Museum Public Events Executive

Closing Date:
23 June 2024
Closing Time:
11:59 PM
Interview Date:
02 July 2024

Museum Public Events Executive
£24,663.88 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 Royal Air Force Museum is a Carbon Literate organisation and as such promotes Carbon Literacy.

We are pleased to announce a fantastic opportunity to join our dynamic Events Team. We are looking for an experienced event programmer and event professional to help deliver exciting and popular events at the Midlands site.

The public events programme is a key component of the RAF Museum’s public engagement and commercial strategies, and through the programme we tell the RAF story, engage with our visitors, widen our audience and help to support self-funded income. The Public Events Executive role is key to helping deliver the aims and objectives of the Museum.

The main responsibilities of the role include supporting the Public Events Manager in designing, planning and delivering events for our family audiences, supporting both a regular programme of daytime events as well as creating new events where required. Events currently within the programme include themed weeks – including Spies Week and STEM week, the summer programme ‘Flying Theatre’, Sleepover Event, Elf Cadets and our annual community day.

The ideal candidate should be an experienced event professional with a lot of initiative who can help create and operate events that are exciting, compelling, safe and competitive. You should have the capacity to build positive relationships with both internal teams and external partners and demonstrate excellent organisational skills.

The post holder will be required to work school holidays, some weekends, early starts, evenings and on occasion overnight.

The post will be based at our Midlands site.

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 ‘Museum Public Events Executive’ on the subject line.

• Closing date for applications: 23 June 2024

• Interviews will take place on: 2 July 2024

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