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, as it prepares to open new expanded premises in Kensington’s cultural quarter on 24 November. Come and join a team that is creating a museum for the 21st century.

Current vacancies

Visitor Experience Assistants

The Design Museum is reopening on 24 November 2016 and the Visitor Experience team is growing to ensure the best possible welcome and engagement is delivered to all audiences. We are creating a new Visitor Experience team who will provide fantastic welcome, excellent customer service and engage with audiences of all ages and backgrounds in our amazing new home.

Salary: Pay rate: £8.48 per hour Full-time: £17,639 per annum (40 hours) Part-time: £14,111 (32 hours) Part-time: £10,584 (24 hours) Part-time: £7,056 per annum (16 hours)
Holidays: 25 days, per annum (pro rata for part-time staff
Hours: Please ensure you complete the VEA Preferred Hours Form as part of your application submission

Closing date for applications: 30 September 2016
Interviews: Selection sessions will begin from week commencing 17 October 2016

Facilities Manager

The Facilities Manager is responsible for the day to day management of the Design Museum and its estate. They are responsible for managing the Hard and Soft Services contracts, overseeing the Hard and Soft Services delivery teams. The post holder will ensure work is carried out to plan by the FM support teams (currently outsourced).

Salary: £35,000 -£40,000 per annum dependant on experience.
Holidays: 25 days, 8 bank holidays
Hours: Full-time (40 hours per week) Sunday to Thursday, 9-5.30pm.

Closing date for applications: 10 October 2016, 9am
Interviews: w/c 17th October 2016

Staff Benefits

The museum works to inspire, excite and engage, this applies to both staff and visitors. The museum also 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 and free entry to a wide number of museums and galleries in London.

Design Museum staff benefits

More information

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