Current Vacancies

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National Museum of the Royal Navy
Deputy Head of Fundraising and Membership, Portsmouth based (or flexibility to be based at another NMRN site)
Salary:  £36,000 - £40,000 salary per annum (dependent upon experience) 
37.5 hours per week – Permanent 
 
The history of the Royal Navy is the history of our nation, play your role in securing the future of this unique heritage for generations to come. 
 
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a Deputy Head of Fundraising and Membership to join our busy fundraising team. 
 
We are the newest National Museum and have expanded massively over the last five years, raising £120m along the way.  Our expansion continues and we need a dynamic, experienced Fundraiser to help us grow.  The NMRN tells the story of the four fighting forces of the British Royal Navy.  World famous attractions in our family of museums include HMS Victory in Portsmouth, HMS Caroline in Belfast, HMS Alliance in Gosport and Europe’s largest collection of naval aircraft in the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovilton.
 
This is an exciting new opportunity to help lead the Museum’s Fundraising Team at a senior level during a time of opportunity and change.  The post holder will also make a significant contribution to deliver the museum’s new Membership scheme. 
 
The right candidate will have a unique opportunity to create a strong and effective fundraising and membership operation across NMRN’s sites. They will be expected to take the lead on a range of high profile fundraising campaigns and projects, reflecting the National Museum’s wide range of historic visitor attractions across the UK. 
 
Key Opportunities
 
To implement fundraising strategy and improve practices in relation to donor retention, fundraising policy and events.
 
To lead on the National Museum’s new Membership scheme.
 
To work across fundraising and marketing to join up and deliver key strategic projects.
 
To raise the profile of the National Museum through fundraising initiatives, events and projects and increase fundraising revenue.
 
Line management of a small, happy, productive team. 
 
Knowledge/Experience
 
Experience of leading a busy fundraising team which has to meet challenging targets and possess the knowledge of what makes a successful fundraising event.
 
Considerable experience of working within a fundraising environment.
 
Project management skills.
 
Development experience of a Membership scheme.
 
Experience of donor cultivation at a senior level.
 
A strong team player and team leader.
 
Able to demonstrate progression through a range of professional fundraising courses (e.g. IoF).
 
An interest in heritage and how it impacts on society today.
 
 
For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Paul Elgood via email to paul.elgood@NMRN.org.uk or on 023 9272 8070.
 
 
 Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified.  
Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at recruitment@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 4 pm on 9 February 2017.  
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 21 February 2017 in Portsmouth.
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National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth
Business Support Assistant (Membership and Fundraising), Fundraising Team, Portsmouth based 
Salary:  £16,000 - £19,000 salary per annum (dependent upon experience) 
37.5 hours per week – Permanent 
 
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a Business Support Assistant to join our busy Fundraising team. 
 
We are the newest National Museum and have expanded massively over the last five years, raising £120m along the way.  Our expansion continues and we need a dynamic, experienced Fundraiser to help us grow.  The NMRN tells the story of the four fighting forces of the British Royal Navy.  World famous attractions in our family of museums include HMS Victory in Portsmouth, HMS Caroline in Belfast, HMS Alliance in Gosport and Europe’s largest collection of naval aircraft in the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovilton.
 
This is an exciting new opportunity to join the Museum’s Fundraising Team at a time of opportunity and change.   
 
Key Opportunities
 
• To administer the new National Museum Membership Scheme.
 
• Administer and support a busy fundraising team.
 
• Help develop a diverse range of funding opportunities, especially through event, digital and challenge event fundraising.
 
• Opportunity to work as part of a sustainable fundraising operation.
 
• Work at a world class heritage attraction.
 
Knowledge/Experience
 
Experience of administrating in a busy environment which has to meet challenging targets and possess the knowledge of what makes a successful fundraising event and has strong administrative, CRM and IT skills with good knowledge of Microsoft Office. 
 
Experience of fundraising and/or membership databases or a willingness to learn.
 
For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Paul Elgood (Head of Fundraising) via email to paul.elgood@NMRN.org.uk or on 023 9272 8070.
 
 
Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified.  
Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at recruitment@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 4 pm on 29 January 2017.  
Interviews will be held on 9 February 2017 in Portsmouth.
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Ship Keeper, Hartlepool based
Salary:  £6,240 per annum (pro-rata) 
Part-time – 16 hours, flexible shifts – temporary (maternity cover until September 2017)
 
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a part-time Ship Keeper to join the Historic Ships team within the Heritage Directorate. 
 
This is an exciting opportunity to be a vital part of the daily cleaning and care of HMS Trincomalee, contributing to the long-term conservation of the vessel.  The Ship Keeper will provide daily cleaning on the ship, directed by the Curator, to protect the historic interior and the display spaces on board and to help maintain the highest standards of cleanliness.
 
Team work is a key part of this role to ensure that the NMRN’s historic vessels are maintained and operated to a high and safe standard.
 
Key Opportunities
 
To contribute to the cleaning and maintenance of HMS Trincomalee, a nationally and internationally important historic vessel.
 
To work as a key member of the team within the Heritage Directorate.
 
To gain practical experience working within a historic structure, using conservation-approved materials.
 
Knowledge/Experience
 
Previous experience in cleaning and a flexible approach to working schedules along with a basic knowledge of Health and Safety.
 
Experience of working in a museum or historic building would be an advantage, but is not essential.
 
 
For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Clare Hunt on 01429 707016 or clare.hunt@nmrn.org.uk
 
 
 Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their experience and qualifications match those specified.
 
Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at recruitment@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 12 pm on Monday 30 January 2017.
 
Interviews will be held Friday 17 February 2017 in Hartlepool.
 
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National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth
HR Business Partner
Salary: £26k - £30k pa (dependent upon experience) pro-rata for part-time
37.5 hours per week or less if part-time (this could be a full-time post or could be undertaken as two part-time posts)
 
Key Opportunities
 
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a full-time HR Business Partner or two part-time Business Partners to join the HR team based in a unique heritage environment within Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
 
This is an exciting opportunity to work within a constantly busy HR environment working as part of a small caring, passionate and enthusiastic team of professionals.
 
You will be able to support the development and delivery of HR and OD initiatives helping the National Museum achieve its strategic objectives. Providing proactive, commercially minded HR support and guidance to members of management and staff, including supporting the business with TUPE transfers and change management programmes.
 
Supporting managers in enhancing business performance and developing and coaching people managers in relation to their approach and consideration of HR issues, ensuring they understand the impact of these on individuals and the business.
 
This is a varied role which incorporates all aspects of HR and OD practices and policy work as well as delivery of coaching/training sessions, facilitation of focus and working groups and project work. Active involvement with the design and delivery of individual and group recruitment and selection processes including supporting and influencing recruitment decisions.
 
Knowledge/Experience
 
You must have experience of working within a pressurised and changing HR environment and be able to demonstrate ER/case management experience.
 
Team work is extremely important to us and you must be able to work well as part of a team and be flexible and adaptable to meeting changing priorities and demands.
 
You must possess an appropriate professional qualification (CIPD) or equivalent experience and be able to demonstrate evidence of Continuous Professional Development.
 
Some travel to other sites e.g. Belfast, Hartlepool and Yeovilton will be required from time to time.
 
For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Lyn Andrews on 023 9298 9662.
 
 
Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their experience and qualifications match those specified.
 
Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at recruitment@NMRN.org.uk  and are required by 12pm on Wednesday 25 January 2017.
 
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 1 February 2017 in Portsmouth.
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HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands