Museum & Gallery Recruitment

Artisan People are renowned for sourcing outstanding candidates for Arts and Heritage organisations across the UK.

We are privileged to work with many of the country’s most famous and iconic Museums, Galleries and Visitor Attractions. Our talent pool of candidates are dedicated to providing a stellar customer experience by helping visitors have a fabulous day out.

Our Museum and Gallery team are passionate about everything to do with the arts, culture, heritage and tourism. Between them, they possess an incomparable knowledge of the sector, enabling them to provide outstanding staffing solutions specific to your needs and budgets.

All candidates are handpicked by our consultants who are looking for people with the right personality and passion. We only take on those who we are certain will be perfect for the role. This means you’ll get staff who love dealing with people, are knowledgeable about your organisation and events, and are motivated to make sure that your visitors have a great experience.

Popular temporary and seasonal roles include staffing for exhibitions, ticketing, visitor hosts, security and door supervisors, front of house, hospitality, retail, and tour guides.

Within our permanent team, we regularly recruit for a wide variety of roles including, Visitor Experience Staff, Bar Managers and Hospitality Staff, Project Managers, Digital Marketing experts, General Managers and Accounts Staff.

Angel Garcia

Angel Garcia

Museums & Galleries Division Manager Contact
  • Museums

    Museums Jobs

    We work with some of the most iconic, popular and internationally renowned museums across the UK including the British Museum, the V&A and the London Transport Museum.

    We provide staffing for blockbuster exhibitions in addition to regular day-to-day installations. We can staff these exhibitions from day one with a core team of dedicated staff on rotas to make sure all operations run smoothly, including training, lateness, sickness and payroll.

    Our expertise in recruiting staff for Museums is second to none, which is why our Museum clients trust us to recruit for vacancies ranging from Seasonal Staff to Retail, Curators to Back Office and Security.

  • Gallery

    Galleries Jobs

    Our clients include leading galleries such as the National Portrait Gallery, the Serpentine Galleries and the Barbican Centre.

    We recruit candidates with a passion for art and art history and a dedication to customer service. Many candidates are artists themselves, or are studying art or art history at university, which enables them to talk knowledgeably about the gallery and add to the visitor experience. They are also able to deal with a lot of people efficiently and professionally and ensure gallery etiquette is followed by visitors at all times.

    This is where our pool of experienced staff come into their own. Our Gallery Clients understand that they can trust us to recruit for both high volume seasonal temporary roles right through to highly experienced Managerial positions.

  • Attractions

    Visitor Attractions Jobs

    Working with a wide variety of UK Visitor Attractions we are privileged to staff theme parks, gardens, castles, zoos and national parks.

    Providing short term cover, seasonal staff and permanent staffing we are on hand to provide assistance 365 days per year, 24/7.

    Our Visitor Attraction clients value our receptivity and ability to ensure that staffing levels are maintained, and in turn customer service and satisfaction levels are kept to a high standard.

    We are able to provide experienced staff to work in ticketing, sales, retail, promotions, ushering, queue busting, security and cloakroom across these diverse venues.

  • Security

    Security Jobs for Museums and Galleries

    Keeping visitors safe and retail stock protected is a key priority for all of our clients. Artisan are able to provide experienced door security staff for our Arts and Heritage clients, be it for an exhibition, event, outdoor visitor attraction or retail experience.

    A SIA Certified professional, our Founder Director Tim Seyner Harness is leading the way with security staffing, ensuring only the best candidates are selected for deployment to our clients.

  • Candidate Requirements

    Candidate Requirements

    The majority of our roles are customer-facing positions including visitor services, retail, front of house, usher, ticketing and gallery invigilation and door supervision, but we also have back office positions including administrative, membership, reception and management.

    Candidates must understand the importance of providing a unique visitor experience and be used to working in a busy customer facing environment. You don’t necessarily have to have worked within a museum or gallery before, but you must have an interest in and passion for the arts or heritage, enjoy working with people, and have a strong work ethic.

  • Embracing difference

    Embracing Difference

    We are an inclusive employer and recognise that difference is crucial to our organisation, and it also allows a greater connection with audiences. In order to be proportionally representative of society, we welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and are interested in hearing from individuals with visible or non-visible differences that are currently underrepresented in the cultural heritage sector.

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