Victoria and Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum

Careers at Victoria and Albert Museum

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. We strive to make the V&A matter to more people and in that context we work to the following six strategic objectives:

To create a world class visitor and learning experience across all V&A sites and collections. Focus and deepen the relevance of our collections to the UK creative and knowledge economy. Expand the V&A's international reach, reputation and impact. To operate with financial and organisational initiative and efficiency. Showcase the best of digital design and deliver an outstanding digital experience. Diversify and increase private and commercial funding sources.

Behind the scenes

Benefits & progressive ways of working

Flexible working

  • Working hours

    Flex hours

Working hours & Paid time off

  • Enhanced holidays

    25-30 days holiday

Health & Wellbeing benefits

  • Cycle to work

    Cycle to work scheme

General benefits

  • Learning budget

    Learning budget