Job Opportunities


The Bowes Museum has a workforce of approximately 70 employees and over 100 volunteers, all of whom come from varying backgrounds and offer the Museum a diverse range of knowledge and skills. If you are interested in working in the Museum as an employee or volunteer, please see further information and details of how to apply on our website. Other opportunities to get involved as a volunteer are offered by the Friends.

Head Chef

Closing Date: 07/23/18 23:59 PM

Hours: 37 hours (including weekends and occasional evening work)

The Bowes Museum is looking for an experienced and qualified Head Chef to organise the kitchen’s activities. To ensure that a high quality and profitable catering service is provided to visitors and function users, through excellent food quality management, the use of creative skills and staff and profit management. You will be first in command in the kitchen facility and will create and inspect dishes before they arrive with customers, ensuring high quality food delivery.
The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and passionate about cooking.

Sous Chef

Closing Date: 07/23/18 23:59 PM

Hours: 37 hours per week (including weekends and occasional evening work)

The Bowes Museum is looking to appoint an energetic and ambitious sous chef with a passion for food. An excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop their catering career.

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and passionate about cooking.

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