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 relocate to new expanded premises in Kensington’s cultural quarter. Come and join a team that is creating a museum for the 21st century.

Current vacancies

Senior Curator

An exciting opportunity has come up at the Design Museum for a Senior Curator to play a key role in shaping and delivering the forthcoming exhibitions programme at the new museum, which opens in west London in 2016.

Salary: £32-35,000, dependent on experience
Annual leave:25 days pro rata
Hours: Full time, 40 hours

Closing date for applications:14 September 2015, 5.00pm
Interviews: w/c 21 September 2015

Client Project Manager

The Client Project Manager will play a key role in the delivery of the project to relocate the Design Museum to spectacular new premises on Kensington High Street in 2016 and create the most inspiring museum of design in the world. With the fit out contract underway, the Design Museum is looking for an experienced Project Manager to bring this ambitious project to a successful opening in a little over a year.

Salary: c£50k based on experience
Annual leave: 25 days per annum
Hours: Full time, 40 hours

Closing date for applications: 21 September 2015, 9:00
Interviews: w/c 28 September 2015

Casual Retail Sales Assistants

The Design Museum is seeking to recruit keen, enthusiastic and experienced retail sales assistants to work in the museum’s shop at our premises at Shad Thames, Butlers Wharf, London. There are three casual posts available.

You will have a passion for good customer service, be proactive and able to use your initiative. You will also be reliable, with excellent time keeping and a flexible approach to work, being able to respond to a range of situations when dealing with the public and your colleagues.

Closing date for applications: 21 September 2015, 9:00
Interviews are scheduled for: w/c 28 September 2015

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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