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

Operations Manager

The Operations Manager will work closely with the Head of Operations to ensure a smooth and successful transition from our current premises to our spectacular new home on Kensington High Street. As Operations Manager you will play a key role in the relocation of the Design Museum to the new premises and the implementation of an efficient, effective and compliant operational regime for the new Design Museum Kensington going forward.

Salary: £35k
Holidays: 25 days
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week.

Closing date for applications: Monday 15 February 2016, 9:00
Interviews: Thursday 18 February 2016

Touring and Exhibitions Coordinator

The Touring and Exhibitions Coordinator will administer the tour of Design Museum exhibitions to national and international museum and gallery venues as well as help coordinate exhibitions at the museum. This will include planning the tour schedule, adapting an exhibition ready for tour, handling negotiation with tour venues and organising transport and insurance for outgoing and incoming exhibits. The post holder will work closely with the museum's Touring Manager and Exhibition Project Manager.

Salary: c. £21k
Holidays: 25 days
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week.

Closing date for applications: 22 February 2016, 9:00
Interviews: 26 or 29 February 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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