Membership & Development Officer at American Museum & Gardens

Job Title: Membership & Development Officer
Salary: £18,000
Hours: Full time
Term: Permanent
Location: The American Museum & Gardens, Bath
Closing date: 5:00 pm 8 April 2021

The American Museum, in Bath, is offering an exciting opportunity for a friendly and energetic individual to lead the Museum’s membership offer. Salary: £18,000 to £21,000 per annum per annum.

The Membership & Development Officer will have responsibility for:

  • Management, administration and development of membership
  • Development and management of venue/film hire at the Museum
  • Components of development, administration and event support

The Membership & Development Officer will be part of the Business & Development department at the Museum, responsible for membership, marketing, commercial income generation and fundraising for the Museum.

The American Museum & Gardens

The American Museum & Gardens takes you on a journey through the history of America, from its early settlers to the twentieth Century. With its remarkable collection of folk and decorative arts, displayed in original period rooms from the US. This is all set within a fine Georgian manor house with outstanding views over the Limpley Stoke Valley.

The attraction boasts extensive gardens and parkland. The 30 acres surrounding the house include a replica of George Washington’s garden at Mount Vernon, a Lewis and Clark trail, and an arboretum. There is also a newly developed American Garden, providing exciting horticultural insight into the flora of the United States.

There is an annually updated temporary exhibition in our Exhibition Rooms. Previous exhibitions have included Kaffe Fasset’s Quilts in America, and ‘Marilyn Monroe’.

Application Process

To apply for this role, please send an CV, covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification and completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, by 5pm on Thursday 8 April 2021 via the button below. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 12 April 2021.

American Museum & Gardens Staff Benefits

Benefits for working at the American Museum include:

  • 20% discount on purchases in our café and 10% discount in our shop
  • Free parking
  • Flexible working whenever possible
  • Free entry to the museum
  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary