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

Finance Assistant

The Design Museum is looking for a confident and enthusiastic Financial Assistant with previous experience of managing the purchase ledger and processing payroll. The individual will be responsible for the financial processing and accounting of the Design Museum charitable entity and Design Museum Enterprises trading entity. They will be the gatekeeper for credit card purchases and petty cash requests.

Salary: up to/range £23,000 – £25,000 per annum, depending on experience
Holidays: 25 days per annum
Contract: Permanent
Hours: full-time, 40 hours per week

The Design Museum's recruitment partner for this role is Reed Recruitment. Further information and details on how to apply can be found below.

Interim Financial Accountant

The Design Museum is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic accountant to join the museum’s finance team. The individual will be responsible for the month end processing of all transactions, ensuring the relevant income statements and balance sheet reconciliations are complete and up to date. They will own the preparation of the annual statutory accounts and ensure the museums VAT and gift aid returns are submitted accurately and in a timely fashion. The position is to provide cover for the current Financial Accountant who will be embarking on a period of maternity leave from August 2018.

Salary: up to/range £30k – 35k per annum (dependent on experience)
Holidays: 25 days per annum
Contract: Contract: 14 month fixed-term (maternity cover), start date July 2018
Hours: full-time, 40 hours per week

The Design Museum's recruitment partner for this role is Reed Recruitment. Further information and details on how to apply can be found below.

Designers in Residence Curator

The Design Museum is looking for an experienced and innovative curator to work as part of the museum’s curatorial team to manage the Designers in Residence programme. The curator will be responsible for supporting the residents during the development of their projects and assisting them in creating the public showcase. This role will suit a self-motivated and confident individual with excellent curatorial and project management skills, with the flair and creativity to maximise visitor engagement within a museum context.

Salary: up to £30,000 per annum, pro rata, depending on experience
Holidays: 25 days,per annum, pro rata
Contract: fixed-term (until end of March 2019)
Hours: 3 days/24 hours per week
Closing date for applications: 18 June 2018, 9.00am. Please note the museum may, at its discretion, close this vacancy earlier. Early application is advised.

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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