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  •  HMS Trincomalee, Hartlepool - National Museum of the Royal Navy

     The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN), established in 2009, tells the story of the four fighting forces of the British Royal Navy. World famous attractions in our family of museums include Portsmouth’s HMS Victory, Belfast’s HMS Caroline and Europe’s largest collection of naval aircraft at Somerset’s Fleet Air Arm Museum. We tell the epic story of the Royal Navy, its impact on Britain and the world from its origins in 625 A.D. to the present day. This story is firmly rooted in Hartlepool and now with the acquisition of the UK’s oldest fighting ship still afloat, HMS Trincomalee and its surrounding historic quayside, The Maritime Experience, The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Hartlepool will be welcoming visitors from 1st June.

     

    General Manager; £31-36K per annum (dependent upon experience), 37.5 hours per week

    This is an exciting opportunity to help develop the visitor experience at The National Museum of the Royal Navy - Hartlepool, so that there is a clear focus on ensuring our visitors are delighted with first class service and enabled to connect with our compelling story.   Demonstrating a clear commercial focus on the site’s development with a real opportunity to add value and make a difference.  (Interviews will be held 19 May 2016 in Hartlepool) Click here to view the Role Profile

     

    Duty Manager; £20,500 per annum, 37.5 hours per week

    This is a great opportunity to support the General Manager to help deliver the visitor experience for The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Hartlepool to ensure our visitors are welcomed, assisted, delighted and inspired. (Interview date tbc in Hartlepool) Click here to view the Role Profile

     

    Marketing, PR and Events Manager; £22,000 per annum, 37.5 hours per week

    This is a brilliant opportunity to help deliver and shape the NMRN’s marketing strategy for the Hartlepool site, working as part of a team creating traditional mass marketing campaigns for this site (owning the social media presence and creating digital marketing campaigns).  (Interviews will be held 26 May 2016 in Hartlepool) Click here to view the Role Profile

     

    Curator of HMS Trincomalee; £26-31K per annum, 37.5 hours per week

    This is a fantastic opportunity to help shape the National Museum’s conservation approach to HMS Trincomalee; the oldest floating warship from the age of sail.  Setting new standards for ship conservation, interpretation and display and sharing new knowledge of the ship with visitors, staff, volunteers, etc.  (Interviews will be held w/c 20 June 2016 in Hartlepool) Click here to view the Role Profile

     

    Catering and Events Manager; £20k per annum, 37.5 hours per week

    This is a superb opportunity to help develop and lead the catering offer at The National Museum of the Royal Navy - Hartlepool site, both through events and the on-site Café.  This includes overseeing the running of all events on site (from weddings to conferences).  (Interviews will be held 2 June 2016 in Hartlepool. Click here to view the Role Profile

     

    Chef; £15,366 - £16k per annum, 37.5 hours per week

    This is an ideal opportunity to play a key role in the catering offer at The National Museum of the Royal Navy - Hartlepool site, both through events and the on-site Café.  This will include assisting in planning menus and creating meals within location-based catering and events (weddings to conferences). (Interviews will be held 19 May 2016 in Hartlepool) Click here to view the Role Profile

     

    Catering and Events Assistant; £15,366 per annum, 37.5 hours per week

    Working as part of the new Catering and Events Team delivering the catering offer at The National Museum of the Royal Navy - Hartlepool site, both through events and the on-site Café ensuring our customers are delighted with first class service.  (Interviews will be held 19 May 2016 in Hartlepool) Click here to view the Role Profile

     

    If you would like further information or an informal discussion regarding the roles please email the HR Team in the first instance.

     If you wish to apply, please submit a CV and covering letter indicating how your knowledge and experience match those specified.

    Applications should be forwarded to the HR team: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and are required by 4:00 pm on Tuesday 10 May 2016.

    If you have not been contacted by 25 May 2016 your application has been unsuccessful. 

