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:

Route into Work Programme Coordinator and Facilitator

Are you passionate about supporting young people into happy and fulfilling futures?

Join our dynamic Learning team at London Transport Museum as a Route into Work Programme Coordinator and Facilitator to deliver our Route into Work pre-employment course.

This role will place you at the frontline of Route into Work where you will work with young Londoner’s from diverse communities and help them turn the keys that unlock their potentials.

As a successful Route into Work Programme Coordinator and Facilitator, you will be highly skilled in delivering training, empathetic of young people’s needs and driven to advocate for their success.

Location: Covent Garden & St James’s Park
Deadline: Thursday 27 December 2018, 15:00
Contract length: Full time, January – May 2019
Fee: £200 per day

To apply for this role please email [email protected] a copy of your CV (no longer than 2 pages) and one of the following options to show us how your skills and experiences match the personal specification above, by Thursday 27 December 2018, 15:00:

  • Cover letter (no longer than 750 words, .pdf format)
  • A PowerPoint presentation (.pdf format)
  • A video or voice clip (no longer than 2 minutes 30 seconds)

Deadline to apply Thursday 27 December 2018, 15:00

Successful applicants will progress to interviews taking place on Friday 4 January 2019.

Successful candidate(s) must be available for training and induction on Friday 11 January 2019.

Route into Work Programme Coordinator and Facilitator [139KB]


Volunteer Resource Coordinator

As a Volunteer Resource Coordinator at London Transport Museum you will coordinate the Museum’s volunteer resource programme both at the Museum in Covent Garden, the Depot at Acton and any off site activities in order to meet the Museum’s objectives. You will ensure that the resource provided attains the highest standards for the benefit of the visitors, collections and programme participants, reflecting the Museum’s aims and core values.

The role will coordinate the administration, briefing, training and preparation of all volunteer resource. The volunteer resource is made up of but not exclusively; traditional Volunteers, Work Experience, Internships, Work Placements.
As the first point of call for potential and existing volunteers, future visitors, customers and stakeholders this role is crucial to the public and professional image of the Museum.

Deadline: Sunday, 16 December 2018, 23:59

More information and apply

Volunteer Resource Coordinator Description [59KB]


Hidden London Engagement Manager

A rich heritage. An iconic brand. No other capital city is defined and shaped so much by its transport as London. Based in the heart of Covent Garden, London Transport Museum and its collections are a window into the past, present and future of how transport keeps London moving, working and growing. Not only are we the world's leading museum of urban transport, we are a spectacular backdrop for events - mixing old and new with dynamic displays of iconic posters, vintage vehicles and interactive displays.

As Engagement Manager for London Transport Museum’s Hidden London programme, you will be responsible for the growth of the Hidden London programme's knowledge base, interpretation and ability to deliver content. Working in collaboration with the Business Manager and the Programme Manager for Hidden London, you will also develop new tours and experiences to grow audience and commercial income.

Deadline: Sunday, 6 January 2019, 23:59

More information and apply


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.