Business Support Executive

Business Support Executive, Portsmouth based

Salary: £16,575 - £17,550 per annum (dependent upon experience)

37.5 hours per week – temporary (maternity cover) up to 12-months (fixed-term or secondment)

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting a Business Support Executive to join our Visitor Experience team at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth. This is a diverse role working in a fast paced environment, and essential to the NMRN’s vision to become the world’s most inspiring Naval Museum.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with the operational management team in the day to day operations of running a busy visitor attraction by providing essential administrative support. The work varies from day to day and involves a degree of autonomy.

Key Opportunities

Working with a variety of people and different departments.

• Support the NMRN Headquarters with distribution of post and room bookings using a computerised system (Galaxy).

• Provide administrative support for the Tactical Action Group.

• General administrative duties including answering telephone customer enquiries, using Microsoft Office, raising purchase orders using our finance system (PSF), ordering supplies, e.g. stationary, uniform, etc.

• Undertaking daily banking - supporting our commercial operations.

• Opportunity to work in a unique heritage environment.


• Can confidently work across a range of administrative tasks and operate Windows-based software with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Experience of cash handling and banking procedures.

For further details, or informal enquiries regarding the role, please contact Molly Wilson at

A copy of the role profile can be found here

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 and are required by 12pm Monday 9th September 2019.  Interviews will be held on Friday 20th September in Portsmouth.

HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands