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

Visitor Services and Volunteer Assistant

Part-time: 22.5 hours per week. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays + some Bank Holidays and additional days
Hours: 9.00 to 17.30
Pay: £8.50 p/h

As a key member of the museum’s Visitor Services team you will be required to combine retail skills with visitor services. You will work closely with two other Visitor Services Assistants, managed by the General Manager, and supported by a growing team of volunteers.

This is a customer facing role. You will be the first point of contact for all visitors, providing them with detailed information and consistently offering a welcoming, friendly and efficient service.

You will also be responsible for the efficient and profitable running of the 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.

Your key responsibility, alongside providing exceptional care to our visitors and selling tickets and products, will be to support the General Manager to manage our volunteer programme. You will recruit new volunteers, manage the volunteer rota and develop an vibrant volunteer programme to ensure that volunteers have an enjoyable, informative and productive experience at Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft.

Additionally, you will assist the General Manager, Learning Manager and Visitor Services Assistants in the delivery of DMAC events, venue hire and group visits.

To apply please carefully read the job description and send a cover letter no longer than one side of A4 plus your CV and Equal Opportunities Form and email them to with JOB APPLICATION in the subject line.

Download the job description for full details here

Deadline: Monday 29 July 2019, 5pm
Interviews: Thursday 1 August
Start Date: immediate

Deadline for applications 5pm Monday 29 July. You can find our Equal Opportunities Form here.

Office & Finance Assistant

Part-time: 21 hours per week, 18 month contract.
Hours: To be agreed with the successful candidate
Pay: £18,000 pro rata

This role is essential to support the day-to-day running of the Museum, working alongside the General Manager to make sure it runs smoothly.

The post would suit someone with strong attention to detail, who is good with figures and enjoys an organised approach to their work.  Key tasks will be to support financial processing and be a first point of call for enquiries to the Museum, both by telephone and email.  We are looking for someone who is able to take on tasks and work independently but ask for help when needed.  We are a small team who work closely together to support each other in our roles and will provide a welcoming atmosphere.

Deadline: Monday 29 July 2019, 5pm
Interviews: Thursday 1 August
Start Date: immediate

For more information, and details on how to apply, click here. You can find our Equal Opportunities Form here.