The Story Museum's exhibitions are now closed as we prepare for our major redevelopment. The Story Cafe is open Tuesday - Friday.

Job vacancies

Current vacancies


Exhibition Design Briefs – Invitation to Tender for Design & Fit-out

The Story Museum is inviting tenders for the design and fit-out of our major new capital redevelopment project.

The redeveloped museum will deliver a total of 10 activity and gallery spaces including four new galleries with immersive and interactive exhibitions, a new climate controlled gallery for exhibiting heritage and precious objects, a dedicated performance space, a learning studio, a sensory room, an interactive multimedia experience and a redesigned courtyard with external life, staircase and walkways.

We are now looking for suitably experienced and dynamic design consultants to bring our vision to life by helping us create a magical and memorable experience for visitors – particularly young visitors and their families.

The tender is divided into four design briefs: Lead Design Consultant, Graphic Design Consultant, Creative Digital Consultant and Exhibitions Designer/s. Designers may respond to any number of these briefs.

The fourth brief relates to four spaces. Designers may respond to any number of these spaces

If you are interested in joining us in the next phase of our transformation and would like further information, please email lisa.mitchell@storymuseum.org.uk.

For further details, download the following information:
Exhibition Design Briefs
Floor Plans
Chapter 2 Programme
Content Framework 2018
Axonometric Drawing

To apply:

This will be a two-stage process, involving shortlisting candidates on the basis of a brief proposal, credentials and examples of previous work, as specified in each brief. Following this, shortlisted candidates will be invited to prepare initial responses to one aspect of their chosen brief and to attend an interview.

Deadlines:

Lead Design Consultant: Friday 14 September.

Graphic Design Consultant, Creative Digital Consultant and Exhibition Designers: Friday 12 October.

Tender returns to be emailed to katharine.clayden@storymuseum.org.uk

 

Café & Shop Assistant

£7.50/£8 per hour depending on experience

We are recruiting an enthusiastic Café & Shop Assistant to join our existing team. As one of the first people to meet visiting members of the public, the successful candidate will play a vital front of house role by providing excellent customer service to visitors of all ages. You will have previous experience in a front of house waiting/serving role and must be fast and efficient with a professional coffee machine.

This is a variable hours contract of approximately 20 hours a week on a flexible 5 day rota.

Download the full job description

To apply download the application form, complete and return to Pippa Hamwee, Cook/Cafe Manager

Closing date:
This is an immediate vacancy so applications will be reviewed on receipt and the post filled once a suitable candidate has been found.


Kitchen Assistant

From £8 per hour depending on experience
Hours negotiable – school hours possible
Immediate start

We are looking for a kitchen assistant to join our cafe team. You’ll need a positive ‘can-do’ attitude, be happy to work flexibly and have a friendly nature. Some experience preferred but not essential. You’ll work alongside our existing cook during busy periods and provide full cover during days off / holidays, helping to prepare food in our city-centre independent cafe.

You will need to have a passion for healthy, sustainable food and be capable of working on your own and fulfilling orders against a simple agreed menu using fresh ingredients. This includes a limited range of hot food prepared in the kitchen and the preparation of sandwiches and salads at the front of house counter.

Download the full job description

To apply download the application form, complete and return to Pippa Hamwee, Cook/Cafe Manager

Closing date:
This is an immediate vacancy so applications will be reviewed on receipt and the post filled once a suitable candidate has been found.


The Story Museum is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation or a criminal record.

To find out how The Story Museum collects and uses the personal information that individuals provide when applying for a job please read our privacy statement for job applicants.

You may also wish to check out our volunteer opportunities.

We flag up opportunities here on the website and also on Twitter & Facebook.