National Museum Jobs

Search here for jobs across the UK’s national and major regional museums, libraries and archives.

For enquiries about any of the vacancies listed here please contact the relevant organisation directly.  Click the 'More information' button for each vacancy or click here for links to our members’ websites.

Learning Support Officer [pdf]

Science Museum Group

The Learning department at the Science Museum is looking for someone to join their Learning Support team, with a passion for customer service, strong admin skills and an interest in supporting educational groups to make the most of the experiences offered by the Science Museum.

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Location:Science Museum, London
Category:Administration
Salary:£15,500 - £17,500 dependent on skills and experience
Type of Contract:Permanent
Hours:Full Time
Contact Telephone Number: 0207 942 4000
added: April 17, 2014 deadline: April 28, 2014

National and International Partnerships Officer [pdf]

National Museums Scotland

This appoinment will assist in the delivery of the National Museums national and international programmes. You will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of certain programmes. In addition, you will support the Head of National and International Partnerships to ensure effective delivery of programmes resulting from our National Strategy (2011) and International Strategy (2013).

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Location:Edinburgh
Category:Events
Salary:£18,625 - £21,127 per annum plus membership of Civil Service pension scheme
Type of Contract:Permanent
Hours:Full Time
Contact Telephone Number: 0131 247 4094
added: April 17, 2014 deadline: May 2, 2014

Visitor Insight Assistant [pdf]

National Media Museum

The National Media Museum is part of the Science Museum Group (SMG) which is devoted to the history and contemporary practice of science, medicine, technology, industry and media.

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Location:Bradford
Category:Front of house/visitor services
Salary:£15,600 - £16,500 per annum
Type of Contract:Permanent
Hours:Full Time
Contact Telephone Number: 01904686249
added: April 17, 2014 deadline: May 13, 2014

Volunteer Manager (part-time) [pdf]

Royal Air Force Museum

The Royal Air Force Museum is Britain’s National Museum that tells the story of the RAF through its people and collections. It has three sites (Hendon, Cosford and Stafford) and a trading company which supplements its funding which comes principally from the Ministry of Defence.

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Location:London
Category:Other
Salary:£17,697
Type of Contract:Temporary
Hours:Part Time
Contact Telephone Number: 020 8205 2266
added: April 17, 2014 deadline: May 7, 2014

First World War Education Officer [pdf]

Royal Air Force Museum

The Royal Air Force Museum is Britain’s National Museum that tells the story of the RAF through its people and collections. It has three sites (Hendon, Cosford and Stafford) and a trading company which supplements its funding which comes principally from the Ministry of Defence.

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Location:London
Category:Education
Salary:£25,417
Type of Contract:Temporary
Hours:Full Time
Contact Telephone Number: 020 8205 2266
added: April 17, 2014 deadline: May 6, 2014

Head of Interpretation and Exhibitions [pdf]

Royal Air Force Museum

The Royal Air Force Museum is Britain’s National Museum that tells the story of the RAF through its people and collections. It has three sites (Hendon, Cosford and Stafford) and a trading company which supplements its funding which comes principally from the Ministry of Defence.

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Location:London
Category:Other
Salary:£45,262
Type of Contract:Permanent
Hours:Full Time
Contact Telephone Number: 020 8205 2266
added: April 17, 2014 deadline: May 5, 2014

Volunteer Manager (part-time) [pdf]

Royal Air Force Museum

The Royal Air Force Museum is Britain’s National Museum that tells the story of the RAF through its people and collections. It has three sites (Hendon, Cosford and Stafford) and a trading company which supplements its funding which comes principally from the Ministry of Defence.

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Location:Cosford
Category:Other
Salary:£11,066
Type of Contract:Temporary
Hours:Part Time
Contact Telephone Number: 01902 376200
added: April 17, 2014 deadline: May 8, 2014

Registrar – Part Time Job Share [pdf]

Imperial War Museums

You will administer loans for the Centenary of the First World War loans programme and be able to deal with a busy workload.

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Location:IWM London
Category:Collections Care
Salary:£26,571min to £33,213 (pro rata)
Type of Contract:Contract
Hours:Part Time
Contact Telephone Number: 020 7416 5234
added: April 17, 2014 deadline: May 2, 2014

Retail & Admissions Assistant (full time) [pdf]

Imperial War Museums

The Retail & Admissions department generates income in excess of £12 million and welcomes over 2 million visitors each year. The department has Retail and Admissions operations across all of the IWM branches and we are currently looking for full time permanent and seasonal Retail and Admissions Assistants to work at our three London branches - IWM London, Churchill War Rooms and HMS Belfast.

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Location:London
Category:Front of house/visitor services
Salary:£15,655 moving to £16,751 after one year’s satisfactory service in the post
Type of Contract:Other
Hours:Full Time
Contact Telephone Number: Sam, 020 7416 5234
added: April 16, 2014 deadline: April 28, 2014

Retail & Admissions Assistant (Part Time) [pdf]

Imperial War Museums

The Retail & Admissions department generates income in excess of £12 million and welcomes over 2 million visitors each year. The department has Retail and Admissions operations across all of the IWM branches and we are currently looking for part time permanent and seasonal Retail and Admissions Assistants to work at our three London branches - IWM London, Churchill War Rooms and HMS Belfast.

