Vacancies at the National Army Museum

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Exhibition Designer,
Curator (Art),
Curator ( Equipment and Uniform).

The National Army Museums mission is to tell the story of Our Army and the people who have served in it; to inspire, engage and educate, though our world-class Museum and collections. We are driving this work through new and improved galleries and exhibitions, world class audience engagement activity and a strong digital offer.

We are developing our curatorial team and looking for people to join us as part of our journey as an inspiring, vibrant and successful world-class Museum. These roles are critical to this, aiming to reach and connect with a broad range of audiences both physically and digitally with our incredible subject and outstanding collections.

Self-motivated, good communicators with a passion for our subject are essential to fulfil these roles. You will be working within and across a supportive, inclusive and agile team working environment to fulfil the ambition of our strategic plan.

Curator (Equipment and Uniform) – £30,200pa (Plus Benefits)

(Full-Time, Permanent, Based in London)

As part of our collections work, this role will be responsible for proactively contributing to our collections development activity. This work will continue to ensure our collections are shaped to reflect the Army’s history and on-going activity. This role will also ensure how the collections can be understood continues to be at the forefront of our thinking.

With a passion for military collections and a strong attention to detail, relevant knowledge and experience, you will be highly organised, and have an empathy with Our Army. Regular travel to our collections centre in Stevenage will be a key requirement to fulfil this role.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 24th February 2022.

JD Curator (Equipment & Uniform) (Chelsea)

PS Curator (Equipment & Uniform) (Chelsea)

Curator (Art) – £26,350pa (Plus Benefits)

(Full-Time, Permanent, Based in Stevenage)

Working with our diverse range of art reflecting both the Army and soldiers that have served in it, this role will proactively support the development of Museum’s art collections. This will include a strong focus on sustaining and developing expert knowledge around specific parts of the collections. This will be underpinned by high quality collections activity comprising cataloguing and research, driven by an enthusiasm for our subject and the ways it can reach our audiences.

The ideal candidate will also be working across teams to directly contribute to the Museum’s outputs in exhibitions, programme, research and digital.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 23rd February 2022.

JD Curator (Art)

PS Curator (Art)

Exhibition Designers – £33,365pa (Plus Benefits)

(Permanent Appointments, Based in London)

We are seeking to appoint two Exhibition Designers within our small Exhibitions and Design team, to work on both the representation of our permanent galleries and our temporary exhibition programme. The post-holders will interpret the gallery and exhibition narratives to create both a 2D and 3D visual identity for exhibitions and permanent galleries, ensuring that the aims and themes of the content are reflected in the design. You will be proficient at producing drawings for tender and finished artwork for production. A large part of these roles will involve working cross culturally throughout the museum to ensure adherence to brand guidelines and with external suppliers.

Alongside the opportunity to develop a permanent gallery, the post-holders will produce two small touring designs per year, for our Regimental Museum Partners. The successful candidates will be educated to degree level and have demonstrable experience of producing high quality 2 & 3 D design. Experience of working with museum collections or in a museum environment is desirable.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 2nd March 2022.

JD Exhibition Designer

PS Exhibition Designer

The closing date for return of completed application forms is Friday 11th February 2022 at 12.00 (Noon).

For further detailed information on this role, or to apply, please visit our website at:

For further assistance, please contact the Department of Human Resources: on 020 7881 2456/2444 or email

If you have not had a reply within 2 weeks of the closing dates please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications that we receive please note that we are unable to provide feedback at this stage.

The National Army Museum is an Equal Opportunities employer.