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 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.

Documentation Assistant: Birmingham Manufactures project

Salary: £17,000
Location: Museum Collections Centre
Hours: 37
Contract: Fixed term contract from January 2018 to March 2018

We are currently recruiting for the post Documentation Assistant to be based at the Museum’s Collection Centre, as well as working with collections across all sites. This is a fixed term contract until end of March 2018, and is funded by the Arts Council Designation Development Fund. 

The Birmingham Manufactures project is in its final stages. The project has identified items in the Designated collections of Birmingham Museums Trust that relate to Birmingham manufacturers and their products, including objects associated with the following Birmingham companies: Alfred Bird’s, Matthew Boulton and James Watt, Chad Valley, GEC, and Elkington to name a few. We are looking for an energetic documentation assistant who can make an impact on the final stages of the project by contributing to cataloguing objects associated with Cadbury’s, the Mint, Avery, or our collection of trade catalogues. The role will include cataloguing, improving archival storage and management, profile-raising through blogs and social media, and consultation with academic partners.

The project aims to significantly upgrade archival and electronic collection records and to create a fully searchable dataset of Birmingham manufactured objects supported by images.

For more information please read the job description .

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Closing date: Wednesday 13th December at 5pm. Interviews will be held on Monday 18th December 2018. Start date will be no later than Monday 8th January 2018.

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


Service Team Leader

Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £16,400
Location: Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

The Edwardian Tearooms is looking for a confident, motivated supervisor with exceptional customer service skills to join our award winning team and also fast moving environment at the Edwardian Tearooms. The candidate should have previously worked in a fast moving environment and should be able to take responsibility of the day to day running the business as well as working as part of a team.

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 have experience of supervising a team and be able to assist with the preparation of food, maintain the cleanliness of the public areas and confidently handle cash.

For more information download the Job Description

Closing date:  17th December 2017 and interviews likely to take place W/C 8th Jan 2018.

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


Marketing Officer 

Hours: 37
Salary: £21,000
Location: Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Birmingham Museums Trust is looking for a talented Marketing Officer with a passion for arts, heritage and marketing communication. We are an independent charity, formed in 2012, which cares for the city of Birmingham’s priceless museum collection of over 800,000 objects. Birmingham Museums Trust (BMT) is made up of nine unique venues, including Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Thinktank Science Museum and six heritage sites all based in and around the city. We welcome around 1.2 million visitors to our sites each year. 

This role is part of a small team, reporting to the Marketing & Audience Development Manager, which is responsible for promoting BMT’s extraordinary venues, world class collection and programme of exciting events and exhibitions.

For more information please read the job description .

Closing date: Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

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


Personal Assistant (Development) & Personal Assistant (Engagement)

Hours: 22.2
Salary: £20,000 (£12,000 pro rata)
Location: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

We are seeking two people to join Birmingham Museums as Personal Assistants to our Directorate team. We require:

  • Personal Assistant to our Director of Development 
  • Personal Assistant to our Director of Engagement

Candidates must have excellent communication skills, be highly organised and be able to demonstrate a high level of computer literacy.

You will provide a full range of administrative and secretarial support to your Director and the wider teams within the Development/Engagement Directorates. Your responsibilities will include data collation, diary management, arranging travel, minute taking, preparing agendas and undertaking project-based work. You will coordinate all elements of administration from collating monthly reports, management of stakeholder contact details, supporting special events, to administrating budgets.

We are looking for people who are friendly, approachable and loyal. People who have the ability to quickly adapt to changing workload demands, with “can do” positive attitudes.

For more information please download the relevant job description: 

Closing date: Friday 5th January 2018.

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