Collections Documentation Officer

Closing Date:
26 May 2024
Closing Time:
11:59 PM
Interview Date:
06 June 2024

Collections Documentation Officer
£25,360 per annum

The Royal Air Force Museum is a national museum, a Government non-departmental public body (NDPB) and a registered charity, with two sister sites at London and Midlands. Our purpose is to share the RAF story, past, present and future – using the stories of its people and our collections in order to engage, inform and inspire. Our Vision is to inspire everyone with the RAF story – the people who shape it and its place in our lives.

We have two public sites (London and Midlands) and a stored collection (Stafford). Our trading company and active fundraising supplement Grant in Aid which comes through the Ministry of Defence.

The Museum is looking for an experienced Collections Documentation Officer to join the team at an exciting time as we progress our Strategy to 2030 and continue the development phase of a National Lottery Heritage Fund supported programme of investment at our Midlands site.

You will help to administer the preparation of our collections to move to a new storage facility as well as provide admin support to the Museum’s Collections Review and Transfer programmes. This role will be based at our Stafford site and will work across all three Museum sites as required. Working elsewhere in the UK and abroad may be necessary.

To apply:

• Please provide your current CV with a supporting statement which provides specific examples which demonstrate how you meet the competencies in the job description. Please note that the shortlisting process will give greater weighting to the essential technical competencies. Please send the completed documents to with ‘Collections Documentation Officer’ on the subject line.

• Closing date for applications: 26 May 2024

• Interviews will take place on: 6 June 2024

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