Stockroom Assistant, National Museum

Artisan People are looking for a dedicated and hard-working Stockroom Assistant to work at one of the oldest and most well-known museums in the world. It is a physically demanding position involving large amounts of manual lifting though rewarding to work in such an environment.

Please note that this is a full time, temporary position with the possibility of becoming permanent. As successful candidate you should be fully available on an ongoing basis including weekends and some evenings.

We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.

You should:

  • Have good communication and numeracy skills
  • Have a proactive and positive approach to work
  • Be physically able to lift and move large amounts of stock according to H&S guidelines
  • Be able to work quickly and efficiently
  • Have a good level of fitness
  • Have good listening skills and be able to take instruction
  • Have experience of working in the busy retail industry
  • Have experience of working in a warehouse/stockroom
  • Have basic IT skills

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Check deliveries
  • Unpack and store stock in correct and safe locations
  • Pack up stock to be returned to suppliers
  • Keep stockroom organised and clean
  • Adhere to Health & Safety guidelines
  • Ensure stock is rotated on a regular basis
  • Supply stock to the museum shops
  • Liaise with shop and stock managers
  • Ensure records of goods going in and out is correct and up-to-date

Pay is £7.50 per hour, moving to £8.44

Please apply as soon as possible with a CV and covering letter.

Artisan People is an inclusive employer and recognise difference as crucial to our organisation, as well as allowing a greater connection with various audiences. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and are particularly interested in those from individuals with visible or non-visible differences that are currently underrepresented in the cultural heritage sector, to be proportionally representative of society.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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Temporary Positions / Front Of House / Hosting / Gallery assistants etc

Artisan People have a number of clients who call on us for casual staff in a number of roles, such as Hosting, Gallery Assistants, Cloakroom, Retail, Customer Service and Waiting positions. Some of this work is short-notice, so people who are flexible and keen to pick up work would be ideal.

We are looking to take on people for casual shift-work through the busy Summer period, but possibly longer. If you have a background in working in customer service positions, museums, galleries or in Hospitality and are flexible and keen for evening shifts, weekend work and casual work, please send us your CV, cover letter and your availability.

We will be arranging some small group interviews to meet potential candidates on Thursdays through August.

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Artisan People is an inclusive employer and recognise difference as crucial to our organisation, as well as allowing a greater connection with various audiences. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and are particularly interested in those from individuals with visible or non-visible differences that are currently underrepresented in the cultural heritage sector, to be proportionally representative of society.

Full Time Box Office Hosts – New Heritage Museum in Central London

Artisan People are recruiting for full-time Box Office Hosts for a new and exciting British heritage museum in central London. Box Office Hosts with this company fill a dual role of providing an efficient ticket sales service to the public, as well as a reception service for visitors to the museum. Experience in ticketing and box office is essential – a successful candidate will be expected to deliver impeccable customer service.

Your tasks will primarily involve:

  • Assisting in ticket sales to the public in person, by phone, by post and online.
  • Welcoming and informing visitors and staff about the institution – acting as an ambassador for the company.
  • General administrative tasks and reception duties.

This role is for 4-6 weeks initially with the placement starting after August 1st.

Candidates should be entirely flexible throughout a 7-day week and willing to work evenings and weekends.

The rate of pay will be £9.75/hr.

Candidates should have:

  • Excellent written and spoken English and communication skills
  • Substantial previous experience with customer service, both face-to-face and by telephone
  • Sound IT skills and experience of using an online booking system – ideally Recreatex
  • Card and cash-handling experience
  • A commitment to providing the best customer service possible
  • Excellent presentation, punctuality and reliability
  • Vigilance within surroundings and awareness of security issues
  • An engagement with visitors, actively promoting the museum and ticket sales
  • A positive and proactive approach to work
  • A passion for history, customer service and museums

Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible with a CV and covering letter (addressing all aspects of the role and the necessary facets listed).

Only succesful candidates will be contacted.

 

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Artisan People is an inclusive employer and recognise difference as crucial to our organisation, as well as allowing a greater connection with various audiences. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and are particularly interested in those from individuals with visible or non-visible differences that are currently underrepresented in the cultural heritage sector, to be proportionally representative of society.

FT Retail Assistant, National Museum

Artisan People are looking for full time Retail Assistants to work in the shops of one of Central London's oldest and most renowned museums. You should have previous retail experience, a strong work ethic, have experience of busy environments and enjoy working with people.

Please note that this is a temporaryfull time position organised around a fixed but rolling rota. You should be able to provide mostly a full availability on an ongoing basis, including evenings and weekends.

The role runs from July until September. Interviews with Artisan People will be held next week (24.-28. July).

You must have:

·         Experience in retail or the busy service industry

·         Fluency in English

·         Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with visitors

·         A positive and proactive approach to work

·         Experience of working under pressure

·         Team working and listening skills

·         Cash and card handling experience

Your duties will include:

·         Serving customers and selling products

·         Processing card and cash payments

·         Keeping the shop floor well-presented, clean and tidy

·         Restocking and replenishing shelves

·         Ensuring the smooth-running of the shop

·         Providing excellent customer service

Pay is £7.50 per hour.

Artisan People is an inclusive employer and recognise difference as crucial to our organisation, as well as allowing a greater connection with various audiences. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and are particularly interested in those from individuals with visible or non-visible differences that are currently under-represented in the cultural heritage sector, to be proportionally representative of society.

Please apply as soon as possible with a CV and covering letter to Ina Gutknecht. Any applications that do not address the above points in the covering letter will be at a serious disadvantage.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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