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

Events Manager

The Design Museum is seeking an Events Manager, who will be responsible for the successful delivery of the year-round programme of commercial hire and internal events. They will also assist with developing and delivering a commercial hire strategy to deliver targets. The Events Manager is responsible for the operational delivery of commercial events, internal events and for ensuring outstanding client services at all times. They will liaise closely with colleagues including Visitor Experience, AV, Operations, Catering, Learning and Development to maximise the opportunity to generate income for the museum from all sources.

Pay rate: Up to £30,000 per annum, dependent on experience
Holidays: 25 days per annum.
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week (flexible hours to meet the needs of the business, and will include early mornings, evenings, bank holidays and weekends as necessary)
Closing date for applications: Monday, 26 February 2018,10:00am

Visitor Experience Assistants

The Design Museum is seeking proactive and welcoming Visitor Experience Assistants with excellent customer service skills and an ability to engage with audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

Visitor Experience Assistants work in a range of positions in the museum: in the galleries managing entrances, monitoring and engaging with exhibition visitors; selling tickets and membership; helping to host museum events and facilitating engagement activity in the galleries or learning spaces. Experience in a museum environment is not essential. The most important qualities you must demonstrate are confidence and experience in a public-facing role, and a passion for providing the best possible levels of service to all visitors.

Pay rate: £8.67 per hour + £1.05 holiday pay
Hours: 8 – 24 hours per week, with the opportunity to work more hours when shifts become available.
Closing date for applications: Sunday, 25 February 2018 ,5:00 pm

Marketing Officer

The museum is looking for an exceptional Marketing Officer who is highly analytical, digitally switched on and eager to learn. The purpose of this role is to implement marketing campaigns that ensure the museum reaches its targets across the full range of its activities. There are some incredible stories in design and you will be essential in telling them.

Recruitment for this role is ongoing between 12 and 23 February 2018 with interviews taking place during this period. Early application is advised.

Salary: up to £23,000 per annum, dependent on experience
Holidays: 25 days per annum
Hours: full-time, 40 hours per week

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.

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