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About Us


The Story Museum celebrates stories in all forms and explores their enduring power to teach and delight.

Creative opportunities

The Story Museum regularly collaborates with talented artists, designers, performers and curators to help bring stories to life.

  • If you are an artist looking to appear as part of The Story Museum’s programme, please contact our programming team.
  • If you are looking to use our spaces for a performance or rehearsals, please visit our Venue Hire section.
  • If you are looking for job opportunities, please scroll down.

The Story Museum is committed to increasing the diversity of our creative programme, workforce and audiences to ensure the quality and impact of our work. As part of this commitment, we will create opportunities specifically for individuals from communities currently under represented at our Museum. This includes people from the Global Majority, specifically the African diaspora; South, East, and South East Asian diaspora; the Middle East and North Africa; people with disabilities; and people from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. When submitting an Expression of Interest or applying for a role we ask you to confirm if you identify with one of these communities.

Director of Creative Programme

Salary: £40,000-£45,000

Contract: Full time permanent contact; flexible working hours available

Hours: 37.5 hours. Weekend, Bank Holiday and evening working may
be required. TOIL is available.

We are seeking a Director of Creative Programme to join our Executive Team to lead the talented group of creative, heritage and learning practiontioners who create and deliver the Museum's creative offer to families, children and young people, within and outside our building and online.

This is a new post, bringing together Exhibitions, Events, Learning, Participation and Collections, with a mandate to inspire and influence. The successful candidate will have a breadth of experience at a senior level in the arts and/or heritage sectors and well-honed skills as a creative practitioner or producer. They will be knowledgeable about stories and their potential to enrich lives and will be demonstrably committed to the inclusion and participation of diverse audiences.

For further details on the role, including the full job description and person specification, as well as details on how to apply, please download the recruitment pack below.

  • Director of Creative Programme Recruitment Pack PDF (2.343 MB)
  • Director of Creative Programme Personal Statement DOCX (55.568 KB)
  • Recruitment monitoring form DOCX (57.476 KB)

Cafe and Shop Assistants

Salary: £9-£9.50 per hour

Contract: Permanent, part-time variable hours contracts

Hours: Saturday and/or Sundays
Bank Holidays, School Holidays and evening working will be required as part of a shared rota

The Story Museum is looking for café and shop assistants who will be responsible for the daily operations of all the different aspects of the visitor experience. This is a combined position where you will be working on the welcome desk, gift shop and the café. As a part of our Front of House Team, you will give guests a friendly welcome, providing information about the museum and ensuring they have a memorable visit. In the café, you will be focusing on high quality food service to compliment customers on their visit.

There are full time and part time contracts available and applicants must be able to work on weekdays and weekends as well as Bank Holidays, School Holidays and occasional evenings.

For further information, please download the role description below.

To apply, please send a covering letter detailing your relevant experience and your CV to

Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis until the post is filled.

  • Visitor Services Assistant Job Description 2021 PDF (348.433 KB)


  • Diversity Statement PDF (62.625 KB)
  • Job applicants privacy statement PDF (174.425 KB)

Work Experience

For work experience opportunities

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