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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.

The following vacancies are available:

Schools Learning Officer - Ref: CPE5.14

We are looking to recruit a permanent “Schools Learning Officer” who has experience of delivering high-quality hands-on learning experiences to pupils of all ages and has an excellent track record of developing, delivering and evaluating engaging learning experiences and resources for groups of all ages, in a classroom or non-formal setting. A motivated and creative communicator, you will be able to build positive collaborative relationships with colleagues and schools, and love the challenge of organising and managing multiple diverse programmes.

This is a full-time/35hrs per week post. The closing date for completed applications is 10am on Monday 24 November 2014.  Interviews will be held on Monday 8 December 2014.

For further information, please download the application pack.

Individual & Corporate Giving Manager - Ref: CIG5.14

We are currently looking to recruit a permanent Individual & Corporate Giving Manager to work closely with the Head of Fundraising and Membership to deliver an ambitious individual and corporate giving strategy for the Horniman and will be responsible for increasing income across all donor levels.

This is a full-time/35hrs per week post. The closing date for completed applications is 10am on Wednesday 19 November 2014.  Interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 8 December 2014.

For further information, please download the application pack.



Fundraising Officer (Trusts & Foundations) - Ref: CIG6.14

We are looking to recruit a permanent Fundraising Officer with the skills and motivation to play a vital role in increasing income for the Horniman, helping to deliver against ambitious targets and raising funds for our collections and programmes. You will be a creative thinker, who displays initiative, tenacity and has experience of securing income from trusts, individuals or a variety of sources.

This is a full-time/35hrs per week post. The closing date for completed applications is 10am on Wednesday 19 November 2014.  Interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 8 December 2014.

For further information, please download the application pack.



Fundraising Officer (Capital Campaign) - Ref:CIG7.14

We are now launching a capital campaign to redisplay our world-class anthropology collection – exposing its breadth and quality and facilitating powerful dialogues and interactions with contemporary Londoners and are seeking to appoint a Fundraising Officer (Capital Campaign). This role largely focuses on delivering the capital fundraising strategy, maximising donations from trusts and foundations towards the capital project and delivering a series of key fundraising initiatives related to this exciting campaign.

This is a full-time/35hrs per week fixed term post for 11 months and is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The closing date for completed applications is 10am on Wednesday 19 November 2014.  Interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 8 December 2014.

For further information, please download the application pack.