Work at the museum

The museum is looking for bright, talented and passionate people to come and work during one of the most exciting times in the Design Museum’s history, Come and join a team that is creating a museum for the 21st century.

Current vacancies

PR and Communications Officer

The Design Museum is looking for an enthusiastic PR and Communications Officer to join their busy and dynamic Communications team. The post holder will be a key member of the team charged with promoting awareness and understanding of the Design Museum and its activities to the media, key audiences and opinion formers. They will support the Media and PR Manager in ensuring that the museum uses media relations and PR most effectively to achieve its mission and deliver its vision. The focus of the role is to generate media coverage and content that will help the museum amplify its influence and visibility. The role works closely with all teams within the museum to ensure integrated and successful communications.

Salary: up to £23,000 per annum, dependant on experience
Holidays: 25 days per annum
Hours: full time, 40 hours per week
Closing date for applications: 23 July 2018, 9.00am

Exhibitions Co-ordinator

The Design Museum is looking for a self-motivated Exhibitions Co-ordinator to help deliver its exciting programme of in-house and touring shows. The successful candidate will support the delivery of many of the exhibitions and displays in the programme, working across different project management teams. They will work on exhibition tours, liaising with venues, planning transportation logistics, design adaptations and overseeing exhibition installations and de-rigs at host venues.

This role will suit an individual with exceptional administrative skills, gained through working in a museum or gallery environment, and ideally with experience of museum practices relating to the transport, handling and installation of objects.

Salary: £21,000 per annum
Holidays: 25 days per annum
Hours: full time, 40 hours/ 5 days per week. There is some requirement to travel abroad and some evening and weekend work.
Closing date for applications: 23 July 2018, 9.00am

Staff Benefits

The museum offers a wide range of benefits including access to a defined contribution pension scheme, a childcare voucher scheme, season ticket loan, the cycle to work scheme, a variety of staff discounts including the museum's shop and restaurant, free entry to museum exhibitions for friends and family and free entry to a wide number of museums and galleries in London.

Design Museum staff benefits

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