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The Trust employs staff in all of the specialist areas covered by the Horniman: anthropology, musical instruments, natural history, the aquarium, gardens, education, conservation, documentation, collections management and library. In addition, we have staff providing other functions including Marketing, Fundraising, IT,  HR, Finance, Facilities, Cleaning and Security, and the important service provided directly to the public by our Visitor Assistants.

The Trust has approximately 91 full time equivalent posts and the post-holders are located either in the main Museum or our Study Collections Centre, sited in Greenwich. In addition to these posts we regularly offer short term contracts where we have been successful in obtaining funding for specific projects.

Gardens Keeper

We are seeking a Gardens Keeper who will help provide a warm welcome to our visitors, provide information about activities and events taking place in the Gardens and the Museum and contribute to security and safety by carrying out patrols and attendance duties.

For further information, please download the full application pack below.

Closing date for applications is 10am, Monday 1st September 2014.


Collections/Documentation Assistant  

  • Fixed term until 31st March 2015

 We seek an enthusiastic and experienced Collections/Documentation Assistant to assist with a collections review and digitisation of the Anthropology collection as part of the Collections People Stories project funded by the Renaissance Major Grant Programme.

For further information, please download the application pack below. 

Closing date for applications is 10am, Monday 1st September 2014.


Documentation Assistant (Anthropology Projects)

  • Fixed term until 31 May 2015

We seek an experienced and enthusiastic Documentation Assistant to help us record and standardise data for the Collections People Stories and Europeana Food and Drink projects.

To apply, download the full application pack below.

Closing date for applications is 10am, 29 August 2014.


Director, Curatorial and Public Engagement

We are seeking to appoint a Director of Curatorial and Public Engagement to be responsible for the curatorial, learning and programme development staff.

For more information and for an application pack, please contact: Mary Deegan of Liz Amos Associates on +44 (0)20 7884 9201 or at mary.deegan@lizamosassociates.com. Further information is also available at www.lizamosassociates.com.

Closing date for applications is Monday, 1 September 2014.