Working for Weald & Downland

Thank you for your interest in working for the Museum. Extraordinary buildings, fascinating artefacts, glorious surroundings and friendly, dedicated people – the Weald & Downland Living Museum is a unique and incredibly rewarding place to work.

 

Retail Assistant (full time) – £8.25 per hour

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Retail Assistant to join our friendly team in the Museum’s stunning new shop. We would love to hear from you if you can offer;

  • a high degree of numeracy
  • experience using touchscreen EPOS systems
  • previous experience in retail
  • prior experience in staff management (overseeing shifts)
  • an eye for visual merchandising
  • a positive customer-facing personality
  • experience in online retail would be beneficial although not essential

Please read the Retail Assistant (Shift Leader) – Job description before to applying for this role.

This position offers full time employment, working five days in every seven. Hours may be annualised. As valued members of our team, the Museum offers you:

  • A competitive hourly rate
  • Discount in the Museum shop and café
  • Free entry to the Museum to staff and immediate family

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV to [email protected].

 

Casual Staff – Events £7.50 per hour

Working alongside the Events & Functions Team, we have a range of opportunities which include helping with events and functions set up, stewarding, event runners, car parking, ticketing, hospitality and hands-on activities.

Training will be provided so experience is not essential for these roles.

We are looking to build a team of casual workers who can offer;

  • A warm and welcoming personality.
  • A positive, can do attitude.
  • A passion for working within an exciting events environment.
  • A desire to learn valuable and transferrable skills within events.
  • A willingness to serve our customers.
  • A flexible approach to working hours and duties.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

As valued members of our team, the Museum offers you:

  • A competitive hourly rate
  • Key uniform items
  • Discount in the Museum shop and café
  • Free entry to the Museum to staff and immediate family

If you would like the opportunity to work (or volunteer) at the Museum please send your CV to [email protected].

 

Voluntary roles

We are currently recruiting for the following voluntary roles at the Museum:

To apply, please contact [email protected].

If you are interested in volunteering at the Museum in an alternative capacity not listed above, please visit our volunteering page.