Full-time DONATIONS ASSISTANT / ACTIVE SELLER - NATIONAL MUSEUM

Artisan People are looking to put together a team of Donations Assistants and Active Sellers for one of Central London's oldest and most renowned museums. The team will be responsible for welcoming guests to the museum and encouraging and taking donations on behalf of the museum in the bag search area. You will also likely be answering visitor’s questions and acting as a first point of contact for the museum, so a friendly but focused approach to this role is essential.

Please note that this is a temporaryfull time position for 12 weeks organised around a fixed but rolling rota. You should be able to provide full availability for the 12-week period, including evenings and weekends.

The role runs from mid April - mid July. Initial interviews will be held from the Monday 25th March at Artisan People, followed by a second interview at the museum on the 8th April.

You must have:

  • Experience in retail or the busy service industry

  • Charity fundraising experience, or donations assistant at another museum would be ideal but not essential

  • Fluency in English and excellent communication skills and ability to interact with visitors

  • A positive and proactive approach to work

  • Experience of working under pressure in a busy environment

  • Team working and listening skills

  • Cash and card handling experience

  • Confidence in approaching guests and groups

Your duties will include:

  • Actively greeting guests and encouraging donations to the museum

  • Taking donations via a PDQ machine or cash

  • Be knowledgeable of the museums temporary exhibitions and permanent collections

Pay £9.25ph

Please apply with a CV and covering letter to Rachel McCourt.

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Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Artisan People act as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers and permanent recruitment. By applying for this position, you accept Artisan People’s Privacy Policy which can be found at www.artisanpeople.com

Temporary Positions / Front Of House / Hosting / Gallery Assistants

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. 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 Easter and possibly longer. If you have a background in working in customer service positions, museums, galleries or in hospitality and are flexible and keen for daytime, evening and weekend work, please send us your CV, cover letter and your availability - weekend availability is essential though.

Pay varies by placement and is usually between £8.23ph - £10.20ph. 

We will be arranging some small group interviews to meet potential candidates in the coming weeks.

You will need to have:

  • Available for a group interview either on Mondays or Wednesdays at 1330.

  • Availability through April

  • Good weekend and evening availability

  • Customer Service experience within a similar sector – this could include retail, heritage, event work, bar work etc (not just museums!)

Please respond with a copy of your updated CV.

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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.

Artisan People act as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers and permanent recruitment. By applying for this position, you accept Artisan People’s Privacy Policy which can be found at www.artisanpeople.com.

Part-time Visitor Services Supervisor - Historic London Visitor Attraction

A unique part of London underground history is opened to the public, providing a small number of guests the opportunity to explore and learn about a well preserved historical time capsule, led by experienced tour guides.

The attraction has a team of Customer Service staff, led by a Duty Supervisor, to ensure all guests experience a fantastic visit. You will be expected to ensure the Customer service Team provide a good level of service and you will be an escalation point for any issues that arise and problems that need to be resolved.

Opening from Wednesday to Sunday each week, the Duty Supervisors will do 3/4 shifts of 8.5 hours each week, must be available for compulsory training dates.

Successful candidates must have:- 

  • Suitable management/team leader experience in a similar exhibition/events environment

  • Excellent customer service/complaint handling skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the proven ability to lead and motivate a team

  • Experience in public health and safety requirements and evacuation procedures

  • Dedication and commitment of keyholder responsibilities

  • Good level of physical fitness / ability to stand for long periods / ascend descend stairs frequently

  • A positive and proactive approach to work

  • An interest in London’s history.

 Dates:-

  • Initial interview with Artisan People from 2nd April.

  • Second Interview with client on Monday 15th April.

  • Role training starting April - May.

  • Role beginning in full from June.

Pay rate: £13.43 hour. Training will be provided. 

Please apply with a CV and covering letter that addresses all of the above.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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.

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Artisan People act as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers and permanent recruitment. By applying for this position, you accept Artisan People’s Privacy Policy which can be found at www.artisanpeople.com.

Full Time - Senior Gallery Administrator

Artisan People are looking to recruit a Gallery Administrator to work in a specialist art gallery and dealership. A successful candidate for this position would be highly driven, confident and committed gallery administrator with proficient-level of experience in the art industry. The gallery administrator should have excellent operational, managerial and organisational skills, be able to manage a small team and use their own initiative, as well as be responsible for exhibition, project, event and client management, gallery promotion and art sales.

Please note that this is a permanent, full time Mon-Fri position. Our client are looking for a suitable candidate to start immediately, in order to receive some handover training.

Your key responsibilities:

• Developing and managing the gallery’s finance and business accounts


• Leading and preparing exhibitions, events and projects

• Gallery site management
and office administration

• Visitor engagement and liaising with curator, directors, press and collectors

• Maintaining gallery databases, inventories, website

• Supporting and assisting the directors

• Marketing and promotion of the gallery


You must have:

• Experience working in a similar role working in private art galleries, auction houses or public art institutions

• Degree in art history, management or related field


• Outstanding oral and written communication skills


• Strong sales experience and client-facing skills

• Meticulous attention to detail

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Mac OS


• Excellent ability to achieve deadlines and deliver goals successfully

• Proactive ability to manage multiple projects and use problem-solving skills

• Knowledge of the Art Market and Art Industry

• Experience of planning and preparing exhibitions and events

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

Artisan People act as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers and permanent recruitment. By applying for this position, you accept Artisan People’s Privacy Policy which can be found at www.artisanpeople.com