Current Vacancies


Join our small team and help grow the award-winning Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft.

Communications Manager

Hours: Part-time, 3 days (21 hours) per week.
Salary: £20 – 25,000 depending on experience (pro rata).
Contract period: Fixed term.

As a key member of the management team, you will be responsible for delivering communications and press activity for the museum, management of digital and social channels, and liaising with the Curator to communicate both the temporary exhibitions and the museum’s permanent collection, as well as with the Learning & Public Programme Manager to ensure the museum’s workshop and events programme reaches as wide an audience as possible. The post-holder will work with the Director and liaise across all departments to ensure consistency of brand, tone of voice and accessibility within material, and conduct analytics.

Some evening and weekend working will be required. Flexible working can be negotiated within reasonable parameters. As this is a part-time role, days of work will be agreed with the successful candidate.

To apply please carefully read the job description carefully, then send your CV including details of current salary, a letter of application detailing your suitability for the role, paying close reference to the person specification (2 sides of A4 Max), plus an example of a press release or other equivalent content you have produced in a previous role, together with the equal opportunities monitoring form to: steph@ditchlingmuseumartcraft.org.uk.

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Deadline: Monday 12 November 2018 (by 5pm)
Interviews: Monday 19 November 2018



Visitor Services Assistant, Group Visits and Venue Hire

Part time: Wednesdays and Sundays + some Bank Holidays and additional days.
Hours: 9.00 to 17.30
Pay: £8.50 p/h

As a key member of the Visitor Services team you will welcome visitors to the museum, providing them with detailed information and consistently delivering the highest standards of friendly customer service.

You will also assist with the efficient and profitable running of DMAC’s beautiful shop and café. A strong drive for achieving sales targets and the confidence to approach visitors and actively sell a wide range of products is essential.

You will particularly help us deliver consistently well-managed, commercially successful group visits, tours and venue hire. And you will work with the team to help increase the number of visitors and group bookings to the museum. You will support the General Manager to issue invoices and welcome groups and hires to the Museum.

Part time, working Wednesdays and Sundays and some Bank Holidays (with occasional flexibility on days) plus some additional days and evenings to cover holidays and busy periods.

To apply please carefully read the job description and complete the job application and email to rebecca@ditchlingmuseumartcraft.org.uk with JOB APPLICATION in the subject line.

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Deadline: Tuesday, 13 November, 5pm
Interviews: Friday, 16 November
Start Date: Immediate