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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.

Seasonal Waiting Staff

Closing Date: 02/29/20 10:51 AM


We are looking for waiting staff that enjoy working with people, are passionate about what they do and are committed to delivering the highest standard of customer service.
Successful candidates will become part of the Café Bowes team.

Retail Assistant

Closing Date: 02/27/20 12:00 PM


Do you enjoy working with lovely things and helping customers? Then this could be the perfect job for you. We are looking for someone to look after customers in our museum shop. We sell Gifts, Homewares, lifestyle and art books as well as stationary. The ideal candidate would be

  • Passionate about providing an excellent customer experience
  • Have good IT skills, so that you are comfortable using stock and till systems
  • Take pride in displaying stock in visually pleasing way to aid sales
  • Be a proactive person who is comfortable working independently.

Variable hours and competitive rate of pay.