Working for the Weald & Downland Living Museum

We are an award winning, internationally recognised Living Museum with 50 historic buildings and gardens over a 40-acre site situated within the South Downs National Park.

Extraordinary buildings, fascinating artefacts, glorious surroundings and friendly, dedicated people – the Weald & Downland Living Museum is a unique and incredibly rewarding place to work.

If you have any questions or are interested in working at the Museum, please e-mail Shelley Harding, HR & Internal Communications Officer:

Currently recruiting:

  • Head of Learning (download job description – 1MB)
    An opportunity for an experienced Head of Learning to conceive, lead, manage and develop the Museum’s formal and public learning programmes.
  • MSc Programme Leader (download job description – 103KB)
    An opportunity for an MSc Programme Leader to lead, manage and facilitate the two MSc programmes in Building Conservation and Timber Building Conservation, validated by the University of York.
  • Chef (download job description – 847KB)
    Be a part of a busy café team welcoming and serving a varied visitor profile; from families enjoying a day out to history fans keen to see our conservation work in progress, to friends wanting to find the perfect spot for a long lunch and a chat.

The closing date for the above applications is Friday, 23 April 2021

Interviews will take place week commencing 3 May 2021.

Voluntary Roles

If you are interested in volunteering at the Museum, please visit our Volunteering page.

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