Current Vacancies

The British Motor Industry Heritage Trust employs around 70 permanent staff and over 100 casual staff to work at the British Motor Museum.

Roles can vary from office and museum work through to catering and operational roles such as chefs, café staff and engineers.

We also have extensive volunteering opportunities at the British Motor Museum. Please see our Volunteering page for more information on volunteering.

If we have any current vacancies they will be detailed below:

 

Archive Assistant, Lucas Project

Job Title:  Archive Assistant Lucas Project (BAC Cataloguing Grant 2017)
Salary:  circa £12.50 an hour, 37 hours a week for 6 weeks (November-December 2017)
Location:  British Motor Museum

The British Motor Industry Heritage Trust holds the largest Archive in the world of historic documentation and photographic material relating to the British Motor Industry. This includes the Lucas Collection, comprising documents and photographs created by Joseph Lucas Ltd/ Lucas Industries between 1860 and 1990. The Trust was recently awarded the Business Archives Cataloguing Grant for 2017 to create a digital catalogue for this important Collection.

This role would be ideal for anyone interested in gaining experience in a business archive environment. You will assist in opening up a valuable archive which is currently difficult to access. By the end of the project, working with the BMIHT archive team, you will have created an electronic catalogue in accordance with archive standard ISAD(G) to be uploaded onto TNA’s ‘Discovery’ website. In conjunction with this, you will contribute to the creation of a public gallery of social history photos on Flickr. We will also be using social media by means of blogging, Facebook and Twitter throughout the project.

You should have a university degree, be computer literate, competent with Microsoft Office or similar applications and used to working with websites and social media.

The British Motor Museum is in a rural area and not accessible by public transport so a driving licence with your own transport will be necessary.

A full job description for this post can be downloaded here.

How to apply

To apply, please send a CV along with a covering letter or email giving full details of your experience and suitability for this position to Charlotte Gallant, Deputy Archivist on charlotte.gallant@britishmotormuseum.co.uk

Closing date - Thursday 19 October 2017 (end of day)

Interviews - week beginning 23 October

No Agencies


Community Engagement Co-ordinator

Job Title: Community Engagement Co-ordinator, Fixed term contract until 31 March 2018
Salary: £22,000 per annum (pro-rata), 22.5 hours per week 
Location: British Motor Museum

The award-winning British Motor Museum in Warwickshire is the home to the world’s largest collection of British cars and an internationally important archive. In 2015 the Museum was awarded a grant of £811,686 by Arts Council England for the 'The Open Road' project, which has helped develop the long term sustainability of the organisation. 

The Trust is looking to recruit a Community Engagement Co-ordinator to work with the Museum team to assist in the final completion of key Community Engagement project objectives and the collating of evaluation and feedback. 

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, and should be well organised with strong administrative, IT and project management skills, and should have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

A full job description for this post can be downloaded here.

How to apply

To apply, please send a CV along with a covering letter or email giving full details of your experience and suitability for this position to julie.tant@britishmotormuseum.co.uk

Closing date - Thursday 19 October 2017

Interviews - Wednesday 8 November 2017

No Agencies

 

  

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