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

Read how to apply for jobs at the end of this page.

Job Vacancies

Marketing Officer 

Hours: 37
Salary: £21,000.00
Location: Thinktank

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 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 & Communications Manager, which is responsible for promoting Birmingham Museums extraordinary venues, world class collection and programme of exciting events and exhibitions.

For more information please read the job description .

Closing date: 11th July 2016


Finance Manager

Hours: 37
Salary: £40-£45,000
Location: Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

The Finance Manager within Birmingham Museums Trust will be responsible for overseeing and effectively managing the daily operations of the finance team. Working closely with the Director of Finance and the wider Senior Management Team, the Finance Manager will need to ensure the finance team meet the demands of the trust as it evolves. The right candidate will be responsible for managing a team of 8 and therefore will be a great people manager and will have experience of managing teams.

In addition to the team management responsibilities, the successful post holder will be required to prepare the annual reports and accounts ensuring they are robust and delivered in a timely fashion. Furthermore the Finance Manager will be required to provide day-to-day management of cash flow including dealing with banks and investing funds in accordance with Trust policy. Other key areas of responsibility will be contributing to the preparation of monthly management accounts, budget setting and monitoring, engaging with budget holders throughout the Trust. It will also be essential for the Finance Manager to develop, implement and maintain financial policies and procedures ensuring effective financial management and control.

For more information please read the job description.

Closing date: 15th July


Conference and Banqueting Administration Assistant 

Hours: 37
Salary: £15,873.00

Do you have excellent organisational skills? Are you confident, enthusiastic and looking for a challenging role? We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive individual to play a part in providing support to our busy events team. 

Birmingham Museums Trust (BMT) is recruiting for a conference and banqueting administration assistant to join our busy Conferencing and Banqueting Team. This is an important role, where you will assist the Sales Manager in taking corporate bookings for events at Thinktank, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and other sites within Birmingham Museums Trust .

Based at our Thinktank site but with travel to other Birmingham Museums sites this role represents a challenging but critical part of our events business. Birmingham Museums Trust runs events over a number of prestigious and unique venues facilitating events from 5-500 people delivering excellence passion and enthusiasm in everything we do from a basic sandwich lunch to fine dining and canapé receptions.

The ideal candidate will have strong administrative skills, and will have the ability to work effectively within a high volume and fast turnaround environment. With the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of customers via email and telephone, you will also be able to have an organised and proactive approach to work. Social media skills are essential as part of the role will involve overseeing the Events Twitter and Facebook accounts.

For more information please read the job description .

Closing date: 6th July


Museum Enabler 

Hours: 37
Salary: £8.25 per hour
Location: Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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: 7th July


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.


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 .

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

Birmingham Museums reserve the right the close applications at any time.