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Bounty launch reproduction project at The National Maritime Museum Cornwall photo by Paul Abbitt

Interested in working with us?

We’re a small, friendly, dedicated and hard working team lead by museum director, Richard Doughty. The team is supported by a large group of volunteers without whom we simply couldn’t function.

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Current job vacancies

Head of Visitor Experience

c. £40,000

We are seeking a self-motivated Head of Visitor Experience who will lead and manage visitor services and all commercial operations, taking responsibility for retail, catering, events, visitor services and the Museum’s estate. You will be responsible for developing and optimising the effective organisation and profitability of those activities, to deliver an increasing financial contribution for the museum.

The ideal candidate will have proven commercial experience at a senior management level. You will have experience of delivering results through leading, inspiring and motivating teams, with a successful track record of driving sustained growth.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop, influence and improve the effectiveness and profitability of our commercial operation, whilst playing a central role in overseeing, coordinating and championing the visitor experience, making the Museum a must-see visitor attraction, acclaimed nationally and internationally and loved locally.

In the coming years we are planning to undertake a complete renovation of the public offer and visitor facilities which will include our commercial operations. The successful candidate will have an influential role in this major transformational project.

A relocation package would be available for the ideal candidate.

Download the candidate pack containing full details of this exciting opportunity, along with our application form.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please return your completed application form to or Linda Frost, Human Resources Manager, National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Discovery Quay, Falmouth, TR11 3QY.

Closing date for completed applications: Monday, 14 August 2017 at 5.00pm.

Interviews will be held on: Thursday, 24 August 2017

Contact us

For further information on vacancies or volunteering:

Human Resources Manager: Linda Frost
Telephone: 01326 214559

What’s on and What’s here 2017

National Maritime Museum
Cornwall Trust
Discovery Quay
TR11 3QY

Tel: +44(0)1326 313388