WORKING AT THE ASHMOLEAN

CURRENT VACANCIES

Evening Event Assistant

The Ashmolean Museum has a reputation for hosting a variety of events. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our established Event Team. You will help us deliver an exceptional guest experience, whilst playing your part in ensuring our priceless collections and stunning museum are kept safe.

Closing Date & Time : 12pm, 13 Aug 2021

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Digital Communications Manager

The Digital Communications Manager is a critical and exciting role, responsible for the management of the Museum’s social media channels, the design and delivery of regular email communications to a variety of audiences, providing training and guidance to Museum staff, and for digital promotion of our content and programme.

Closing Date & Time : 12pm, 23 Aug 2021

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Web Content Editor

The Web Content Editor is a vital and exciting role with responsibility for overseeing the Ashmolean Museum’s website, as well as for writing and editing content, designing pages and editing media. The role encompasses website and CMS management, support of website users, management of SEO and UX, analysis and insight, copywriting, and image and media editing. You will be working on the communication of a wide range of information, campaigns and projects.

Closing Date & Time : 12pm, 25 Aug 2021

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Digital Communications Officer (Commercial)

This is an exciting new role with responsibility for communications and digital content creation for commercial areas including retail, venue hire, catering and membership. You will be working on the communication of a wide range of information, campaigns and projects using a number of digital tools and channels.

Closing Date & Time : 12pm, 23 Aug 2021

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STAFF BENEFITS

 Ashmolean staff enjoy a raft of benefits, including free exhibition entry to most national museums and gardens, and access to the incredible resources of Oxford University.

We asked our staff which benefits they most valued:

  • £1 hot drinks from our cafe
  • Shop discount of 20%
  • Christmas party
  • Lots of holiday (38 days, inclusive of public holidays and bank holidays, plus extra days for long service)
  • Free access to colleges and Botanic Gardens with staff card
  • Free entry to other museums with our staff card (NMDC reciprocal agreement)
  • Free exhibition tickets for the Ashmolean and tickets for friends and family  
  • Training courses; as part of Oxford University the Ashmolean can offer a host of staff-development training opportunities through the Oxford Learning Institute (IT training is a particular favourite)
  • Travel benefits, including discounted bus and train travel
  • Bodleian card, which provides access to Oxford University’s fantastic libraries
  • Good pension scheme
  • Cycle scheme including discounts on purchasing a bicycle
  • NUS membership
  • Travel discounts including peak and off-peak parking permits
  • Oxford University Press discounts (books)
  • Sports club discounts (Oxford University & Oxford Brookes University)
  • UNI days (OU activities)

Full benefits are available from the Oxford University staff handbook.
 

WORKING AT THE MUSEUMS, LIBRARIES & GARDENS

We asked our staff, across the University of Oxford's Gardens, Libraries and Museums, to talk about their jobs and what led them to work here.

Enjoy our collection of career videos and discover more about working with us.

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The University of Oxford also has guidance and resources available, to help with searching for jobs, building skills, cover letters and application forms, writing a CV, and preparing for interviews.

OXFORD CAREERS GUIDANCE

VOLUNTEERING

Our invaluable volunteers help make the Ashmolean such an exciting place to visit and learn. Click on the button below to find out who they are and how you can join the team.

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EARLY CAREER RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Click on the button below to find out more about research opportunities at the Museum and about how to apply for funding.

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APPRENTICESHIPS

The Ashmolean, as part of Oxford University, offers a number of apprenticeships.

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INTERNSHIPS

Find out more about internship vacancies across Oxford University. Ashmolean-specific internship opportunities will be advertised (when available) under our main jobs vacancies section.

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STUDENT PLACEMENTS

Get in touch with us by email at human.resources@ashmus.ox.ac.uk to find out more about our placements for 16–18 year olds.

AT UNIVERSITY OR IN FURTHER EDUCATION?

If you’re studying at a further or higher education course and are interested in a placement at the Ashmolean, contact us by email at human.resources@ashmus.ox.ac.uk outlining your interest, subject you're studying and why you’d especially like to come to the Ashmolean to gain experience.

 

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