Job Vacancy: Digital Engagement Assistant

The new role of Digital Engagement Assistant has been created to provide crucial support in expanding the museum’s digital presence, with the aim of making the remarkable stories from our collection and archive accessible to a wider audience and to support income generation through the development and promotion of our offer, including our online shop Plane & Saw. 

As part of a small team the role will also assist with other aspects of the museum’s operation by providing administrative support, working alongside the museum Director, Volunteers and Trustees to ensure a high quality visitor experience.

To apply, please complete and return the application form.

Job Description – Digital Engagement Assistant


Closing date for applications: 5pm, Thursday 30 September 2021

Interviews: Tuesday 5 October, via Zoom

Hours: part time, 12 hours per week (6 month fixed term contract)



If you are looking to learn new skills, build on existing experience, enhance your CV or meet new people, why not join our friendly team of volunteers? We offer opportunities for:

Front of House Volunteers who provide a welcoming experience for visitors, selling and issuing tickets and giving information. Front of House volunteers also deal with sales of cards, books and gifts from the museum shop.

Education & Outreach Volunteers who, with training, can assist with the museum’s education programme.

Archive and Collection Volunteers who, with training, can assist the Archive Team with the cataloguing and conservation of the museum’s archive.

Office Volunteers to provide administrative and marketing support to the museum.

And many more opportunities – please email [email protected] to find out more about volunteering at the museum.

There is no minimum commitment, and the volunteering experience can be tailored to suit your needs, and your interests.

Other benefits include: 10% discount in the museum shop, social events, free tickets to talks, and free membership of the Friends scheme after 6 months’ service, which includes access to a wide range of special events and activities.