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Vacancy for Heritage Manager

Salary £19,312 – £19,698 (pro rata)

(SCP range 5 – 6)

We have a position vacant for one of our two Heritage Managers. Applications are invited from enthusiastic individuals for this post.
Duties will include the day to day running of our Heritage Centre based at St Richard’s House. The Centre comprises our Town Tourist Information and Museum. The job will require the post holder to manage operations including the front of house and the pool of active volunteer workers. The Museum aspect includes maintaining an established local history display, additional exhibitions, care of the archives & reserve collection and helping to maintain accreditation status. Knowledge of the Town, surrounding area and the rich local history will be expected. Some previous experience working in a museum environment or similar including related processes would be beneficial.
The work pattern arrangements are flexible and open to discussion. The successful candidate will ideally be expected to work fixed days each week 9.30am until 4.30pm, and every other Saturday 9.00am – 2.00pm. There will be some flexible working within this rota, subject to concurrence with the other Heritage Manager position. Some additional working is expected on occasions to support special events hosted by the Centre and Town Council. The opening hours of the Heritage Centre may be subject to change, but are currently Mondays – Fridays: 10am – 4pm with Saturday opening hours being 10am – 1.30pm.
It is expected that interviews will be held during July 2021.
For an application form and further information please either log onto our website at (home page), call in at the Heritage Centre

or contact:
Mark Keld, Town Clerk,
Droitwich Spa Town Council,
St. Richard’s House,
Victoria Square,
Droitwich Spa, Worcs. WR9 8DS
Tel: 01905 774258
E - mail
Closing date: Friday 2 July 2021 at 4pm. CV’s alone cannot be accepted.

Job Description

Volunteering and work experience

A great way to get involved in work at the Heritage Centre.

We currently have a limited number of volunteer vacancies at the Heritage Centre.

Are you a calm, confident personality who can give information in a concise, clear manner?

Are you prepared to sell souvenirs and book coach trips for people, use a till and handle money?

Our ideal person would:

Have a good knowledge of Droitwich, or the ability to pick information up quickly

Be easily able to establish a rapport – you could be the first impression a visitor to Droitwich will have, so it is important that their perception is a positive one!

Be interested in history and have an ability to relate historical facts in an interesting manner

If you feel you have some or all of these qualities we would love to hear from you.

Either ring 01905 774312 and ask to speak to Sarah or Debbie, email:, or download and complete the application form below and return it to us either by post or email.

Volunteer Application Form