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Visitor Experience Casuals

Casual Hours
Based at The Wilson

The Wilson is a heritage venue that is a part of The Cheltenham Trust – a charity whose aim is to enrich the lives of our visitors through art, culture and sport. We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible individuals who enjoy working as part of a team and provide exceptional customer service in a busy and varied environment within the heritage sector.

The Wilson is a varied working environment with tasks involving inducting volunteers, manning galleries, operating the tourist information desk, setting up for events, giving tours, leading children’s birthday parties, selling Trust event tickets, assisting with The Wilson Shop and more. This role involves interacting with visitors throughout the building and the ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods is required. The ability to carry out work involving manual handling and in house cleaning is also essential.

You’ll encourage visitors to the museum to donate, see our must see items and leave feedback. You’ll be on hand to answer visitor’s questions ranging from directions to specific information (and you’ll get all the training you need to do this.) You’ll also understand the importance of health, safety and security. You’ll be alert and mindful of the irreplaceable value of our collection and you will work to ensure no items or people come to harm.

This job includes varied working patterns and positions which will include working alone or in part of a team. Shifts will include evenings as well as weekend and bank holiday shifts when required. Experience in working with groups and an interest or knowledge in the arts and museums would be an advantage.

Click here for a detailed job description and here for a person specification.

Please download the application form here.

Completed applications will need to be emailed to jobs@cheltenham.gov.uk.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Laren Bonanos on 01242 387485; laren.bonanos@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk or Shannon Meade on 01242 387484; email shannon.meade@cheltenham.gov.uk

Closing date: 27th January at 5:00pm

In order to comply with the Government’s Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS), applicants will be asked to provide proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history(if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record.

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