Events Assistant, Portsmouth

Events Assistant, Portsmouth based (includes working evenings and weekends)

Salary: £11,968.32 (pro-rata salary per annum)

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

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting an Events Assistant (maternity cover) to join our Events team at the National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth.  This is home to HMS Victory, best known as Lord Nelson’s flagship, HMS Warrior, as well as many other fantastic attractions such as M.33 the sole remaining British veteran of the Gallipoli Campaign, HMS – Hear My Story is a major exhibition situated in the Babcock Galleries.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a team delivering a variety of events within a unique heritage environment.

Key Opportunities

• Assist in the preparation and set up, pre-dinner tours and attending a variety of corporate and commercial events, including awards ceremonies, weddings, corporate and military dinners, conferences and large public events, to name a few.

• Work on the pop-up bar on board HMS Warrior during certain events.

• Deliver a unique and high level of visitor experience and satisfaction.

• Support the administration of events.


You will have previous experience of delivering outstanding customer care service.  You will need excellent communication skills, be self-motivated, with a positive and innovative attitude and ideally an interest in events and history.

For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Pamela Russell, Events Manager on 023 9289 1370 ext. 2507 or

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 4 pm Monday 19 August 2019.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday 27 August 2019 in Portsmouth.

HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands