Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum and Shop Assistant 

We're looking for someone to join our small team on a temporary basis this summer to work in our Museum and Shop. 

The closing date for completed applications for this post is 12 noon, Thursday 29th April 2021.

(NB: Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by the deadline. Late applications will not be accepted)

The interview date 6th May 2021. 

Job description and person specification

Temporary/Fixed term: Tues 11 May – 31 October 2021

Part-time: 21 hours per week – three days
Exact rota to be agreed to ensure Tues-Sun opening and Bank Holidays

Salary: £11.62 per hour /(TUC grade 1)

This temporary role involves assisting visitors to the museum and shop with their purchases.

Job content

  • Assisting visitors to the museum with their purchases
  • Use of cash register and credit/debit card terminal
  • Responsibility for cashing-up at end of day when needed
  • Securing museum and shop when needed • Accepting and signing for deliveries
  • Re-stocking and keeping shop & stock storage areas in good order
  • Assisting with email and online enquiries
  • Helping with cleaning of shop/museum/toilets and general duties
  • Support basic upkeep of site, to include grounds maintenance
  • Processing online shop orders
  • Ensuring data protection compliance at all times

What Experience, Skills, Knowledge and understanding do you need?

  • You’ll be able to oversee sales records & and stock control and manage & and process online orders
  • You’ll be able to undertake Manual manual Handling handling tasks for stock management, cleaning & and site upkeep
  • You’ll be able to work occasional additional hours and cover holiday and sickness

If you have any questions or want to know more, please email [email protected] 

We look forward to hearing from you.