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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.

Business Development and Corporate Events Manager

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000, Band 5

Contract: Full time permanent contact

Hours: 37.5 hours, including weekend, Bank Holiday and evening working to support events and hires as required

We’re looking for a dynamic & inquisitive person to help develop the commercial income streams at the Museum. These activities include

  • hiring our spaces for conferences and parties
  • group visits of international visitors
  • 'Night in the Museum' sleepovers and
  • birthday parties

You may have experience of running similar activities or have an in depth understanding of box office software so know how to interrogate data to inform us about visitor booking trends. If you enjoy practical organisational activities and getting stuck into a good spreadsheet then this could be the role for you!

Please read the Applicant Information document for an overview of the recruitment framework and useful details to help you complete your application.

Closing date: 10am, Tuesday 30 November

Interviews: w/c Monday 6 December

  • Applicant Information PDF (299.666 KB)
  • Business Development and Corporate Events Manager Job Description PDF (664.884 KB)
  • Business Development and Corporate Events Manager Person Specification PDF (412.618 KB)
  • Business Development Manager Personal Statement DOCX (54.483 KB)
  • Recruitment monitoring form DOCX (57.07 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 ensure our visitors receive 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 for both customers visiting the Museum and customers just coming for the cafe.

This is a part time contract and applicants must be available on Saturdays and/or Sundays 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 Assistants Job Description 2021 DOCX (52.312 KB)


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

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