Job Opportunities

World War One Exhibition Co-ordinator

Building on the success of Bletchley Park’s recent £8 million restoration, the World War One Exhibition Coordinator will establish, lead and project manage a new and exciting 5 year exhibition on the subject of the origins of British Signals Intelligence to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War One. You will take the key themes already identified for the exhibition from ideas through to installation by Spring 2015.

You will be responsible for ensuring that the exhibition is accessible to visitors of all backgrounds, working with exhibition designers and a committed curatorial team at Bletchley Park.

Your main responsibilities will be to: provide research input; liaise with project partners; negotiate objects to feature in the exhibition; and research and write content for text panels, captions and multimedia interactives: as well as developing website content.

We seek candidates with a recognised qualification in historical research and analysis, (probably, educated to postgraduate level), a track record of practical experience, and specific knowledge of the World War I period. We offer a unique opportunity to develop a new exhibition working with major sector stakeholders.

World War One Exhibition Co-ordinator Job Description

To apply please send your CV and a letter of application, by 5pm 19 May 2014 detailing relevant experience to:

Victoria Worpole (Director of Learning & Collections)
Bletchley Park Trust
Bletchley
Milton Keynes, MK3 6EB
or email: vworpole@bletchleypark.org.uk

Interviews will be held on Thursday 22 May at Bletchley Park.

Visitor Services Supervisor

A vacancy has arisen for a full time Supervisor at Bletchley Park, to work within the Visitor Service Team. You will be able to demonstrate outstanding customer service skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team. Experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

Duties will include: Supervising the Visitor Service team and the admissions and retail area, stock replenishment and merchandising, cash and till management, complaint handling, meeting and greeting coach parties, other duties as required.

The role will require working five days out of seven including weekend cover. Overtime may be required to cover the needs of the business.
Please send your CV with a covering letter, stating salary expectations to recruitment@bletchleypark.org.uk.
Closing date: Monday 21 April 2014

Visitor Service Assistants.

Opportunities exist for a number of fixed term positions within our Visitor Services Team.

The Bletchley Park Visitor Services Team is responsible for greeting and directing visitors around the museum, and supporting their visit in a number of areas. The role is varied and will include working in admissions, promoting and operating our retail shops and issuing multi-media guides to our visitors.

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about providing great customer service, and who will strive to ensure our visitors enjoy a wonderful day at Bletchley Park. You will have good spoken and numeracy skills and be enthusiastic with a "can-do" attitude. Previous experience is not essential but you will be able to demonstrate a flexible and hands-on approach whilst being a team player.

This is a six month position - May to October
There are a number of part-times roles available.
Typically these are for 10am to 2pm or 10am to 3pm, for 2 to 3 days per week.
Ability to work flexible hours will be preferred.

This is an ideal opportunity for students looking for weekend and holiday positions or those seeking a shorter working day. There will be a requirement to work bank holidays.

Please apply, sending your CV with a covering letter to recruitment@bletchleypark.org.uk
Please state preferred hours in your covering letter.

Closing date: Monday 21 April 2014

Volunteering Opportunities

We aim to deliver a faultless visitor experience, welcoming up to 250,000 visitors per year, and to achieve this we need to recruit more volunteers.

Becoming a volunteer at Bletchley Park offers the opportunity to share your expertise and gain a new skill set, and it brings people together from diverse backgrounds to work toward a common goal, building camaraderie and teamwork.

Volunteering offers an incredibly rewarding experience and it is an opportunity to explore new personal interests and goals.

Above all it is an opportunity to have fun and try something new.  

If you would like to find out more about joining the team of volunteers who help keep Bletchley Park running and provide a fantastic visitor experience, come to one of our volunteering open days on Friday 17 or Saturday 18 January 2014.

Alternatively, please email: volunteer@bletchleypark.org.uk