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Merchandising & Stock Supervisor – Gosport

Salary:  £16,575 – 37.5 hours per week

(A flexible approach to work is needed as this post works on a 7-day rota which will include regularly working weekends)

 

The National Museum’s vision is to be the world’s most inspiring Naval Museum: inspiring, learning, enjoyment and engagement with the story of the Royal Navy and its impact in shaping the modern world.

This is an exciting opportunities for an individual looking for a supervisory role to help deliver a first class retail experience at our unique Gosport attractions.

Key Responsibilities

To supervise on all location based retail, delivering targeted income, and assisting with assigning operational teams and coordinating resources.

Ensure that NMRN Gosport’s commercial outlets are appropriately stocked, merchandised and displayed.

Seek to maximise revenue opportunities and minimise costs through effective management of goods

To provide training and guidance to teams on all aspects of retail across both Gosport sites.

To deliver an outstanding level of customer care to all of our users through demonstrating the NMRN MARITIME values and behaviours.

To deliver unique, consistent and high levels of visitor experience and satisfaction, in line with the ethos and branding of NMRN.

To support the management team in positively managing the visitor experience

Key Opportunities

Work closely with the General Manager, Duty Managers and the Visitor Engagement Team with the ability to make a real difference to the visitor experience.

Contribute towards achieving KPIs to build business resilience.

Work within a unique heritage environment at Royal Navy Submarine Museum and Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower.

Knowledge/Experience

Demonstrable experience of delivering successful retail.

Applicants must have experience of working in a customer focused retail environment with experience of delivering outstanding customer service.

Experience of working as a team, especially in times of change, and using multi-site electronic trading/inventory/ticketing system/purchasing systems (EPOS).

To view the Role Profile, please click here.

For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Claire Baverstock on 023 92 510354 ext. 2402 or claire.baverstock@nmrn.org.uk 
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 12pm on 20 July 2018.

The selection process will be held week commencing 23 July 2018 in Gosport.

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Community Archaeology Producer - Portsmouth 

£26,000 per annum 

Full time -  Fixed term Contract for 3 years

37.5 hours per week.

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting a Community Archaeology Producerto join the LEAP (Learning, Engagement, Access and Participation) team in Portsmouth and deliver engagement in the ‘Diving Deep’ project which is based on excavation of the 1758 wreck of HMS Invincible.

This is an exciting opportunity to engage audiences with an on-going dive project and with new discoveries. You will be responsible for delivery of the HLF activity plan, working closely with the grantee, MAST (Maritime Archaeology Sea Trust) and our partners at Bournemouth University. You will have a sound knowledge of archaeology and working with volunteers. The role will require you to oversee the development of an exhibition that will be displayed both in Chatham Historic Dockyard and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and of accompanying learning resources.

Reporting to the head of Access and Participation, this role is pivotal in creating the NMRN’s vision to become the world’s most inspiring Naval Museum.

Key Opportunities

To co-ordinate and deliver the activity programme for Diving Deep: HMS Invincible 1744 Project

To create an active volunteer programme around the excavation and conservation of HMS Invincible artefacts, and lead the delivery of the engagement programme

To encourage a wide range of audiences to learn about the wreck of HMS Invincible

Help create resources for ongoing formal learning programmes

To use digital technology to share progress and results of excavation of the wreck

To oversee the production of a major travelling exhibition

To work closely with partners including NMRN colleagues, HLF, Maritime Archaeology Sea Trust (MAST), Bournemouth University, Chatham Historic Dockyard and the licensed diver for the wreck of HMS Invincible   

Knowledge/Experience

Experience of working on archaeology project(s)

Experience of managing and motivating volunteers

Experience of planning and delivering public engagement events and activities

Management of financial systems, or willingness to learn

Experience of working with museum collections

Specialist knowledge of (preferably maritime) archaeology

The principles of preventive conservation

The role profile can be viewed here

For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Trudie Cole on Trudie.cole@nmrn.org.uk

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 5pm on Thursday 19 July 2018. 

The selection process will be held on Wednesday 25 July 2018.

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Retail Business Development  Manager – Portsmouth

Salary:  £26,000 to £32,000 per annum (depending on experience)

37.5 hours per week, Permanent role

The National Museum of the Royal Navy is recruiting for an experienced and creative Retail Business Development Manager to join its Trading Company.

We are the newest National Museum expanding rapidly over the last five years, attracting over 1.2 million visitors to our destinations and attractions, operating over 6 sites around the UK. We currently operate 9 retail outlets, as well as an on-line portal.

Key Opportunities:

Leading the development of all NMRN retail opportunities, delivering targeted income, through the innovation and development of new lines, opportunities and themes.

Working with teams across the business, building effective relationships to leverage impact across all retail channels

Supporting and guiding all internal colleagues and external partners, ensuring that retail considerations are encompassed into their plans, and ensuring the consistent delivery and communication of the brand through our products

Proposing and managing budgets in relation to retail

Creating and ensuring appropriate protocols, systems and guidelines are in place

Knowledge/Experience

Working in a customer focused environment with experience of delivering outstanding customer service, preferably within a multi-site background

Has a good level of professional competence and knowledge relevant to retail and budget management, demonstrating commercial awareness

Experience of Retail, utilising multi-site electronic trading/inventory systems, preferably within a complex multi stakeholder organisation

Ability develop programmes to coach and mentor team members to improve their individual performance, with strong communication skills, and an evident enthusiastic and inspiring manner

A talent for confidently presenting plans to key stakeholders and partner organisations

The role profile can be viewed here.

For further information or an informal discussion regarding the role please contact Giles Gould on 02392 891370 Ext. 2023 or giles.gould@nmrn.org.uk

Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a personal 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 4pm Friday 27th July 2018

The selection process will be held in Portsmouth on Wednesday 8th August 2018

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HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands