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

Corporate Development Manager

The Design Museum seeks a highly motivated, target driven fundraiser to be responsible for developing exciting and creative sponsorship partnerships of 5- and 6- figure value with high calibre corporate prospects, as well as managing the museum’s corporate membership scheme to meet annual revenue targets. Reporting to the Head of Corporate Development, the post holder will have the opportunity to engage with a wide-range of supporters and prospective supporters of the museum, as well as the museum’s senior management team and trustees.

This is an exceptional role for an ambitious and experienced corporate fundraiser who thrives in a collaborative working environment. The successful candidate will have experienced sponsorships of six-figure value and be confident in taking the lead on pitches and sponsorship negotiations.

For further information and guidance on how to apply, please click the link below. Applications should be sent to our recruitment partners for this role, Execucare.

Salary: competitive
Holidays: 25 days per annum
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Closing date for applications: 13 February 2018

Bookings Co-ordinator

The Design Museum is looking for a Bookings Co-ordinator to join the Visitor Experience team. The Visitor Experience team provide a fantastic welcome, excellent customer service and engage with audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

This key role is responsible for administrating bookings for the museum's full range of ticketed events, including exhibitions, formal learning programmes and public programme events including family workshops, talks and courses.

Salary: £20,000 per annum
Holidays: 25 days per annum
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Sunday, 28 January 2018 at midnight

Events Executive

The Design Museum is looking for a talented Events Executive to join the Events department. This role will be responsible for the successful delivery of a portion of commercial hire and internal events and will support the Events Managers on larger scale projects. Reporting to the Head of Events and the Events Managers, this Events Executive will ensure that events are run as successfully and efficiently as possible, to enhance the reputation of the museum as an events venue and maximise opportunities for repeat business.

Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum, dependent on experience
Holidays: 25 days per annum
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Sunday, 21 January 2018 at midnight

Head of Finance

The Design Museum is looking for a high calibre and motivated Head of Finance to provide high quality support and leadership to the organisation. Reporting into the Director of Finance and Operations, this is a key role, responsible for the financial sustainability of the organisation, leading on financial controls, financial management, and all financial planning and forecasting.

Salary: circa £50,000 per annum
Holidays: 25 days per annum
Hours: full time, 40 hours per week
Closing date for applications: 14 January 2018

Applicants should send a CV and supporting statement to our recruitment partners, Allen Lane at

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.

Design Museum staff benefits

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