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Location:London
Category:Front of house/visitor services
Salary:£15,655 pro rata moving to £16,751 pro rata after one year’s satisfactory service in the post
Type of Contract:Permanent
Hours:Part Time
Contact Telephone Number: Sam, 020 7416 5234
added: April 16, 2014 deadline: April 28, 2014

V&A Museum of Childhood – Head of Learning [pdf]

Victoria & Albert Museum

The V&A is the world's leading museum of art and design. We enrich people's lives by promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world. The V&A Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green is part of the V&A family of museums and houses the nation’s finest and largest childhood collections.

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Location:Museum of Childhood
Category:Education
Salary:Band 3 £35,684 - £44,893
Type of Contract:Permanent
Hours:Full Time
Contact Telephone Number: 020 7942 2937
added: April 16, 2014 deadline: May 5, 2014

Assistant Preventative Conservator [pdf]

National Museums Scotland

You will support the delivery of a comprehensive and unified programme of preventative conservation across all National Museums Scotland sites. You will perform monitoring and reporting duties and provide technical assistance to promote best practices throughout the Museum for the long-term preservation of its collections.

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Location:EDinburgh
Category:Conservation
Salary:£22,690 - £25,413 per annum
Type of Contract:Temporary
Hours:Full Time
Contact Telephone Number: 01312474094
added: April 16, 2014 deadline: April 29, 2014

Sculpture Conservator [pdf]

Victoria & Albert Museum

The V&A is the world's leading museum of art and design. We enrich people's lives by promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world.

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Location:Victoria and Albert Museum
Category:Conservation
Salary:Band 5 £25,407 - £30,537
Type of Contract:Contract
Hours:Full Time
Contact Telephone Number: 020 7942 2937
added: April 16, 2014 deadline: May 5, 2014

Loans Assistant [pdf]

National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery houses a unique collection of portraiture in all forms of the people who have made or who are currently contributing to British history and culture. With more than 2 million visitors each year, the Gallery is one of the UK’s most important and popular galleries.

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Location:London
Category:Collections Care
Salary:£21,093 per annum
Type of Contract:Permanent
Hours:Part Time
Contact Telephone Number: 0207 306 0055
added: April 15, 2014 deadline: April 28, 2014

Corporate Development Manager [pdf]

National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery houses a unique collection of all forms of portraiture of the people who have made or who are currently contributing to British history and culture. With more than 2 million visitors each year, the Gallery is one of the country’s most important and popular galleries.

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Location:London
Category:Fundraising/development
Salary:£24,000 - £31,000 per annum
Type of Contract:Permanent
Hours:Full Time
Contact Telephone Number: 0207 306 0055
added: April 15, 2014 deadline: April 28, 2014

Clerk of Works [pdf]

Victoria & Albert Museum

he V&A is the world's leading museum of art and design. We enrich people's lives by promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world.

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Location:Victoria and Albert Museum
Category:Buildings and facilities
Salary:Band 4 £30241 - £36349
Type of Contract:Permanent
Hours:Full Time
Contact Telephone Number: 020 7942 2937
added: April 15, 2014 deadline: May 9, 2014

Host [pdf]

Museum of London

As the leading museum for London, we tell the story of the world’s greatest city and its people – so why not make this the place to discover your story of London?

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Location:London
Category:Front of house/visitor services
Salary:£18,564 per annum (pro rata for part time posts)
Type of Contract:Permanent
Hours:Other
Contact Telephone Number: 020 7814 5792
added: April 14, 2014 deadline: April 27, 2014

Information Assistant [pdf]

Tate

As an Information Assistant you will work to ensure that all visitors get the most out of their visit to the gallery by sharing information and knowledge with visitors and staff, and by creating resources to support the Visitor Experience department and wider organisation.

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Location:Millbank / Bankside
Category:Front of house/visitor services
Salary:£16,199 per annum (ie pro rata to the full-time equivalent salary of £20,249 per annum)
Type of Contract:Permanent
Hours:Part Time
Contact Telephone Number: 020 7887 6563
added: April 14, 2014 deadline: April 27, 2014

Visitor Fundraiser [pdf]

Science Museum Group

You'll be part of the museum that is responsible for generating income, funding and charitable donations to support all of the work of the Museum of Science and Industry. Ideally, you will have experience in a fundraising, charity or sales role – and have the skills and personality to engage visitors, solicit donations, sell guidebooks and promote the benefits of Gift Aid.

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Location:Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester
Category:Fundraising/development
Salary:£8,354 pro rata (FTE £14,421)
Type of Contract:Permanent
Hours:Part Time
Contact Telephone Number: 0161 606 0105
added: April 14, 2014 deadline: April 27, 2014

Railway Officer [pdf]

Science Museum Group

Manchester as a 21st century city of science, technology and innovation. MOSI’s 7 acre site is home to five listed buildings, including the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway station, and attracts over 600,000 visitors every year.

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Location:Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester
Category:Technician
Salary:£19,965
Type of Contract:Contract
Hours:Full Time
Contact Telephone Number: 0161 606 0105
added: April 14, 2014 deadline: May 11, 2014

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