Job vacancies at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and its associated attractions are advertised within these pages and externally in the relevant press. Please only apply for vacancies that are available as we are unable to reply to speculative letters.
Boathouse 4 is located in one of the oldest and most historic parts of the Historic Dockyard. Few visitors realise that we have been building wooden boats here for hundreds of years.
Would you like to join our team of volunteers?
Do you love Portsmouth, Wooden boats and our Naval Heritage?
Could you tell visitors the story of Boathouse 4?
Boathouse 4 has been restored and is now open as a FREE attraction at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and we are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our team
Our volunteers get involved in;
- The conservation and restoration of small boats from the Portsmouth Naval Base’s collection that come to us for repair or restoration.
- Leading a daily tour of our workshop floor telling visitors about the work underway.
- Telling our visitors about the significance and history of small boats in the Royal Navy and building boats in Boathouses 4,5,6,7.
- Demonstrate aspects of woodworking/boatbuilding or rope making to visitors – Training can be provided.
- Welcoming and interacting with our visitors.
- Help with our ‘hands-on’ activities and workshops for all ages.
- Crew our fleet of WWII boats.
For an application form or more information please email: email@example.com
We are looking for a full time supervisor to work in our Costa Coffee outlet in the historic dockyard. The job involves supervising staff and running shifts to the Costa Coffee brand standards, serving customers, making coffees, re stocking displays and clearing tables.
The working hours are between 9am-6pm and you must be available 5 days out of 7 including weekends. We are especially looking for someone who can cover a Sunday. You must have excellent customer service skills and be a team player with a positive attitude. We are looking for someone with previous experience of working at Costa Coffee and is ideally trained to be a Barista Maestro.
If you are interested in this role then please contact James or Scott on 02392 731552 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are looking for catering staff to help in Boathouse 7 restaurant during the summer period. There are a variety of full and part time positions available as the restaurant is open seven days a week from 10am - 5pm. The successful candidates must be well presented, reliable, hardworking and demonstrate excellent customer service skills. Previous catering experience would be helpful.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary – £6.15 - £8.21 per hour
If you are interested in this role then please contact James or Scott on 02392 731552 or email email@example.com.
We are looking for an experienced shipwright to join our expanding team at the International Boatbuilding Training College Portsmouth, training students of all ages the highest standards of craftsmanship in traditional boatbuilding.
You will be based in the Historic Dockyard, a centre of shipbuilding and boatbuilding for over 800 years, and will be involved, along with the students and volunteers, in the restoration of many important historic vessels as well as in the construction of replica vessels.
A strong motivation to pass on your skills and the ability to inspire others through effective communication are vital. Previous teaching experience is not essential.
Main duties include:
- Delivering high quality shipwright training to Learners;
- Assessing and recording Learner progress against training targets, creating tailored Learning Plans;
- Managing deployment of Learners to maximise learning opportunity and productivity;
Visit www.ibtcportsmouth.co.uk for more details about the College. Visits to the college can be arranged by calling 023 9289 3329.
For further information about the role and how to apply, please visit the Job Vacancies page of our website: www.pnbpropertytrust.org
Closing date: 31 May 2019
Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
Historic Ships Electrician
Salary: £24,000 to £25,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)
37.5 hours per week
The National Museum of the Royal Navy is the UK’s newest national Museum. We are recruiting an experienced Historic Ships Electrician within the expanding Historic Ships Conservation team based in Portsmouth. The successful candidate will be part of a friendly, multidisciplinary team of museum professionals, conservators and maritime industry specialists committed to high quality professional work maintaining and conserving historic ships.
The majority of your time will be based on the Portsmouth ships – HMS Victory, HMS Warrior and HMS M.33 - with occasional travel to other ships posted at the Museum’s other locations in the UK, including Hartlepool and Belfast.
Overseen by the Foreman Electrician, your work will ensure that the NMRN’s Historic Ships are able to operate effectively and safely. With these ships as public attractions, you will also engage with visitors about the important conservation work being undertaken. This role provides an excellent opportunity to those involved in interesting and challenging heritage work within historic ships.