     

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    Salary £16,088 per annum plus enhancement of £2.00 per hour for Technician duties

    Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust currently has a vacancy for a Permanent Attractions Visitor Host/Technician. This is a full-time permanent post and the successful applicant will work 5 out of 7 days, and be worked on an annualised hours system. A keen interest in the Technical aspects of the job is essential and any previous technical experience is welcomed.

    Main duties will involve:

    1. Acting as Duty Technician when required

    2. Acting as Conference Technician for special events when required.

    3. Acting as Projectionist for No.6 Cinema when required.

    4. Welcoming and orientating visitors and checking tickets on entry.

    5. Working on the Laser Quest arena, briefing and marshalling participants, operating the till and handling cash.

    6. Operating all Action Stations exhibits and displays and ensuring that participants are enjoying themselves safely.

    7. Operating the Mast Climbing Experience in BH4 when required.

    8. Assisting with workshops, corporate events, education visits, birthday parties and other events as necessary.

    9. Operating the cinema and running the Action Stations film, Command Approved.

    10. Keeping Action Stations clean and tidy and in a presentable state for visitors.

    11. Moving furniture to any designated area within Action Stations, in preparation for special events.

    For the full job description, an informal discussion regarding the role and details of how to apply, applicants should contact
    Will Beasley, Attractions Operations Manager at:
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 02392893315

    Please add Permanent Attractions Visitor Host/Technician to the subject line
    Closing date – Monday 16th May 2016
    Interviews – Wednesday 18th May 2016

     

  • Curator of HMS Trincomalee – National Museum of the Royal Navy

    Hartlepool based

    Salary:  £26,000 - £31,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)

    37.5 hours per week - Permanent

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy - Hartlepool, is recruiting for a Curator of HMS Trincomalee to join the Historic Ships team within the Heritage Directorate.

    This is an exciting new opportunity to help shape the National Museum’s conservation approach to HMS Trincomalee; the oldest floating warship from the age of sail.  Working as part of a team, this role will ensure the work to HMS Trincomalee sets new standards for ship conservation, interpretation and display.

    Key Opportunities

    • To play an integral part in the conservation of HMS Trincomalee.

    • Become the leading expert on the history of HMS Trincomalee.

    • Share new knowledge of the ship with visitors, staff, volunteers, etc.

    • Ensure the conservation work on the ship protects what makes HMS Trincomalee significant.

    • Build a team of volunteers to support this exciting new adventure.

    • Develop work into talks for members of the public and to deliver at conferences and forums nationwide to raise our public and professional profile as a National Museum.

    Knowledge/Experience

    • Applicants must have experience of ship/building/industrial collections conservation project(s) and experience of implementing management and conservation plans.

    Please click here to view the Role Profile

    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Andrew Baines on 023 9272 7565 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." ' + path + '\'' + prefix + ':' + addy60363 + '\'>'+addy_text60363+'<\/a>'; //-->

    Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified.

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    Interviews will be held w/c 20 June 2016 in Hartlepool

     

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    LOVE NAVAL HISTORY? SHARE IT WITH US!

    Volunteer at the National Museum of the Royal Navy

    We have an exciting opportunity for anyone wishing to volunteer with the NMRN.


    We are looking for front of house volunteers to engage with our visitors across our unique and historic attractions, these include:

    ·         HMS Victory

              The world’s oldest commissioned warship, Lord Horatio Nelson’s flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar.

    ·         HMS M.33

              One of only 3 Royal Navy ships to survive from World War One, served at the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915.

    ·         36 HOURS: JUTLAND 1916 EXHIBITION (OPENS MAY 2016)

               Largest exhibition dedicated at the Battle of Jutland in the world

    ·         NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE ROYAL NAVY GALLERIES

               Housed in two Grade I listed buildings displaying artefacts from the beginning of the Royal Navy to the modern day.


    We welcome all ages and backgrounds (18+) to volunteer in our ships and galleries.

