Vacancies

Would you like to be part of the team at one of the world's leading military museums?

Over 200,000 people visit the Tank Museum every year where we bring the history of tanks and tank crew to life... Supported by the world’s best collection of tanks & action packed live displays. Our staff play a vital role in ensuring each and every one of them has a memorable and enjoyable visit.

Current Opportunities:

Visitor Services Manager

£30,000 per annum

Full time permanent role

37.5 hours per week (to include 1 in 3 weekend working)

Over 200,000 people visit the Tank Museum every year where we bring the history of tanks and tank crew to life. This is a fabulous opportunity to work for Dorset’s number one indoor tourist attraction, as the Visitor Services Manager, where you will also be responsible for managing admissions and front of house. Our retail shop and admissions plays a critical role to the ongoing success of the Museum turning over £3.2 million in sales each year. As the Visitor Services Manager you will be focused on maximising sales, increasing profits and promoting a great customer experience. You will inspire your team, leading and developing them to achieve outstanding results through your experience and passion.

Your will need a minimum of 2 years’ experience of managing a large team in a fast moving retail environment. You’ll be commercially aware with a proven track record of control of overheads and increasing sales, with a strong focus on improving the visitor experience.  You will have excellent people management and leadership skills and the ability to motivate and support the development of the team. A high degree of professionalism and a proactive approach to increasing revenue and solving problems.

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Closing date Monday 26th February


Museum Guide

24 hours per week (3 days per week to include weekend and B/Hols)

£15,600 per annum (pro rata 37.5 hr week)

Are you a people person?

As a Museum Guide you will play a crucial part in enhancing the visitor experience on the Museum floor through personal interaction and by interpreting the exhibits while maintaining visitor safety and security.

Although full training will be provided, clear, confident communication skills are required for this role. Successful candidates will have an interest in military history, be service orientated, enthusiastic, reliable, smart in appearance, a team player and be able to act on their own initiative.

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Closing date 26th January 2018



To Make Your Application:

To apply for any of the positions above, there is a requirement to complete The Tank Museum application form below and return it to recruitment@tankmuseum.org. CVs only accepted in support of your completed application form.
 
Due to the large number of applications we usually receive, it is not possible to write to you should you not be shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Download application form here.

Staff may be subject to a CRB check on appointment.