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Casual Museum Events Assistant

Job Title: Casual Museum Events Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Salary: 19945-21166
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3631
Job Published: July 18, 2019 11:27

Job Description

Casual Museum Events Assistant
We're looking for an additional Museum Assistants to work in our private hire events team across our five museums including M Shed and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. This position is a casual permanent position. This post works on a monthly rota as and when shifts are available but the majority of shifts are evenings and weekends including Bank holidays. If you enjoy delivering great customer service and love supporting hospitality events as well as museums then read on.

Job Type
Arts, Events & Tourism, Libraries, Museums & Archives
Working Hours
Employment Type
Bristol Museum And Art Gallery BS8 1RL
Pay Grade
£19,945 - £21,166
Not Applicable
Closing Date
Ref No
Person Specification
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Job Description
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We are currently focusing on increasing our income for running private events at our museums -

To do this we need to provide excellent customer service by helping the client enjoy their event at our museum, ensure the safe running of the event, giving the client any support they need and ensuring our collection of over 2 million objects remain well looked after. To increase sales we've just expanded our venue hire offer to include our historic houses. You'll be key to ensuring these new ventures succeed.

Our private events team is led by Francesca Wooltorton, with several permanent staff on a rota and extra help as required. We work closely with our venue partner Levy who manage all aspects of the event on the night with you helping to prepare the venue, support Levy, and unlock/lock our venues.

This role is responsible for delivering and supporting commercial and engagement events in our historic museum buildings. From unlocking, setting up, keeping the building safe and secure, helping clients and delivering great customer service to guests, as well as de-rig and lock up this job covers the whole event.

We need someone who with a passion for Culture is hands on, practically minded, quick thinking and most importantly has a positive can-do attitude.

If you think you can help us make a difference then I'd encourage you to apply.

Your work will contribute to supporting the museum service which is over 100 years old. We think it's special and hopeyou do too.

This role is mostly evening work (5pm until late) and may work at Red lodge House Museum, M Shed, Blaise Castle House Museum and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery.

If you have any questions please contact Francesca Wooltorton,

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