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Job Vacancy: Weekend Operations Assistant at the Coffin Works

Posted January 21st, 2016 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

B25P8804We have a vacancy for a new team member at our award-winning Coffin Works, home to the highly rated Newman Brothers museum. Please forward to anyone you think may be interested.

Do you have excellent customer service skills? Are you a practical problem-solver? Are you full of energy with a passion for heritage?

Birmingham Conservation Trust is looking for an enthusiastic individual with a mature and common sense approach to work to join the team and supervise the operations and management of the Coffin Works site over weekends throughout 2016. You will act as Duty Manager and as a key holder will have the responsibility for the smooth running of the Newman Brothers Museum and the wider Coffin Works facilities.


This is a weekend position, working every Sunday and alternative Saturdays 10.15am – 4.45pm (6.5 hours) with a paid 20 min rest break (to be taken onsite). Some additional ad hoc shifts to cover holidays and events may be available. Post initially for 10 months starting in March 2016.  Based in Birmingham.  Salary £17,750 pro rata (£9 per hour).


For further information,  job description and person specification which outlines the skills and experience we are looking for, please go to  or for an informal chat contact Suzanne Carter on 07793 075737 (office hours only please).


Deadline for applications is 5pm Friday 5th February 2016

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 16th February 2016


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