The Wallace Collection

Current Vacancies

Part-Time Gallery Team Member

Closing date for Applications: Sunday, July 24th, 2016

The museum currently has vacancies for Part-Time Gallery Team Members, x 4.

Gallery Team Members are responsible for ensuring the security and safety of the museums collections, staff and visitors whilst providing a high level of customer service. Working as a member of the Public Engagement Department, Gallery Team Members will enforce both fire and evacuation and health and safety procedures whilst maintaining high standards of presentation and performance in other areas ranging from providing help to the public to entrance access control. Gallery Team Members are also responsible for the security and safety of the collection/ public and staff in their area.

 

Main Purpose of Job

  1. The supervision of members of the public in their area of responsibility.

  2. To ensure that the public or contractors do not touch the exhibits.

  3. To protect the estate of The Wallace Collection, its building and furnishings, the collections housed therein and all other property authorised to be on collection premises or in the collection’s care.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience gained working within a security and/or customer facing environment.

  • Knowledge of general Health & Safety and security issues.

 

Please see below for the full job description and an application pack.

 

Remuneration and working hours 

The starting salary for this post will be £8,402 per annum (£16,805 Full-Time Equivalent). The post holder will receive 34 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays based on a 4 hour working day) and an interest free season ticket loan (after six months’ service).

For this post, the normal working week, on average,  is 20 hrs per week. The normal working day will be 11.00am to 3.00pm Monday to Sunday.

 

Deadline for applications:          Sunday 24 July 2016 (midnight)

Interview:                                w/c Monday 1 Aug 2016

 

If you have not heard from us within six weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion

 

Required Documents
Full Job Description
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form

Communications Assistant (Fixed Term Cover)

Closing date for Applications: Sunday, July 31st, 2016

Contract end date: Jan 2017

The museum is looking to fill a fixed term contract role in the Press and Marketing dept. The purpose of the role is to provide administrative support for the team and will be reporting to the Marketing and Digital Officer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the day-to-day running of the Marketing and Press office maintaining effective administrative systems

  • Respond to requests for information from the press (e.g. for images) and public and deal with enquiries via telephone, email, social media etc.

  • Manage the press cuttings service (Vocus); read, check and collate all relevant cuttings and circulate/distribute as requested

  • Maintain databases

  • Support the Marketing and Digital Officer by preparing monthly Enewsletter and arranging Eswaps

  • Manage the Wallace Collection blogs through liaison with contributors, monitoring exchanges and responding as appropriate

  • Organise the content, recording and editing of Wallace Collection podcasts

  • Act as the contact point for all external press filming enquiries and take responsibility for the organising and management of any agreed filming.

  • Maintain all departmental Press lists ensuring they are up to date and accurate

  • Monitor website content ensuring all aspects are up to date, links are working correctly etc. and monitor website traffic; unique site visits, click-throughs etc.

  • Other administrative duties supporting the Public Engagement remit as may be reasonably expected and agreed with the Director of the department

Please see the below links for the full job description and an application pack.

The salary for this post is £19,200 per annum (pro rata three days per week £11,520 per annum).

 

Deadline for applications:        Sunday 31 July 2016 (midnight)

Date of interview:                   Thursday 4 Aug 2016

 

If you have not heard from us within six weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion

Required Documents
Full Job Description
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form

Retail and Front of House Assistant

Closing date for Applications: Sunday, August 14th, 2016

We are looking for a Retail and Front of House Assistant to join our wider Gallery Team with the core mission of delivering the highest standard of visitor service and engagement. All team members are welcoming, informative and engaged with the Collection and all it has to offer.

As brand ambassadors it is the Retail and Front of House Assistant's role to ensure the stories about the Collection, exhibitions and merchandise are known to all visitors.  Taking a proactive dialogue with visitors, the goal is to raise revenue for the Wallace Collection through retail purchases and donations maximising all income and fundraising opportunities.

REMUNERATION & WORKING HOURS

The salary for this full-time post will be £16,805 per annum. The role is 40 hours/5 days per week, 9.15am to 5.15 pm including Saturday and Sunday work.

The post holder will also receive 34 days paid annual leave (including Bank Holidays) and an interest free season ticket loan (after six months’ service).

The Collection is a member of the Civil Service Pension Scheme. The Civil Service offers a choice of occupational and stakeholder pension, giving you the flexibility to choose the pension that suits you best.

 

Deadline for applications:          Sun 14 Aug 2016 (Midnight)

Interview:                                  w/c 22 Aug 2016

 

If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

 

Required Documents
Full Job Description
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form