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.

Museum Enabler at Aston Hall Museum

Hours: 18.5
Salary: £8.45 per hour (£8.75 per hour from April 2018)
Location: Aston Hall

We are seeking a highly motivated and confident individual to work as part of Birmingham Museum Trust’s (BMT) Museum Enabler team to provide support in all public-facing areas at the stunning Grade I listed Aston Hall. 

Your role will include helping visitors both in person, by email and over the telephone, selling admission tickets and memberships, delivering entertaining guided tours, engaging visitors whilst patrolling the site, serving in our Tea Room and Gift Shop, and helping us promote our wedding and corporate hire packages. The ideal candidate will be experienced in serving food and beverages, and will be expected to maintain high levels of cleanliness in public areas and confidently handle cash. An individual with experience of working within a heritage/tourist attraction or a customer focused environment is essential. 

Your passion for history and commitment to providing high levels of customer service will ensure visitors enjoy their visit through enabling their engagement with the collections, supplying appropriate and practical information, dealing efficiently with queries, and assisting them wherever possible. You will support Aston Hall’s exciting and varied events programme, as well as helping to facilitate wedding and corporate hire bookings.

The post holder will be nominally based at Aston Hall. They will be expected from time to time to support across all BMT sites. This role requires you to work weekends on a regular basis, as well as some Bank Holidays and evenings.

For further information please read the Job Description.

Closing date: 23rd February 2018.

To apply see “How to Apply” section below.


Conference and Banqueting Sales Executive

Hours: 37
Salary: £22,000
Location: Thinktank 

This is an additional role to support our growing team here at Birmingham Museums Trust.

The role will support growth of business for Birmingham Museums’ Conference and Banqueting service across nine unique venues in Birmingham. The key role of the post holder will be to sell and promote Birmingham Museums' extensive venue hire portfolio in line with department sales targets. We are looking for someone who will generate new sales leads and will work as part of the team to develop and maintain client relationships. 

The role will also involve managing the smooth and efficient running of external and internal events, and coordinating the appropriate staff to ensure clients’ expectations are exceeded.

The right candidate will be target driven, an experienced sales person and will have a track record of delivering excellent customer service. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic, driven and enthusiastic individual with a positive attitude, someone who wants to see Birmingham Museums grow and succeed in this market place. We're looking for a flexible team player; this role will involve work with people across the organisation and a wide range of clients.

For further information please read the Job Description.

Closing date: Monday 26th February 2018 with interviews taking place on the week beginning 12th March 2018.

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


Marketing Officer - CRM

Hours: 37
Salary: £21,000.00
Location: Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Birmingham Museums Trust is looking for a talented  Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and email marketing specialist 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 800k 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 responsible for promoting BMT’s extraordinary venues, world class collection and programme of exciting events and exhibitions.

For further information please read the Job Description .

Closing date: Friday 16th March 2018 with interviews taking place on Tuesday 27th March 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.