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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:

Executive PA to Director

Full time permanent contract:

£23,000 per annum

Closing Date: Monday 20th February 2017

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 The Tank Museum as the Executive PA to the Director, where you will play a crucial role of supporting the Director in the leadership of the Museum. As the Executive PA to the Director your duties will include:

  • General administrative tasks supporting the Director and HR Manager.
  • Organise and prioritise the diary for the Director of the Museum.
  • Plan and Coordinate travel arrangements and accommodation.
  • Act as a representative and gatekeeper, demonstrating sound judgement with both internal and external contacts.
  • Plan and Monitor deliverables from the Senior Management Team on behalf of the Director.
  • Organise incoming information, prioritising filtering and dealing with where possible.
  • Act as the point of contact for the board of trustees, and administer terms of office on behalf of the Director.
  • Organise board and other meetings, producing agendas and taking minutes. Ensuring the Director is fully briefed and prepared for meetings with relevant reports and presentations.
  • Act as a host for guests of the Director and the Chairman of the Museum.
  • Fulfil any other administrative task as required by the Senior Management Team and requested by the Director.

What you will need

  • Experience in a PA role. A high level of professionalism and sound judgement.
  • A good education with a high standard of spoken and written English.
  • Excellent organisational skills and accuracy.
  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to build relationships and liaise with a wide variety of stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft packages.
  • An ability to be flexible and a willingness to go above and beyond the requirements of the role.
Download job profile here.


Visitor Services Assistant

Zero hour contract (variable hours throughout the busy summer season to include some weekend working).

Must be 18 years or over

As a visitor services assistant you will be putting your excellent people skills to the best possible use. You will be selling admission tickets and retail merchandise, promoting membership and gift aid – helping us to meet our targets, but most importantly you will be welcoming our visitors warmly.

Experience in customer service and sales would be an advantage but more importantly you’ll love working with people of all ages, have bags of enthusiasm, and will always strive to make a good impression.

You will need to be practical and hands-on with excellent communication skills and to be comfortable working as part of a team. Cash handling skills are also required.

We believe that our visitors deserve more than just ‘good service’ but an amazing visitor experience they’ll never forget. 

Download Job Role Profile here.



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.


Apprenticeships at The Tank Museum:

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 and 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 Assistant

Working in our busy admissions and shop you will gain experience in customer service and retail merchandising.

Download Job Role Profile here.


Catering/Front of House Assistant

As a part of the Museum restaurant team you will be able to gain valuable experience in all aspects of working in a busy kitchen together with front of house and customer service skills.

Download Job Role Profile here.


Register Your Interest:
With the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications at Weymouth College. If you are between the age of 16- 24 and would like further details and to register an interest please write or email to: Suzanne Large, HR Officer, The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset, BH20 6JG, recruitment@tankmuseum.org.