Current Vacancies

Fundraising Coordinator, Hartlepool based 
Salary:  £26,000 - £30,000 salary per annum (£15,600 - £18,000 pro-rata salary per annum) (dependent upon experience) 
 
22.5 hours per week – Temporary (2 year Fixed-Term contract) 
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a Fundraiser 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.   
To co-ordinate and facilitate fundraising activities and events for the HMS Trincomalee Trust, based on the Bicentenary Anniversary of HMS Trincomalee.
 
Key Opportunities
 
Develop funding for the Bicentenary Anniversary of HMS Trincomalee in 2017.
 
Develop a diverse range of funding opportunities, especially through event fundraising.
 
Opportunity to create a sustainable fundraising operation.
 
Work in a unique environment / heritage attraction.
 
Knowledge/Experience
 
Experience of meeting challenging targets and possess the knowledge of what makes a successful fundraising event, along with the experience of corporate or business fundraising.
 
 
For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Paul Elgood 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 12 pm on 10 August 2016.
Interviews will be held Wednesday 24 August 2016 in Hartlepool. 
 
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Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser, Portsmouth based 
Salary:  £26,000 - £30,000 salary per annum (£20,800 - £24,000 pa pro rata salary) - dependent upon experience 
30 hours per week – Temporary (2 year fixed-term contract) 
 
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser 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 to take the lead in Trusts and Foundations fundraising at a time of opportunity and change.
 
You will help take forward the Museum’s leading fundraising opportunity, the SeaMore campaign to create a world class Centre for Discovery ad ensure the re-location of the outstanding collections of the Royal Marines Museum.  
 
With HLF indicating support for SeaMore, this is a unique opportunity to be part of this transformational project.  
 
You will also support a range of one off fundraising bids across the NMRN’s museums and attractions.
 
Key Opportunities
 
Be a key part of the Museum’s strategy to develop funding for SeaMore and other funding projects.
 
Contribute to a groundbreaking and nationally significant capital fundraising campaign.
 
Opportunity to work with some of the nation’s leading funding bodies. 
 
Develop a diverse range of funding bids covering a range of subjects from heritage, museums, education, young people and schools.
 
Knowledge/Experience
 
Strong track record of delivering significant funding bids, working with senior stakeholders and the ability to manage and report on projects.  Possess knowledge of fundraising with museum/heritage or education/young people/children/schools grant makers and has an interest in history.
 
 
For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Paul Elgood 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 12 pm on 22 August 2016.
 
Interviews will be held in Portsmouth.
 
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Ship Keepers, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth
Salary:  £7.20 per hour 
Part-time, permanent role – various hours available (4 hour morning shifts – 7.00 am – 11.00 am)
 
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for part-time Ship Keepers 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 Victory, contributing to the long-term conservation of the vessel.  
 
The Ship Keepers will provide daily cleaning on the ship, directed by the Conservator and Assistant Conservator, to protect the historic interior and the display spaces on board and to help maintain the highest standards of cleanliness on board.
 
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 Victory, a nationally and internationally important historic vessel.
 
To work as a key member of a new 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 Diana McCormack on 07763 145 877
 
Applications should be forwarded to hr HR Team at recruitment@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 12 pm on 29 July 2016.
 
Interviews are likely to be held Tuesday 2 August 2016 in Portsmouth.
 

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Assistant Conservator, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth
Salary:  £19,000 - £22,000 per annum (dependent upon experience) 
37.5 hours per week - permanent
 
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for an Assistant Conservator to join the Historic Ships team within the Heritage Directorate. 
 
The Assistant Conservator is a new role and will play a key role in the daily maintenance and upkeep of HMS Victory, and will contribute to conservation of other historic vessels including HMS M.33 and HMS Alliance.
 
They will work closely with The HMS Victory Ship Keepers and the Conservator to help maintain the highest standards of cleanliness on board.
 
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
 
• Opportunity to gain practical experience of a wide range of conservation tasks, both preventive and interventive.  This will include assisting with environmental monitoring, implementing Integrated Pest Management strategies, conservation cleaning within complex historic spaces and maintenance of display material on board.
 
• Working within the Historic Ships team and Heritage Directorate, supporting the conservation of our historic vessels.
 
• Opportunity to contribute to the conservation of our nationally and internationally important collection of historic vessels.
 
Knowledge/Experience
 
A professional conservation qualification at degree level or equivalent is required for this role.  
 
Knowledge of best practice approaches to preventive and interventive conservation of a range of materials, with an awareness of conservation ethics. 
 
 
For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Diana McCormack on 07763 145 877
 
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 4 pm on 27 July 2016
 
Interviews will be held Friday 5 August 2016 in Portsmouth.
 

HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands