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Job Opportunity: Assistant to the Curator of The Rifles Collection, Winchester

Purpose of the job

The Rifles Collection based in Winchester is a small military museum undergoing Accreditation, designed to create a collection which promotes learning and engages with visitors to be moved, inspired and challenged with the living heritage that is the story of The Rifles, the Regiment and its people; soldiers and dependants. The job will be based at The Rifles Regimental Headquarters in Winchester.

We wish to appoint an Assistant Curator to work 25 hours a week to support the curator in displaying, cataloguing and caring for the collections and in providing access to them and other archive collections to individuals and groups in the museum and to remote audiences via the web.

Terms and Conditions

You will be employed by RHQ The Rifles, initially on a 6 month probationary period. The salary will be £13,500. Working hours will be based on a week of 25 hours with time off in lieu for overtime hours. You will be entitled to the equivalent of 4 weeks paid leave per annum. This post includes a pension scheme into which you will be automatically enrolled but will have an option within the first 28 days to withdraw.


Applications by Wednesday 30 November in either digital form or hardcopy to: Miss Melanie Marsh, Curator, The Rifles Collection, RHQ The Rifles, Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, SO23 8TS, email:

For further information contact: Miss Melanie Marsh,, 01962 828505

Interviews: In December

Appointment: by Friday 16 December and with a start date in the first week of January. It is expected that the appointed post holder be able to spend a day with the Regimental Headquarters and the museum prior to the museum closure for Christmas on Friday 16 December.

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