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Museum Support Assistant

£21,000 per annum + pension + 38 days holiday

40 hours per week
(Mon – Fri 7:30am – 4pm)

Aberdeen’s only Visit Scotland 5-Star tourist attraction, the multi-award winning Gordon Highlanders Museum leads the way in Regimental Museums.

We are now seeking an enthusiastic team worker to join the team as our Museum Support Assistant to support all aspects of the museum’s day to day running.

A diverse job role, the Museum Support Assistant will take the lead on maintenance and garden issues, will support the hospitality and conference department with the smooth running of events, ensure appropriate health & safety procedures are in place and followed throughout the Museum and ensure the daily miscellaneous functions required to run a Museum are delivered. The successful candidate will also be a key holder and will be required to open up and ready the Museum on a daily basis.

You will be a team worker with an approachable and friendly disposition and have the ability to work in a busy, ever changing environment. You will be able to deliver high quality customer care and enthuse and support teams of volunteers using your excellent organisational and time management skills.  You will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills as well as an ability to self-motivate and take the initiative. A full, clean driving licence is essential.


For an informal chat about the position please contact Bryan Snelling, Chief Executive on (01224) 311200

A Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded here or can be requested via

To apply for this position please send a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability relative to the Person Specification to or to Recruitment, The Gordon Highlanders Museum, St. Luke’s, Viewfield Road, Aberdeen, AB15 7XH

Deadline for applications: 12 noon, Friday 27th October 2017
Interviews will take place: Tuesday 14th November 2017


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