Knowledge / Experience.
Fully qualified and time served Electrician with Deeds of Apprenticeship.
You will be required to have previous proven experience in electrical maintenance, alarm systems, fire detection, emergency lighting, audio systems, Risk Assessments and Health & Safety.
A Marine Electrical background is preferable but other Electrical backgrounds will be considered for the right candidate.
The role does require the applicant to be qualified to City & Guilds level 3 Certificate in Electronic / Electrical Engineering (2322). Equivalent Qualification’s or Experience will be considered
Qualified to Inspection and testing certificate (2394/2395) is desirable but equivalent qualification will be considered
The applicant will possess working knowledge of IEE regulations and BS7671.
For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Roy Smith on 07756 919 480, or email Roy.Smith@NMRN.org.uk
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 recruitment@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 31st August 2019.
Interviews will be held at Portsmouth and the date will be confirmed upon successful selection.
Salary:£16,575 - £18,000 per annum (dependent upon experience – pro rata salary £ 13,260 - £14,400 per annum)
30 hours per week – permanent
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting a Bookings and Evaluation Administrator to join the LEAP (Learning, Engagement, Access and Participation) team at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth.
This is an exciting opportunity to provide administrative support for our LEAP team. The role will include liaising with our trade and bookings teams to ensure we follow a smooth and efficient booking process for learning workshops, gathering and processing evaluation data, general administrative support for the LEAP team and ensuring that we are compliant with GDPR when handling and processing data.
You will be an experienced administrator with experience of using computerized booking systems and a high level of skill in using Excel and Outlook.
Reporting to the Head of Access and Participation this role will help us in achieving the NMRN’s vision to become the world’s most inspiring Naval Museum.
• To work in a varied role offering vital support to the business working within a unique heritage environment.
• To provide vital support in developing and implementing clear, smooth systems that assists the work of the LEAP team around data collection and bookings.
• To work in a multi-site organization, supporting remote teams from the central headquarters.
Applicants must enjoy administration work and be competent across a range of administrative tasks operating Windows-based software, with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Applications should have a methodical approach, an attention to detail and experience of using computerised bookings systems.
The ability to organise and prioritise workload and balance competing demands is essential. An interest in museums and/or arts administration would be an advantage.
For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Trudie Cole on firstname.lastname@example.org
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 recruitment@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 5pm on Monday 2 September 2019. The selection process will be held on Monday 16 September 2019.
Business Support Executive, Portsmouth based
Salary: £16,575 - £17,550 per annum (dependent upon experience)
37.5 hours per week – temporary (maternity cover) up to 12-months (fixed-term or secondment)
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting a Business Support Executive to join our Visitor Experience team at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth. This is a diverse role working in a fast paced environment, and essential to the NMRN’s vision to become the world’s most inspiring Naval Museum.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with the operational management team in the day to day operations of running a busy visitor attraction by providing essential administrative support. The work varies from day to day and involves a degree of autonomy.
• Working with a variety of people and different departments.
• Support the NMRN Headquarters with distribution of post and room bookings using a computerised system (Galaxy).
• Provide administrative support for the Tactical Action Group.
• General administrative duties including answering telephone customer enquiries, using Microsoft Office, raising purchase orders using our finance system (PSF), ordering supplies, e.g. stationary, uniform, etc.
• Undertaking daily banking - supporting our commercial operations.
• Opportunity to work in a unique heritage environment.
• Can confidently work across a range of administrative tasks and operate Windows-based software with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Experience of cash handling and banking procedures.
For further details, or informal enquiries regarding the role, please contact Molly Wilson at molly.wilson@NMRN.org.uk
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 recruitment@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 12pm Monday 9th September 2019. Interviews will be held on Friday 20th September 2019 in Portsmouth.
