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Museum Technician

Victoria and Albert Museum


Posted over 30 days ago...


Join the world’s leading museum of art and design as an Installation Technician and be part of the exciting V&A East project


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Cromwell Road, London

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary: The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is a global leader in art and design, boasting over 2.8 million works spanning 5,000 years of creativity. Renowned for its national collections, the V&A is dedicated to advancing the study of architecture, fashion, photography, sculpture, and more. It aims to inspire by making the designed world accessible to all. As it embarks on the V&A East project, the museum offers a stimulating environment for professionals to contribute to a landmark initiative.

  • Role Summary:
    • Support the V&A East project across multiple sites, including V&A South Kensington and V&A Storehouse & East Museum.
    • Work on large-scale exhibition installations with a team of skilled technicians.
    • Opportunities for both full-time and part-time positions on 9-month fixed term contracts.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Demonstrable experience in large-scale exhibition installations is essential.
    • Flexibility to work across different museum sites as the project evolves.
  • Benefits:
    • A generous pension scheme and 29 days of annual leave plus bank holidays.
    • Flexible working arrangements to suit your lifestyle.
    • Complimentary tickets to V&A exhibitions and a staff canteen subsidy.
    • Discounts in V&A shops, a bike loan program, and season ticket loans.
    • Access to extensive training, professional development, and support networks.
  • ED&I at The V&A:
    • Commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, with a focus on supporting disabled applicants through the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and other accommodations.

The Role We are seeking multiple experienced installation technicians to support the realisation of the V&A East project. These fixed term contracts are multi-site and will initially start at V&A South Kensington, with some working days at V&A Storehouse and East Museum. As the project progresses, the role will be predominantly based at V&A Storehouse & East Museum. You will have demonstrable experience working on large scale exhibition installations. We are offering both full time and part time roles on 9month fixed term contracts.

The V&A The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.8 million objects, books and archives that span over 5,000 years of human creativity. The museum holds many of the UK's national collections and houses some of the greatest resources for the study of architecture, furniture, fashion, textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, jewellery, glass, ceramics, book arts, Asian art and design, theatre and performance. Our mission is to be recognised as the world's leading museum of art, design and performance, and to enrich people's lives by promoting research, knowledge and enjoyment of the designed world to the widest possible audience.

Benefits Generous pension scheme 29 days plus bank holidays Flexible working Tickets to V&A exhibitions Subsidised staff canteen 25% discount in V&A shops Give as you earn scheme Bicycle loan Interest-free season ticket Interest-free rental deposit loan Free safety checks and small repairs to your bike with Doctor Bike Wide range of training and professional development opportunities Employee Assistance Programme Staff diversity networks

ED&I at The V&A At the V&A, we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) for all and strive to go above and beyond public duty placed upon us by the Equality Act 2010. As such, we are delighted to share that we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. The V&A makes the following commitments to all applications: The Guaranteed Interview Scheme – Interviewing applicants with a disability who successfully evidence the essential criteria on a person specification and consider them on their abilities; Providing an inclusive and accessible recruitment process. Making reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process so disabled job applicants have the best opportunity to demonstrate that they can do the job. Supporting employees and adjustments during employment.


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