Vacancy posted on behalf of Durham Cathedral.
Location: Durham Cathedral
Contract: Temporary for 6 months, may become permanent subject to funding
Hours: 52 hours per fortnight (Mon Tues 9.30-5.30pm, half day Wed 9.30-2.00pm plus every other weekend, Saturday 9.30-5.30pm, Sunday 12-5.30pm
Rate of Pay: £8.75 per hour
Open Treasure is Durham Cathedral’s newest visitor experience. A rolling programme of exhibitions featuring the Cathedral’s own extensive collections and items on short-term loan from other prestigious institutions is now open to the public. This £10 million project with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund gives visitors the opportunity to experience modern high quality gallery spaces that remain sensitive to the history of the Cathedral and to learn about the history of the region and Christianity.
We are looking for an individual with an interest in heritage and historical collections to join our Open Treasure Gallery Attendant team. Responsible for the overall visitor experience, daily duties will include, but are not limited to, providing interpretation to exhibition visitors, providing visitor desk cover, sales, security and maintenance. Full training will be provided on the job.
If you are interested in working in our gallery and exhibition spaces and would like to find out more about this opportunity, please follow the link below.
For an application pack please go to: https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/beinvolved/employment
Closing date for receipt of completed application form: Midnight, Mon 22 Jan 2018
Shortlisting date: Friday 26 January 2018
Interview date: Friday 9 February 2018
Preferred start date: As soon as possible following pre-employment checks