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The latest job vacancies and opportunities at the Dorset County Museum

Visitor Services Manager

  • Salary: £18,000 Per Annum
  • Position: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 10th May 2017

The Visitor Services Manager is a public facing role representing the Museum and Society, responsible for ensuring every visitor and user of the museum has an enjoyable and positive experience.

Responsible to the Commercial Director, the post-holder will oversee, manage and maximise the Museum’s income from shop and tea room sales, event ticket sales and promote membership of the Society, whilst maintaining the Museum’s good name and reputation for excellence.

Normal hours of work will be 37.5 per week.  The post-holder must be prepared to be flexible and work outside of these hours.  The Museum is open from 10.00am to 4.00pm during the winter, 10.00am to 5.00pm during the summer Monday to Saturday inclusive.  Cover is also required for eight Sundays in July, August and September as well as evening events.

For a job description and application form - telephone 01305 262735 or email secretary@dorsetcountymuseum.org

  • Application form must be completed, NO CVs.

Visitor Services Assistant

  • Salary: £7.50 Per Hour
  • Position: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 10th May 2017
  • Interviews scheduled for 17th May

Responsible to the Visitor Services Manager, the post-holder will support the management and maximisation of the Museum’s income from shop and tea room sales and event ticket sales as well as promoting membership of the Society, whilst maintaining the Museum’s good name and reputation for excellence.

The contract is zero hours and the post-holder will work on a rota basis and must be prepared to be flexible.  The Museum is open from 10.00am to 4.00pm during the winter, 10.00am to 5.00pm during the summer Monday to Saturday inclusive.  Cover is also required for eight Sundays in July, August and September as well as evening events.

Objectives

  • To support the day-to-day management and organisation of the Museum Shop, Front of House admissions and Tea Room
  • To support the management or other staff and the volunteer teams relevant to the above areas.
  • To support the Visitor Services Manager in meeting agreed revenue targets for the Tea Room and Front of house areas.

For a job description and application form - telephone 01305 262735 or email secretary@dorsetcountymuseum.org

Application form must be completed, NO CVs.

Volunteers

The Dorset County Museum relies on the skills, knowledge and experience of its 200 active volunteers who give thousands of hours of their time to the museum each year. 

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please contact Jill Minchin at volunteering