Our venues

Venues:

Photo bmag

World class museum in the heart of Birmingham city centre.

Chamberlain Square

Birmingham, B3 3DH

0121 348 8038

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Photo thinktank

Award-winning science museum for fun-packed family days out.

Millennium Point, Curzon Street

Birmingham, B4 7XG

0121 348 8000

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Photo aston

Explore the splendour of one of the last great houses built in the Jacobean style.

Trinity Road, Aston

Birmingham, B6 6JD

0121 348 8100

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Photo blakesley

Discover a fine Tudor house and beautiful gardens just a few miles from the heart of the city.

Blakesley Road

Birmingham, B25 8RN

0121 348 8120

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Photo jewellery

A perfectly preserved workshop in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.

75-80 Vyse Street

Birmingham, B18 6HA

0121 348 8140

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Photo sarehole

A 250 year old working watermill famous for its association with author J.R.R Tolkien.

Cole Bank Road

Birmingham, B13 0BD

0121 348 8160

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Photo soho

Georgian home of the Birmingham industrialist, Matthew Boulton.

Soho Avenue (off Soho Road)

Birmingham, B18 5LB

0121 348 8150

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Photo weoley

The ruins of an exquisite fortified manor house built 750 years ago.

Alwold Road

Birmingham, B29

0121 348 8160

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Careers

If you are interested in working for Birmingham Museum Trust (BMT) and for museums in general please look at the job vacancies, work experience & placements, freelance vacancies and volunteer opportunities

Job Vacancies

All current job vacancies are shown below and are ordered by closing date. Details on how to apply can be found in the 'How to apply' section at the bottom of this page.

Learning Officer

Hours: 29.5 (Tuesday – Friday and weekends when required)
Salary: £22,000 Pro-rata
Location: Blakesley Hall

We are currently looking for an energetic and innovative Learning Officer to develop, deliver and evaluate the Blakesley Hall education and informal learning offer.

Based at Blakesley Hall, you will work closely with Learning Team Leaders and the Blakesley Hall team to deliver innovative learning sessions and projects to a diverse range of audiences, including children, families, adults and the most marginalised members of the community.

The Blakesley Hall site is a timber-framed house built in 1590 by Richard Smalbroke, a member of one of Birmingham’s leading merchant families. The house is furnished using an inventory taken in the 17th century and reflects the lifestyle of a wealthy family of the late Tudor and Stuart period of English history.

As an engagement specialist this role will also play a vital role in contributing to the development of exhibitions and interpretation across the organisation and as such provides great opportunities to work with curatorial and conservation teams within the organisation. You will regularly have opportunities to work across our other heritage sites and flagship buildings including Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and Thinktank Science Museum.

Educated to degree level or equivalent in a history, science, visual or performing arts subject, you will also be required to have significant experience of working innovatively in a museum or gallery education environment.

For more information please download the Learning Officer Job Description .

Closing date: Wednesday 23rd August at 5pm. Interviews to take place the first week of September.

To apply, please read the 'How to apply' section at the bottom of this page.


Senior Retail Assistant

Hours: 37
Salary: £16,400
Location: Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and Thinktank

We are currently recruiting a Senior Retail Assistant to work at Thinktank and Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. The successful candidate will be expected to oversee all areas of the retail function including supervising the team, restocking, stock takes and back office functions – including administration for our online shop. You will also have the opportunity to operate across multiple venues within our portfolio of museums and heritage sites. The ideal candidate will have a talent for merchandising and upselling and a passion to grow the business further.

For further information please read the full job description .

Closing date: Sunday 27th August 2017, with interviews taking place on Tuesday 12th September 2017.

To apply please read the ‘How to Apply’ section at the bottom of the page.


Learning Officer 

Hours: 29.5hrs (Tuesday – Friday and weekends when required)
Salary: 22,000 (Pro Rata)
Location: Thinktank

We are currently looking for an energetic and innovative Learning Officer to develop, deliver and evaluate Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum’s school, outreach and informal learning offer.

Based at Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum, you will work closely with the Learning Team Leader and the Learning Team to develop and deliver innovative learning sessions and projects that are exciting for schools, and informal activities and events for a diverse range of audiences, including families and adults.

Thinktank is Birmingham's award-winning science museum; housed inside the impressive Millennium Point building in Birmingham’s city centre, Thinktank spans four floors of hands-on exhibits and historical collections. It provides a unique, exciting, and fun environment where visitors of all ages experience and learn about science, how science is used in everyday life, and how scientific developments change the way we live.

As a Learning Officer you will regularly have opportunities to work across our 8 other sites, including the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter and Soho House. As an engagement specialist this role will also play a vital role in contributing to the development of exhibitions and interpretation across the organisation and, as such, provides great opportunities to work with curatorial and conservation teams within the organisation.

Educated to degree level or equivalent in a science, history, visual or performing arts subject, you will also be required to have significant experience of working innovatively in a museum, science centre or gallery education environment.

For more information please download the Job Description .

Closing date: Thursday 7th September with interviews taking place on Monday 18th September.

To apply please read the ‘How to Apply’ section at the bottom of the page.


Human Resources Administrator (Pay and Reward)

Hours: 22.2
Salary: £16258 (Pro Rata)
Location: Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

We are currently looking for a positive and motivated HR Administrator who will predominantly support the HR team on all elements of pay and reward. The role will be based at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and will include processing a payroll of circa 350 staff and working amongst a small and friendly HR team.

The ideal candidate will be required to have a high level of attention to detail, the ability to multitask and must be an excellent communicator as the role will require you to communicate across the organisation at all levels. The role also involves working in a small team so the successful candidate should have the ability to, and should enjoy working together as a team to achieve the yearly objectives and team KPI's. The successful candidate should be friendly, approachable, motivated and flexible.

For more information please download the job description .

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 8th September 2017 with interviews likely to take place on Wednesday 20th September 2017.

To apply please read the ‘How to Apply’ section at the bottom of the page.


Food & Beverage Assistant (Casual)

Casual Contract
Salary: £8.25 per hour

We are currently recruiting for Food & Beverage Assistants to work across Birmingham Museum Trust sites including but not limited to the Edwardian Tearooms which is one of Birmingham’s most beautiful interior spaces, and provides a wide range of visitor services; including hot and cold food, fresh coffee and a wide range of snacks.

As a vital part of the Food & Beverage team, this role ensures that our customers experience a high level of service, ensuring that high hygiene standards are consistently met.

With experience of providing excellent customer care in a food and beverage setting, the ideal candidate will be able to assist with the preparation of food, maintain the cleanliness of the public areas and confidently handle cash.

For further information please read the job description.

Closing date: Ongoing recruitment.

To apply, please read the 'How to apply' section at the bottom of this page.


How to Apply

To apply for any of the vacancies at Birmingham Museum Trust please complete an application form (preferably in Word format) and submit your completed application form to recruitment@birminghammuseums.org.uk

We reserve the right the close applications early if a sufficient number of applications have been received before the closing date.