Recruitment

The Silverstone Interactive Museum is a new museum at the entrance to the world-famous Silverstone Circuit. Taking visitors on a journey through the stars, stories and science of British motor racing, it is home to an immersive exhibition, collections and research centre, learning and events space, café and gift shop. 

Our mission is to bring the extensive heritage of Silverstone and British motor racing to life through a dynamic, interactive and educational visitor experience. As an organisation we value enthusiasm, dedication and a passion for customer service. If you fit this description and think you have what it takes to help us make this vision a reality please apply for one of our latest job vacancies listed below.

Please read through the job description and person specification carefully before sending your CV and covering letter to recruitment@silverstonemuseum.co.uk.

Current opportunities:

 

Chief Executive Officer

The Silverstone Interactive Museum was officially opened by the Duke of Sussex and Sir Lewis Hamilton on 6th March 2020.  Since then, despite being closed for extended periods of time due to the pandemic, the Museum has attracted over 100,000 visitors and received excellent reviews. 

The Trustees of Silverstone Heritage Ltd (SHL), the independent charity behind the Silverstone Interactive Museum, are seeking a new CEO to lead the organisation through its next exciting period of growth, ensuring that it reaches its full potential as a leading UK museum and visitor attraction.  More information and details of how to apply can be found here.

Applications are to be submitted to chair@silverstonemuseum.co.uk no later than midnight on Wednesday 10th November 2021.

 

zero hours welcome team members

We are looking for zero hours Welcome Team Members with relevant experience in delivering commercial experiences. We are re-launching our Photo Experience offer as well as launching a brand new and exclusive range of Driving Simulator Experiences, and need people who are great at selling and service. If this sounds like you then get in touch – you must be able to work weekends, Bank Holidays and evenings – by sending your CV and a brief statement explaining why you think you are a good candidate for this role, to recruitment@silverstonemuseum.co.uk.

You can find a full job description here.

VOLUNTEERING

Volunteers are vital in supporting the work of the Silverstone Interactive Museum.  You can get involved in a range of exciting opportunities as a volunteer.

There will be a number of opportunities to volunteer with roles supporting all areas of the Experience from welcoming visitors and supporting them on their journey through the exhibition, to guiding them around the circuit and supporting school groups.

If you would like to be considered for any of our vacancies and have any queries regarding volunteering at the Silverstone Interactive Museum please contact volunteer@silverstonemuseum.co.uk.

Current opportunities:

Welcome Team Volunteer

We are looking for volunteer Welcome Team Members, minimum age 18 years, who can share their expertise to provide an enthusiastic, helpful and knowledgeable greeting to our visitors. The Silverstone Interactive Museum is a half-day immersive experience that tells stories from the past, present and future of British motor racing. Our Welcome Team Members will actively greet visitors and assist throughout the interactive exhibits – from lining up on the Starting Grid to the Pit Gun Challenge.

View Role Description for more information.

If you can commit to a minimum of two shifts per month (4 hours per shift AM: 9.30-13.30 and/or PM:13.15-5.00) to gain new skills and be an important part of the team that will ‘engage minds through motorsport’ please complete the application form and return it to volunteer@silverstonemuseum.co.uk.

Current shift available:

Mon - AM & PM
Wed - PM
Thu - PM
Fri - AM & PM
Sat - AM & PM
Sun - AM & PM

Kickstart Roles

We are pleased to have 13 Kickstart positions available to support various areas of the museum. Kickstart is a Government scheme to create new job placements for 18 to 24 year-olds on Universal Credit. We are seeking 13 individuals across the following roles:

- Children’s Champion x 8 - confident, friendly and pro-active individuals to support the visitor journey of children and family groups as well as support the organisation with development activities.

- Facilities Assistant - a pro-active individual to support the Facilities team with the maintenance of the museum

- Fundraising Assistant x 2 - enthusiastic people to help us raise vital funds in order to help us deliverable our charitable objectives

- Social Media and Marketing Assistant x 2 - confident and proactive individuals to support the work of our marketing and communications team.

The placements are 25 hours a week for a total of 6 months and they are paid at the National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage (18-20 yrs: £6.56; 21-22 yrs: £8.36; 23+: £8.91).


Who can apply for Kickstart roles:

- You must be aged 16-24 and receiving Universal Credit to apply for these roles.

- If this applies to you, and you want to find out more, including the full job descriptions, please speak to your Work Coach at Jobcentre Plus.

- Please note that Silverstone Interactive Museum cannot accept applications directly. Please direct any enquiries to your Work Coach at Jobcentre Plus in the first instance.

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