Costumed Interpreter, HampshireReference No.n/a Location:Basingstoke, Hampshire Salary:£9.20 per hour (comprised of £8.21 pay plus holiday pay of 99p) Interview date:06/12/2019 Closing date:26/11/2019 Job Description:
In period appropriate costumes you will help to bring Milestones Museum and Basing House to life and engage our diverse range of visitors.
During term time you will facilitate a range of activities for school groups, contributing to Milestones’ popular and successful learning programmes. During weekends and school holidays you will provide context for, and information about Milestones and its collections for the benefit of a wide range of visitors and groups. You will also demonstrate the operation of selected objects from the collection and undertake a variety of customer service roles in support of significant events.
You will be an enthusiastic and effective communicator with an interest in bringing history to life for the enjoyment of others. You will be able to talk knowledgeably about Milestones, its objects, themes and stories. Duties will also include acting as a fire marshal and as an added level of security to the collections in the museum.
Work will be on an ad hoc basis. If successful you will be offered shifts which will include working weekends and public holidays, and to support occasional evening functions and special events.
If you are looking for an opportunity to join a dynamic organisation and promote the world-class culture and heritage that Hampshire has to offer, visit our website to find out more and how to apply, www.hampshireculture.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us.
Closing date for applications: 26 November 2019
Interview date: 6 December 2019
About the trust
Hampshire Cultural Trust was established in 2014 to promote Hampshire as a great cultural county, and our vision is to be renowned for creating world-class cultural experiences that enrich and transform lives. We manage and support 26 arts and museums attractions across Hampshire and deliver county-wide outreach programmes that bring great culture to local communities. We also deliver a diverse range of wider social impact initiatives targeted at those who are most vulnerable or disadvantaged and who would not usually have access to arts and culture.
HCT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring service. Applicants successful at interview may be required to undergo Disclosure and Barring service checks as applicable to the role.Full details [external link]