Retail & Admissions Assistant – 12 hour weekend position, Imperial War Museums

  • 27th September 2019
  • Part time
  • Paid (£15k-20k pro rata)
  • recruit@iwm.org.uk

IWM North is the fifth branch of Imperial War Museums and the first outside the South East of England. Designed by internationally-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, the building’s iconic structure was inspired by the idea of a world shattered by conflict. From 1914 to the present day every object on display at IWM North tells a remarkable personal story. Highlights of a visit include a number of changing special exhibitions each year and the unique 360° audio-visual experience of the Big Picture. IWM North attracts over 350,000 visitors each year. The branch does not charge an admission entry fee but does host a number of special exhibitions each year.
As a member of the Retail and Admission team you will be in a key, customer facing role, welcoming visitors to the museum, providing them with detailed information and consistently delivering the highest standards of customer service. A strong drive for achieving sales targets and the confidence to approach visitors and actively sell a wide range of products is essential.

Skills and Experience required:
Experience of working in a retail or similar environment
Good visual merchandising skills and excellent product knowledge
Confidence and ability to proactively sell in very busy environments and exceed target

To apply:
Apply via our online application form. https://www.iwm.org.uk/corporate/jobs
Please note we do not accept only CV’s, you will be required to fill in an online application form.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 9 am, Friday 27th September 2019.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 10th October 2019.
Please note that the interview date(s) has been specifically chosen according to the availability of the panel. You are advised to keep this date free if you are interested in this vacancy. We are unable to reschedule interviews.
IWM is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunities.