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Current Vacancies at Birmingham Museums

Marketing Officer

£21000 per annum, Full Time.

Birmingham Museums Trust is seeking to appoint a talented Marketing Officer to join its Marketing & Communications team. The position includes responsibility for the end to end development and implementation of marketing campaigns to support the Trust's multiple venues (including Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and Thinktank Science Museum) in order to increase visitor attendance and deliver against audience development objectives. 

Working across the entire marketing mix, responsibilities will include promoting Birmingham Museums' Collection and core visitor offer, events, exhibitions and community engagement campaigns as well as coordinating launch events and assuming some responsibility for market research, visitor insight and marketing expenditure management.

The role is varied and requires a strong marketer with a minimum two years’ experience in a visitor attractions or arts marketing role. The successful candidate should also have some experience of PR and be proficient in the use of digital marketing and social media.  

For further information please download the Job Description.

Closing date: Tuesday 28th October at 9am. Interviews will be held on the week commencing 27th October.

To apply please complete the application form and return it to recruitment@birminghammuseums.org.uk


Chef 

£18,000 per annum, Full Time.

A talented and enthusiastic Chef is required to manage the kitchen at our newly refurbished Edwardian Tea Rooms at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

You will be required to manage the day to day operations of the kitchen bringing your own passion, flair & creativity to our contemporary menu you will also be involved in the production and service of our growing Corporate Hospitality business displaying a professional & can do attitude at all times.

You will be competent in food hygiene legislation and possess intermediate food hygiene or above. City & Guilds 7061/2  will be required or equivalent.

For further information please download the Job Description.

Closing date: Tuesday 28th October at 9am. Interviews will be held on the week commencing 3rd November.

To apply please complete the application form and return it to recruitment@birminghammuseums.org.uk


Hoard Conservator - Metals Scientist

£25-32K (dependent on experience), 
Full Time, 12 months Fixed Term Contract.

The Staffordshire Hoard is the largest collection of Anglo-Saxon treasure ever found. The Metals Scientist post will seek to understand the composition of the silver and silver gilt objects using XRF and also to look at the manufacturing techniques of the silver and gold objects with a aim to unlock the manufacturing techniques.  

This position will be vital to unlock the information and widen the understanding of the material and manufacture of the hoard objects. The position will form a team within the conservation department to work alongside the BMT conservation team and the wider Hoard research team and finds specialists. 

A full description of the role and responsibilities can be found in the attached job description together with the person specification.

Closing date: Friday 7th November at 9am. Interviews will be held on the week commencing 24th November. 

To apply please complete the application form and return it to recruitment@birminghammuseums.org.uk


Staffordshire Hoard Organics Scientist

£25-32K pro-rata (based on experience),
Full Time, 6 months Fixed Term Contract.

Birmingham Museums Trust is seeking to appoint a Hoard Organics Scientist. The Staffordshire Hoard is the largest collection of Anglo-Saxon treasure ever found. The Organics Scientist post will use FTIR and microscope identification to look at the remaining organic material on the objects, these are organic pastes, residues and osseous organic materials in an attempt to identify the materials present.

This position will be vital to unlock the information and widen the understanding of the material and manufacture of the hoard objects. The position will form a team within the conservation department to work alongside the BMT conservation team and the wider Hoard research team and finds specialists. 

For further information please download the Job Description.

Closing date: Friday 7th November at 9am. Interviews will be held on the week commencing 24th November.

To apply please complete the application form and return it to recruitment@birminghammuseums.org.uk