Opportunities

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Join the London Transport Museum team, the world’s leading museum of urban transport, and help us use the story of transport to encourage, enrich and inspire. No other capital city is defined and shaped so much by its transport as London, and the Museum and its collection are a window into the past, present and future of how transport keeps London moving, working and growing, and makes life in our city better.

We are a small team enough for you to make an immediate impact. But our reach is large enough for you to make a difference. If you are interested in joining the London Transport Museum team, our current job vacancies are listed below:


Young Freelancer

We are looking for 6 Young Freelancers to join our team.

A Young Freelancer is a developmental role for any young person aged 18 – 25 who is passionate about creative learning and museums. Young Freelancers work on an ad-hoc project by project basis supporting workshops and activities for different Museum audiences. They receive support and training whilst learning on the job. Young Freelancers will also have the opportunity to work with other organisations in the cultural and heritage sector across London, supporting them with their projects and activities.

The Young Freelancer role is designed to offer a flexible and alternative route for young people into a career in the cultural sector. The role reflects the growing number of freelance opportunities in the sector and trains young people to build the confidence, skills and understanding required to independently embark on a freelance, self-employed career.

For more information download the Job Description or email [email protected]

Young Freelancer job description [232 KB]

To apply, please send a CV and a short introduction (no more than 1 page) of yourself and your interest in becoming a Young Freelancer to: [email protected]

The closing date for applications is Friday 22 June 2018 10:00


Other opportunities

There are a number of varied and exciting opportunities at the museum which are offered throughout the year, from volunteering and internships through to work experience and placements.

Get involved - opportunities relating to volunteering, work experience, work placements and internships.

Route into Work - a short pre-employment course for 16-24 year olds designed to prepare young people for meeting employers and applying for jobs, apprenticeships or placements.

Young Volunteer Programme - Young Volunteer projects are a fun and creative way for 16-25 year olds to get work experience by leading on developing and delivering a project with LTM.

At London Transport Museum, we believe that the welfare of children and vulnerable adults is paramount. We will ensure that all children and vulnerable adults who engage with our services are safe and protected. Our commitment to safeguarding excellence can been seen through how we train and support all our staff and volunteers, and how any concerns about the safety of children and vulnerable adults are managed.