Jobs

The River & Rowing Museum is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Head of Museum Operations

You will ensure the effective and safe management of the museum buildings, grounds and installed services, together with the delivery of an exemplary customer service through the effective oversight of the Front of House and retail operations. As a member of the senior management team, the post-holder works closely with the Director and other staff to plan, co-ordinate and implement future delivery and make best use of available resources.

We need someone with building operations experience in either the arts or heritage sectors, and who understands the demands of maintaining effective delivery of front of house, venue and customer services. In managing a significant proportion of our staff and operational budgets, you will be adept at balancing competing priorities with considerable attention to detail, whilst contributing to the strategic development of the organisation as a key member of the senior management team.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 31st March.

Initial interviews will take place in Henley on Thames on 5 & 6 April.

Head of Museum Operation 2017

RRM-Application-Form 2017

Head of Collections & Exhibitions

You will lead and manage the team responsible for  the care, development and management of our collections and archive, whilst seeking to maximise opportunities for public engagement with the Museum, its collections & exhibitions, whilst leading the development and delivery of our temporary exhibitions programme.

The successful candidate for this role will be an experienced curator and a key member of the senior management team. They will focus on the delivery of our mission- to bring the museum, its collections and exhibitions to life,  working closely with the Director and other staff to plan, co-ordinate and implement future delivery and make best use of available resources. This is a hands on role for someone with the drive, skill and determination to unlock the stories contained within our collections, and someone who will want to use their expertise, knowledge and experience to bring an exciting range of temporary exhibitions to life in Henley.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 31st March.

Initial interviews will take place in Henley on Thames on 12 & 13 April.

head of collections job pack

RRM-Application-Form 2017

Visitor Assistant

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, welcoming and energetic people to our friendly front desk team.

Our Visitor Assistants provide a warm welcome all our visitors, and are very much the face of the Museum. Excellent customer service skills are vital, as well as great communication skills.  The role is a very varied one, including supporting the retail operation serving customers in our shop, ensuring visitor safety whilst in the building, and administrative tasks.

For more information, and to apply, please view the documents below.

RRM Application Form

Visitor Assistant