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

Head of Facilities Management

The Design Museum is looking to recruit an experienced Head of Facilities Management. You will need to advise and establish an FM strategy and oversee contracts including Hard and Soft facilities management. Managing an effective facilities management service that monitors compliance; provides assurance of compliance to Directors; develops strategic plans for the future and contributes to continued service development and improvement.

Salary: £50-60,000 per annum, dependant on experience
Holidays: 25 days per annum
Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week

Closing date for applications: Monday 12 September 2016
Interviews: w/c 19th September 2016

Bookings Officer

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 a fantastic welcome, excellent customer service and engage with audiences of all ages and backgrounds in our amazing new home. One of the key roles within the team is the Bookings Officer role. This role is responsible for administrating group bookings, formal learning programmes, and public programme events including family workshops, talks and courses.

Salary: Full-time: £19,000 per annum (full-time), £9,500 per annum (part- time)
Holidays: 25 days per annum, (pro-rata part-time)
Hours: Full time (40 hours per week) Part-time (20 hours per week, 4 hours per day 11.00am – 3.00pm)

Closing date for applications: Monday 12 September 2016, 12pm
Interviews: Thursday 15 and Friday 16 September 2016

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: 18 September 2016
Interviews: Selection sessions will begin from week commencing 19 September 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

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