Museum Trainee

Job Title Museum Trainee

Reporting to Visitor Engagement Manager

Purpose of Job To ensure effective and successful delivery of front-of-house and other visitor-facing services at the Museum

Over the course of 12 months, you’ll gain the skills, confidence and experience needed to follow a career in the arts and heritage sector. Alongside working in the Museum, this Fellowship comes with the opportunity to complete a Gold Arts Award, a level three qualification. More information on this can be found here.

You will work alongside the Visitor Engagement Team, who welcome and look after visitors, run the shop, sell tickets, support our volunteers and provide information. This work needs someone who is friendly and willing to talk to people of all ages. Training will be given to develop public speaking skills and self-confidence. You will also help with the shop and work on the till.

As well as working day-to-day with the Visitor Engagement Team, you will spend time with each of the following teams: Marketing and Communications, Learning and Community Engagement, and Curatorial and Public Programming. After gaining skills and experience in these departments, the final three months of the Fellowship will be spent in the department of your choosing, to deepen knowledge and create a great foundation on which to build a future career in the arts and heritage sector.

This post has been made possible with funding from John Lyon’s Charity.

Employment Status Fixed term

Working Pattern Full time (09:30-17:30)

Salary £20,000 per annum

Eligibility Care leavers aged 18-24, currently living in the London Boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Harrow, Brent, Kensington & Chelsea, Ealing, Westminster or Hammersmith & Fulham

Closing Date Wednesday 17 November 2021 (12pm)

Interviews Week commencing Monday 29 November 2021

To Apply Please download the application form and equal opportunities questionnaire and email to George Oliver, HR Administrator at

Museum Trainee – Job Description | Job Application Form | Equal Opportunities Questionnaire