    Volunteering with us is a great way to meet new people, developing new skills, gain experience and taken on new challenges

    Please click here to find out more

    If you’re interested, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

     

  • Catering Assistants – Fleet Air Arm Museum (Yeovilton, Somerset) - National Museum of the Royal Navy

    •             37.5 hours per week (some weekend work) - Fixed Term contract until 30 October 2016;

    •             17 hours per week (some weekend work) – Fixed Term contract until 4 September 2016;

    •             Casual hours available

    Salary for all roles:  £7.20 per hour

    Hours will vary based on the needs of the business.

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a team of casual and seasonal staff to support the existing teams during the busy summer period. There are opportunities to work in our Catering team at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton.

    You’ll need bags of enthusiasm and a positive ‘can do’ attitude to succeed in this role. You will need to ensure our visitors are welcomed, assisted, delighted, engaged and inspired.

    Key Opportunities

    ·      Working in unique heritage environments delivering excellent customer service to delight our visitors.

    ·      Proactively engaging with visitors to maximise the benefits of their visit.

    ·      Working as part of the a multi-disciplinary team with opportunities to make a real difference

    Knowledge/Experience

    ·      Demonstrable understanding of both customer service and customer care principles with a track record of delivering an outstanding customer experience.

    ·      Ability to work within and effectively contribute to a team, sharing best practice and acting as a role model for all colleagues.

    ·      Experience of communicating and engaging with a wide audience and different stakeholders.

    ·      Basic knowledge of Health and Safety and Security requirements and a willingness to learn more.

    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the catering roles, please contact Jonathon Tremlett (Catering Manager) on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

    Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified. 

    Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

    Interviews will be held at the Fleet Air Arm Museum on a date yet to be confirmed.

    Please can you state what preference of role listed above you have when you apply

     

  • Contract Type:Maternity cover


    Contact Name:Peter Haddock


    Job specification:


    Our current administrator is going on maternity leave.
    We need a team player who can work with every member of our team, and our colleagues within the dockyard. Key areas are:


    • Financial control skills
    • invoicing,
    • stock control
    • HR admin
    • training admin
    • payroll
    • other admin duties as required.

    Candidate Profile:
    Excellent attention to detail. Able to prove strong financial skills. A strong team player. A really lovely person who is a pleasure to work with.

    Desired Experience:
    Experience in a similar position would be desirable. Use of HR, accounts, and purchasing packages is advantageous.
    Reply to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 07557 922387.

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    Boathouse 7 requires waiting staff to work in our busy cafeteria in the heart of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
    Hours of work are predominately 9-5 including weekends, with some evening shifts.

    Overall purpose of the job


    Performing a variety of tasks associated with food service in a high volume cafe and delivering excellent customer service in the catering unit.
    Skills:
    • Enthusiasm to execute outstanding customer service
    • Communicate confidently with customer & exceeding visitor expectation
    • Ability to work within in a team and individually
    • Reliable/Flexibly
    • To complete unit specific tasks and sign off all associated paperwork
    • To attend team meetings as required
    • To operate the till in line with company operation and cash handling procedures
    • To maximize uptake and spend per head
    Experience preferred but not essential.

    If you think you are the person for the role in this busy, vibrant and friendly unit, we would like to hear from you.
    Please send your C.V along with a Covering Letter to :
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     

  • General Assistant required in the busy Mary Rose Cafe in the heart of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard – Successful Candidate will be on a Casual Workers Agreement which is a Zero Hour Contract and be required to work in Busy Periods and School Holidays and Weekends


    Overall purpose of the job

    Performing a variety of tasks associated with coffee & food production and delivering excellent customer service in the catering unit.

    Skills:
    • Enthusiasm to execute outstanding customer service
    • Communicate confidently with customer & exceeding visitor expectation
    • Ability to work within in a team and individually
    • Reliable/Flexible – delivery of shifts
    • To deliver the highest levels of customer service in line with company standards
    • To complete unit specific tasks and sign off all associated paperwork
    • To attend team meetings as required
    • To operate the till in line with company operation and cash handling procedures
    • To maximize uptake and spend per head

    Experience preferred but not essential.


    If you think you are the person for the role in this busy, vibrant and friendly unit, we would like to hear from you.

    Please send your C.V along with a Covering Letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.