Job opportunities (3.1.2023)


Photographic Archive Assistant- 18 Month FTC, THE NATIONAL GALLERY

The National Gallery is seeking a skilled Photographic Archive Assistant for 18 months to work on a large-scale project to digitise and audit Collection material in the National Gallery's Photographic Archive. The project is delivered as part of the gallery's Digital Dossier Programme (DDP), an ambitious research infrastructure and knowledge-enabling change programme that aims to make 'everything we know about our pictures available to everyone'.



  • Manage Senior Directors diary

  • Organise internal and external meetings

  • Co-ordinate travel and related itineraries

  • Screen all telephone calls and respond accordingly, manage post and email

    communication and greet clients on behalf of the SD

  • Prepare a daily running list for the SD and ensure critical tasks are completed each day

  • Manage the SD's client database: add new clients, ensure existing client information is

    correct, maintain up to date interest lists, etc.

  • Assist the SD in preparing for meetings and viewings

  • Work on presentations to send to clients on behalf of the SD

  • Compile and record sales offers

  • After sales follow up co-ordinating with Gallery Manager, Finance Manager and

    Operations Manager

  • Complete SD's monthly expense reports

  • Assist in administrative duties as required

  • Assist with events organising


Highly regarded International Contemporary Gallery - excellent artists roster - opening for registrar to join strong team reports to Logistics Director.

.We are looking for least four years experience in registration preferably gallery (or auction) . Superb organizational skills, the ability to carefully manage projects and meet deadlines, and a working knowledge of registration, fine art shipping and logistics ..

Mid size and expanding gallery with international artists - this is a fantastic opportunity to run the registrar dept - excellent collaborative team - good environment and lots of scope for this role 

Back-end Software Developer (Java, AWS), NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM 

It has never been more important to make our towns and cities healthy and sustainable places to live. The Natural History Museum's Urban Nature Project (UNP) aims to give people across the UK, no matter who they are or where they live, the motivation and tools to safeguard nature in towns and cities, so that people and planet can thrive.

We are looking for an accomplished back-end engineer to join a collaborative, cross-discipline team that are dedicated to deliver a pioneering world-class science data product for the Museum and the UNP - the Data Ecosystem. The Ecosystem is UK biodiversity data from sources as diverse as acoustic sensors and DNA samples and will enable people from across the academic spectrum to manage, enrich, and explore the vast connected data set, elevating our understandings to new heights.

We work within a hybrid work model, supporting a combination of work-on-site / work-from-home as arranged by each team.

You'll find a culture that is inclusive, diverse, supportive, and fun. You will have opportunities to connect with the other communities in the museum, such as scientists, researchers, educators, and more. You'll have access to both the rich heritage and the modern purpose that the museum embraces and promotes.

Collections & House Manager, NATIONAL TRUST 

Are you committed to ensuring the highest possible standards of conservation, presentation, and collections management? Would you like to work in one of the Trust's Treasure House properties with a team of enthusiastic and dedicated professionals? Then please read on.

What it's like to work here

The outstanding collection of fine art and ancient Egyptian archaeology at Kingston Lacy is of international significance. As one of the National Trust's 'Treasure Houses', the 45 strong team have exciting times ahead as they embark on major conservation projects and ambitious interpretation initiatives to preserve and share this 300-year-old mansion and its rare and diverse collection of artefacts.

Using their expert knowledge of preventive conservation, conservation cleaning and documentation standards, the collections and house team care for the mansion, its interiors and works of art daily. Thinking now and forever, the team strives to present the collections and their history to the widest possible audience and preserve it for generations to come. Working closely with the Property Curator, the team are involved in creative and innovative interpretation of the house and its unique history, constantly developing their skills and expertise, and sharing their conservation work with our volunteers and visitors.

Group Head of Exhibition Services, SCIENCE MUSEUM GROUP 

About us

At Science Museum Group, we aim to inspire futures by creating informal learning environments which grow the 'science-capital' of our diverse audiences. One of the ways in which we do this is through our exhibitions programmes. We aspire to engage with the best practices to enhance our visitors' experiences through beautiful, inspiring and well-crafted displays shown across SMG, the UK and Internationally.

To support the leadership of this work, we are now recruiting in to a Group Head of Exhibition Services. Contractually, this role can be based at any of the SMG museums in London, Bradford, Manchester or York.

About the role

The Head of Exhibition Services will be responsible for leading a team delivering exhibitions wherever in the world they are displayed. As a service provider to exhibitions teams across the Group and at Tour venues, you will ensure the design, production, logistics and project management of exhibitions that move between sites are of the highest standards, including responsibility for health and safety of these activities. You will lead a high performing, multi-site team, ensuring their continued training and development, setting standards, and delivering an exceptional service to all exhibition teams, internal and external for the production and installation of exhibitions. You will travel internationally representing SMG and building strong and sustained partnerships through best practice.


The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is the home to six sites across the UK, featuring some of the world's most famous ships, aircraft and a world class naval collection spanning 350 years. We are looking for an enthusiastic and collaborative Event Marketing Manager to scope out and deliver new business and marketing plans in order to achieve our ambitious targets.

Reporting into the Head of Commercial Services, this new role is an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact by working to shape and implement our newly developed 3-year trading strategy. Working in collaboration with our experienced marketing team and site-based venue hire teams, you will scope out the market potential and deliver sales and marketing planning to promote a wide range of corporate and private hire opportunities across our unique heritage locations in order to fulfil the potential of our spaces.

The ideal candidate will be innovative, have excellent people skills and a proven track record of developing and delivering marketing plans to exceed sales targets. We are looking for someone who is just as enthusiastic to deliver business for our heritage treasures as well as our conference spaces!