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:

 

Welcome Team Members - zero hours contract
We are looking for individuals to be the face of Silverstone Interactive Museum. Working on a casual basis, the Welcome Team is responsible for ensuring that all our visitors enjoy exceptional customer service. We are looking for enthusiastic, helpful, knowledgeable, and professional individuals to join our team.
 
This role requires the post holder to work on a rota, which may include regular weekends, occasional evenings, and bank holidays.
 
For more information regarding the role, please download the job description. To apply please send your CV and a brief statement explaining why you think you are a good candidate for this role to recruiment@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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