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We have a vacancy for a full-time Museum Assistant: Administration

This is a wonderful opportunity to work in an interesting and friendly environment and to learn more about the running of a heritage organisation.

The main purpose will be to assist the Marketing and Administration Manager with the day-to-day administration of the Museum and Society (a registered charity and company limited by guarantee), including publicity, membership and front of house duties.  Full details available here.

Hours - 9.30am – 5.30pm (35 per week - to include at least two Saturdays per month, time off in lieu will be given)

Salary - £16,000 - £17,000 pa, subject to experience.  Onsite parking, 28 days holiday, pension scheme.

To apply -  Complete an Application Form and send with a CV to: or Karen Jones, Wiltshire Museum, 41 Long Street, Devizes.  SN10 1NS

Closing date - 9am Monday 8 July 2019

Interviews - Week commencing 22 July 2019

To start - August-September 2019.

We are equal opportunities employers, which means that we are committed to providing equality of opportunity in employment to all persons.

Trustee of the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society

Would you like to help shape the future of the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (WANHS) to inspire people to explore the archaeology, history, art and environment of Wiltshire?  WANHS owns and operates the Wiltshire Museum which is Designated by the Government as being of National significance and features the best Bronze Age archaeology collection in Britain, including objects from the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site.  The Museum also has a notable archive, library and art collection.  WANHS is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee and funding comes from a variety of sources including membership subscriptions, grants from county and local authorities and sundry fundraising efforts.

We are looking for individuals to join our Board of Trustees.   This is an especially important time for the Society as plans are progressed to relocate the Wiltshire Museum to the Assize Court building in Devizes.

We are particularly looking for experience with Marketing and audience development, Project development or assisting with fundraising.  We welcome applications from anyone interested in joining us and we are committed to providing equality of opportunity.

There are usually six meetings a year and an average time commitment of around 2-4 hours per month – depending on how involved you choose to get with activities, working groups or committees.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 8 July 2019 and interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

If you would like to discuss the role, please do not hesitate to contact us -

Hours – an average of 2-4 per month

Salary – this is a volunteer role

Onsite parking

To apply – fill in the Application Form and send with CV to or to Karen Jones, Wiltshire Museum, 41 Long Street, Devizes. SN10 1NS.

Other information:

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