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 8120

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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 and volunteer opportunities

Job Vacancies

All current job vacancies are shown below and are ordered by closing date. Read how to apply for jobs at the end of this page (unless stated otherwise).

Loans Registrar

Hours: 37
Location: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Salary: £24,500 - £28,000

We are seeking a highly experienced and motivated Loans Registrar to join our collections team at Birmingham Museums Trust and manage our busy national and international loans programme.

You will co-ordinate and manage the loans programme for the most important civic museum collection in England. Your responsibilities will include negotiations with borrowers and lenders, implementing facilities and security reports, coordinating transport, arranging collections insurance cover, coordinating courier trips and working closely with our teams of conservators, curators, technicians and wider collections staff.

You will have excellent communication and organisational skills, with significant experience as a collections registrar working within a museum or gallery context. You will have a good knowledge of national and international museum standards as well as relevant legislation relating to collection loans, with proven experience in managing lending agreements and using collections management systems.

For more information please download the job description .

Closing date: 23rd September.


Museum Enabler 

Salary: £8.25
Hours: 37
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 cafe 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 customer focused environment, 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.  You will be a responsible and reliable person who is able to act as Duty Manager from time to time for an additional paid increment. 

Whilst 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 more information please read the job description .

Closing date: 28th September.


Personal Assistant & Commercial Administrator to Commercial Director 

Salary: £20,000 FTE (£12,000 pro rota)
Hours: 22.2 (with the opportunity of overtime)
Location: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery 

We are currently recruiting for a Personal Assistant to support our Commercial Director with day to day administration. 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 the Director and the wider teams within the Commercial Directorate. 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 commercial administration from collating stocktake data and writing reports to administrating large budgets.

We are looking for someone who is friendly, approachable and loyal. Someone who has the ability to quickly adapt to changing workload demands, with a “can do” positive attitude.

For more information please read the  job description .

Closing date: 30th September.


Conference and Banqueting Sales Coordinator

Hours: 37
Salary: £22,000
Location: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery 

This 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 more information please read the job description .

Closing date: 30th September.


Food & Beverage Service Assistant (Casual)

Casual Contract
Salary: £8.25 per hour

We are currently recruiting for Food & Beverage Service Assistants to work across Birmingham Museum Trust sites including but not limited to the Edwardian Tea Rooms 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.


Museum Enabler (Casual)

Hours: 0 (Casual Contract)
Salary: £8.25 per hour

To work as part of Birmingham Museum Trust’s (BMT) Museum Enabler team to provide support in all public-facing areas at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery . This will include helping visitors from the reception desks both in person and over the telephone, Selling tickets for guided tours and events and engaging visitors whilst patrolling our galleries, and exhibition areas. High levels of customer service will be required to ensure visitors enjoy their visit through enabling their engagement with the collections and exhibits and supplying appropriate and practical information, dealing efficiently with queries and assisting them wherever possible. 

Whilst the post holder will be nominally based at a specific site they will be expected from time to time to support across all BMT sites.

For further information please read the job description .

Closing date: Ongoing recruitment.


How to Apply

To apply for any of the vacancies at Birmingham Museum Trust please complete an application form 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.