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 and volunteer opportunities

Job Vacancies

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


Human Resources Administrator (Systems & Recruitment)

Hours: 22.2
Salary: £16,881.29 (Pro Rata)
Location: Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (travel to all BMT sites will be required)

Birmingham Museums Trust are currently looking for a positive and motivated HR Administrator who will support the HR team & wider business on all elements of recruitment, systems and HR administration. The role will predominantly be based at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery however travel across the Birmingham Museums Trust sites will be required.

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. You will have a strong HR or recruitment administration background and have excellent IT skills.

For further information, please read the Job Description.

Closing date: Sunday 22nd April with interviews likely to take place on Monday 30th April.

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


Systems and Bookings Administrator

Hours: 37
Salary: £16,881.29
Contract: One year fixed term contract (Maternity Cover)
Location: Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Birmingham Museums Trust is looking for a proven Systems Administrator with strong computer skills to provide system support to all nine sites for our Galaxy Customer Relationship Management (CRM) ticketing system. You will be working with the Digital/IT/Marketing Teams and the BMT Museum Managers, as well as wider staff members, to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of on-line and in-house ticketing. Additional tasks include statistical reporting, system configuration, setting up events and resolving system ticketing issues.

This position also involves Bookings Administrator skill sets: selling tickets and other items through the CRM ticketing system normally by telephone and email, for all of BMT’s sites. The ideal candidate will be able to efficiently prioritise tasks and time-manage, whilst having excellent communication skills and customer service skills.

You will be a key member of our small and busy Bookings Team, based at the extraordinary location of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, with occasional travel to our other sites. We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic team player who has a positive attitude. Your working week will primarily be Monday to Friday, though your rota will include weekends and Bank Holidays as required.

This is a maternity cover role for one year.

For further information, please read the Job Description.

Closing date: Friday 27th April with interviews taking place on Tuesday 8th May.

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


Retail Assistant (Fixed Term Contract until 31 October 2019)

Hours: 22.2
Salary: £10,128.77 (from May 2018)
Location: Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Birmingham Museums Trust is currently recruiting for a Retail Assistant at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. The successful candidate will be expected to work across all areas of the retail function including processing deliveries, restocking, merchandising, stock takes and back office functions. You will be based at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery but 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.

The shifts required are on a rolling 3-week pattern, including weekends. There will also be opportunity for extra shifts to cover annual leave and the opportunity to work at other sites.

For further information, please read the Job Description.

Closing date: Friday 27th April with interviews taking place on Friday 4th May.

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


Business Development Associate (2 year Fixed Term Contract)

Hours: 37 hours
Salary: £24,000.00
Location: Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (travel to all BMT sites will be required)

We are very excited to be recruiting a new role for Birmingham Museums, our first Business Development Associate.
We’re looking for a target driven, passionate sales person to join the Commercial team!

You’ll be developing new business opportunities and delivering commercial trials but your primary role will be to grow income from the group travel market. Informed by benchmarking, audience research and sales data, you’ll work with teams across the business to develop, roll out and sell new packages.

To succeed you’ll need to work with teams across the business. You will need to be highly organised, with excellent communication skills and a creative approach to problem solving.

This will be a dynamic role that will continually develop as new business opportunities are explored. Every project will be target driven. A passion for income generation will be critical in this role.

Our successful candidate will be someone who is excited by change, who loves working with people and who works well under pressure.

If you’re entrepreneurial, open-minded and flexible you might be just who we are looking for!

For further information, please read the Job Description.

Closing date: Thursday 3rd May with interviews taking place on Thursday 10th May.

Please note this role will start on Monday 2nd July 2018.

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


Casual Chef’s & Kitchen Porters

Salary: £8.45 per hour

We are currently recruiting casual Chefs and Kitchen Porters 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 hot and cold food, maintain the cleanliness of the public areas, kitchens and pot wash areas.

For further information please read the Casual Chef Job Description or the Casual Kitchen Porter Job Description.

Closing date: Ongoing recruitment.

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


Food & Beverage Assistant (Casual Contract)

Salary: £8.45 per hour

We are currently recruiting casual 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.