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 

Hours: 37 per week (full time)
Salary: £16,881 per annum
Contract: Fixed Term until October 2019
Location: Thinktank (travel to all BMT sites will be required)

Do you have a passion for science and Birmingham’s industrial heritage? Love talking to and helping the public?

We are currently recruiting for a full-time Museum Enabler to work within the Visitor Services Team at Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum.

The post will be working within the operations and commercial function within the museum team to help visitors of all ages access and enjoy science and technology through exhibit/object interpretation and the delivery of dynamic and exciting public programmes. Having a broad education, preferably in one or more science based subjects, successful candidates will be confident with excellent communication skills, and have experience of delivering a high level of customer service.

The role will include both week day and weekend work on a rotational basis. Support across Birmingham Museums Trust (BMT) will be required from time to time.

For further information please read the Job Description.

Closing date: Monday 1st October 2018 with interviews likely to take place week commencing 8th October.

Previous applicants need not apply 

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


Casual Chef’s & Kitchen Porters

Salary: £8.75 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: £8.75 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.