General Manager – Portsmouth based
Salary: £31,000 - £35,000 per annum (depending upon experience)
Full time: 37.5 hours per week – Temporary maternity cover (12-month Fixed-Term/secondment)
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a fixed-term General Manager (maternity cover) to join the Visitor Experience Directorate.
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an individual who is currently employed within a management role to gain additional experience and knowledge of working in a multi stakeholder environment, leading and empowering large teams and delivering commercial sustainability.
• Ensure all visitors are delighted and connect with our compelling stories across the Visitor Centre, NMRN Portsmouth, HMS Victory, M.33, Action Stations, HMS Warrior, Horrible Histories – Pirates, Dockyard Alive and the open spaces.
• Support and empower the operational team to deliver our strategic aims including driving commercial performance across the site.
• Managing complex budgets.
• Key Health and Safety role to ensure teams deliver safe working environments for staff, volunteers, visitors, wider business partners, etc.
• Liaise with our wider business partners across the PHD site to ensure strategy, policy and communications are maintained.
• Work closely with Business Development Managers, General Managers, Operations Manager and the Visitor Engagement Manager with the ability to make a difference to the visitor experience.
• Further develop management and leadership skills with support from the Head of Commercial Operations and the HR team.
• Develop project management and budget management skills.
• Lead cross-directorate team meetings and gain experience of partner relationships.
Applicants must have previous experience of working in a management position due to the size and scope of this role/level of responsibility. An ability to prioritise tasks, effectively delegate and communicate (both verbal and written) is essential.
The applicant must be able to demonstrate a passion for excellent visitor care, an understanding of commercial operations and an eye on strategy as well as being a team player.
Applicants must have knowledge of health and safety requirements and a willingness to learn more.
For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Louise Swales on 023 9272 8063 ext. 2075 or louise.swales@NMRN.org.uk
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 email@example.com and are required by 1 pm on the 30 August 2019. Interviews will be held w/c 16 September in Portsmouth.
Head of Digital Marketing
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)
Full time: 37.5 hours per week - permanent position, based in Portsmouth
The National Museum of the Royal Navy is ten years old. We tell the epic story of the Royal Navy and its fighting arms. Our vision is to be the world’s most inspiring naval museum, enabling people to enjoy, learn and engage with this epic story and its impact in shaping the modern world.
With our headquarters in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard we have grown rapidly in our first decade; from 325,000 to 1.3 million visitors, our turnover has also grown from £4 to £20m. Our story is told through the largest historic fleet in the world, from the Nation’s Flagship HMS Victory to the heroic Falkland war landing craft Foxtrot 7 – we care for capital ships, frigates, submarines, airplanes and nuclear bombs. Our museums have truly national reach with sites in Portsmouth, Gosport, Yeovilton, Belfast and Hartlepool with exciting plans for more naval museums to join the group.
Your new role
You will be key to our future growth. Developing our reach, engagement and awareness through our digital presence and capability, both on line and on social media, is critical to our sustainability. You will be part of the marketing department and will lead and shape a newly formed digital marketing team, with real responsibility for expenditure and income generation from day one as well as supporting digital across the national museum.
For the National Museum of the Royal Navy digital marketing touches everyone, from admissions sales, our commercial business to accessing our collections and reaching an international audience; your portfolio and influence is strategic and essential. You will report to key stakeholder groups, attend board meetings and represent the NMRN on a national level.
What will you need?
The ability to lead people and know instinctively what works in digital marketing, what is emerging and how to this helps the national museum to grow. You will live our values and behaviours and demonstrate to others how to use these to achieve the highest standards. You will be able to demonstrate a track record of high performance and progression in a complex stakeholder organisation. You will be able to see through the distractions to the heart of the matter and implement decisions that affect rapid change.
This role is based in Portsmouth with travel to other NMRN sites.
For further details, please contact John Rawlinson firstname.lastname@example.org
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 recruitment@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 1 pm on the 20 September 2019. The selection process will be held late September/early October in Portsmouth.