagement.

To apply, visit:

To make an application

Please include an up-to-date CV with covering letter providing recent examples of how you meet the specifications of the brief and your daily rate. Please also provide a basic outline.

The Selection Process

The consultant will not be selected on the basis of price alone as many factors will affect the success of the project. The following, in no particular order, will be taken into consideration in the selection process.

  • Relevant experience
  • Price
  • Quality of work
  • Relationship with previous clients/references
  • Ability to work with Client to overcome issues
  • Approach to working with the Client
  • Current workload and capacity to undertake this project

Aspiring to have a diverse and inclusive workplace, the project strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.

Competitive tendering exercises will be used to ensure value for money is achieved, taking into consideration proposed fees and quality of service.

Application tenders will be received and reviewed by the Project Team.

There will be a short list of candidates selected for interview. Interviews via zoom will enable a final decision to be made.

Tenders to be received by midnight on the 12 June 2022

Tenders to be submitted to Bath Record Office via email: archives[at]

Any enquiries about this project to be directed to Hannah Whittingham via email hannah_whittingham[at] or alternatively by phone (01225 477421).

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