Jobs and Volunteering

The latest jobs and volunteering opportunities available at the National Justice Museum      

Paid opportunities

Position: Visitor Attractions Manager

Salary: £23,000 – £25,000 per annum

Hours per week: 37.5-40 INCLUDING WEEKENDS AND EVENINGS

Purpose: To assist the Commercial And Development Director to manage two visitor attractions, achieving the business objectives both operationally and commercially. To be responsible for the smooth running of both locations through excellent customer service and presentation at all times.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the new National Justice Museum in Nottingham and its future development. The successful candidate must have proven management experience of a team in a customer service commercial environment. Managing HR issues, excellent communication skills, the ability to manage budgets, a high level of attention to detail and the ability to work on own initiative are all required for this challenging role.

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If you wish to apply send your CV and a covering letter to adam.ogelsby@nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk

Closing Date for applications is the 4 August 2017

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by the 10 August. Interviews will be held week commencing the 14 August


Position: Head Interpreter

Salary: £9 per hour

Hours per week: 32 to 37.5 depending on the rota. Must be available evenings and weekends

Purpose of the role:

  • To manage the team of costumed interpreters at both the award winning National Justice Museum and City of Caves, ensuring all performances meet organisational standards, and are both entertaining and educational for all our visitors, groups and corporate clients for daytime and evening events.
  • To be part of the team and perform in costume as an interpreter when not carrying out supervisory duties, depending on the needs of the rota. It is expected that the role will comprise ½ administration/supervisory duties and ½ actually being a costumed interpreter but this will vary depending on the needs of the business.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the new National Justice Museum in Nottingham and its future development. The successful candidate must have proven acting and performing ability, being able to engage and interact with a variety of audiences, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, experience in a customer facing environment and experience with supervisory responsibilities, including reviews and performance development, absence, days off and holidays, and training and character development.

Download the job description

If you wish to apply send your CV and a covering letter to adam.ogelsby@nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk

Closing Date for applications is the 4th August 2017

Due to the expected high interest for the role we will not be able to contact unsuccessful applicants

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by the 7th August. Interviews will be held on Friday 10th August


Volunteer opportunities

Volunteering is a great way to enhance employability skills, meet new people and learn something new. You will also be supporting us in our mission to help young people gain a practical understanding of the law and its place in history so that they can be inspired by their rights and responsibilities to play an active role in society. Please email info@nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk to express your interest in volunteering with us.

Position: Volunteer Education Outreach Associate (Manchester, London or Nottingham) for the Creative Court UK Project

Role Type: Voluntary (with training provided)

Hours per week: 1 day per week – 10am-4pm. Must be available for the duration of the training September-November 2017 and be flexible to deliver Schools Outreach between November 2017-March 2018.

Training days Sept-Nov:
Manchester-based Associates – Mondays
London-based Associates – Tuesdays
Nottingham-based Associates – Thursdays

• Try something new and gain practical, hands-on experience in schools and museums
• Be part of a new project funded by Arts Council England and receive high-quality training
• Contribute to helping young people understand and improve their communities
• Meet new people and be part of an award-winning team
• Have the opportunity to apply for Freelance work with the National Justice Museum at the end of the project

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals looking to gain experience working with young people in the arts and heritage sector. As part of the Creative Court UK project Volunteer Associates will enable children and young people to learn about law and justice in their own schools and communities via an artist created ‘pop-up courtroom’.

The National Justice Museum are running the Creative Court UK project in schools across Nottingham, London and the North West and are therefore recruiting three teams of volunteers. The successful applicants do not need formal education in this field but should have excellent communication skills; be confident working with young people and have a passion for gaining experience in education. This role is particularly suited to non-graduates looking to change careers or develop new skills.

Download the full role description for more details: Full Role Description – Volunteer Associates 

If you wish to apply please contact the Project Manager: rebekah.wood@nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk
Closing Date for applications is the Friday 18th August 2017. Training will start the week beginning 4th September 2017