Job Vacancy: Museum Support Officer

Museum Support Officer

37 hours per week

(Temporary Contract up to 31 March 2025)

Salary Grade 5 £29,269 – £32,076 

Saffron Walden Museum, opened in 1835, it is the accredited museum service for
Uttlesford and holds extensive collections of social history, decorative arts,
archaeology and natural sciences relating to the district and its regional context, as
well as some historic collections from around the world.

We are seeking a friendly, motivated, organised individual to join our team on a
temporary basis.

This role is responsible for assisting the Curator, in ensuring the day-to-day smooth
and safe operational running of the Museum service.

You will have experience of working in a retail or administrative context, using EPOS
tills and card readers. Key financial tasks include reconciling cash takings,
processing orders and invoices and stocktaking. The role’s administrative tasks
include maintaining email distribution lists, scheduling and supporting maintenance
and service contractor visits, organising publicity mailouts and marketing our events
programme online.

This role is also responsible for supervising a team of welcome desk volunteers.

This post requires some flexibility in working hours (occasional weekend and
evening work as needed). Due to keyholder and call-out duties, the postholder must
be able to respond to out-of-hours emergency or maintenance callouts on occasion.
A full driving licence and access to a car are essential for transporting collections and resources
between museum buildings, and to other venues.

A full enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Jenny Oxley on
01799 510333 or email

To find out more and apply please visit

The closing date for completed applications is Sunday 28 April 2024.
Interviews are to be held on Tuesday 14 May 2024.

CVs will not be accepted

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