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Current Vacancies at Birmingham Museums

All current vacancies are shown below and are ordered by closing date.

Visitor Services Assistant - Thinktank (3 posts)

Circa £14,718 pro rata

  • 1 x 37 hours per week post
  • 1 x 14.4 hours per week
  • 1 x 7.4 hours per week

Birmingham Museums Trust is currently recruiting three Visitor Services Assistants to work at the Thinktank, Birmingham. Working as part of the Museums Visitor Service Team you will provide support in all public-facing areas at Thinktank.  The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator who is approachable and enthusiastic about science and/or History who has experience of delivering effective customer service. 

You will be involved in supporting the reception desk, gift shop, welcome areas and telephone booking line, as well as providing support within the BMT properties, museum galleries, classrooms, and exhibition areas. For these roles you will be required to provide appropriate and practical information to customers, you will also be expected to deal efficiently with customer queries to ensure that customers enjoy their visit to the museum.

For further information please read the job description.  

Closing date: Monday 25th August 2014 at 9am

Interviews likely to be held Monday 1st September 2014.

Please submit your completed application form to recruitment@birminghammuseums.org.uk. CVs are not an accepted method of application. 

Sales Coordinator – Events 

£22,000
37 hours per week 

Birmingham Museums Trust (BMT) is recruiting for an experienced and enthusiastic Sales Coordinator to join our busy Conferencing and Banqueting Team based at Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum.  This is an exciting role, where you will be responsible for organising a busy schedule of Corporate Hire, generating public hire and internal events.

On offer is an exciting opportunity to make a real impact in a busy conferencing, banqueting and events business. You will be responsible for driving sales, arranging events, and producing effective marketing to a range of clients. Are you a self-starter with the confidence to networking and influence key contacts to deliver increased events into Birmingham Museums Trust? If yes then we want to hear from you. 

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

The ideal candidate will have strong customer liaison skills, and will have the ability to work effectively within a high volume and fast turnaround environment. With the ability to build effective working relationships with a wide range of customers, you will also be able to have an organised and proactive approach to work.

For further information please read the job description.  

Closing date: Monday 25th August at 9am

To apply please complete the application form and submit the completed form to recruitment@birminghammuseums.org.ukCVs are not an accepted method of application.


Events and Sales Assistant

£14,718
37 hours per week, fixed term contract (12 months)

Can you help convert events into actions and clear plans as well as assist in the event coordination? Are you confident and looking for a challenging role? On offer an exciting opportunity to play a part in running and providing support to our busy events team. 

Birmingham Museums Trust is recruiting for an Events and Sales Assistant to join our busy Conferencing and Banqueting Team based at Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum. This is an important role, where you will assist the Sales Manager in taking corporate bookings for events in Thinktank, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and other sites within BMT.

Based at our Thinktank site but with travel to other BMT sites this role represent a challenging but important part of our events business. Birmingham museums trust runs events over a number of prestigious and unique venues facilitating events from 5-500 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.

For further information please read the job description.  

Closing date: Monday 25th August at 9am

To apply please complete the application form and sumbit the completed form to recruitment@birminghammuseums.org.ukCVs are not an accepted method of application.


Cleaners (Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery)

£7.65 per hour. 16.2 hours per week.

We are looking to recruit two enthusiastic and excellent Cleaners to join our team at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Working at the beautiful Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in the city centre, you will ensure that this historic property is cleaned to the highest standards, ensuring that you work within Health and Safety regulations. This role delivers day to day cleaning of all visitor facilities at the Museum, including cleaning of the toilet facilities, Edwardian Tea Room and school activity areas. This is a part-time role working 16.2 hours per week.

For further information please read the job description.

Closing date: Monday 2nd Sept at 9am.

To apply please complete the application form and submit the completed  form to recruitment@birminghammuseums.org.uk. Please note CVs are not an accepted method of application.