National Army Museum – Programmes Manager

The National Army Museum’s mission is to tell the story of Our Army and the people who have served in it. We inspire, engage and educate, though our world-class collections, galleries and exhibitions, research and engagement. Through our programmes of events and activities, our audiences can explore the history and heritage of soldiers, past and present, and discover the significance and impact of the Army around the world and across the centuries.

Programmes Manager

(Full-Time Permanent Appointment, London based) – £38,540pa (plus benefits)

We are seeking to appoint a Programmes Manager to join our passionate and dedicated team.  This is a key role in the planning, co-ordination and delivery of public events and activities for the National Army Museum and the annual Chelsea History Festival.

Working as part of an agile and hands-on team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the design and delivery of innovative engagement projects which excite and inspire current Museum audiences, develop participation among new audiences, and enthuse supporters through the Museum’s Membership scheme. They will ensure a high-quality experience for public and members alike, as well as contributing to income generation.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of delivering public programmes and activities within heritage attractions, museums or galleries, and demonstrable experience of working with creative programming that meets the needs of a diverse range of audiences.

Interviews will be held on Monday 3 June 2024

The closing date for completed application forms is 12.00pm (Noon) on Monday 20 May 2024

Reimbursement of reasonable travel expenses is available for all candidates attending an interview.

For further information, or to apply, please visit our website at:

For further assistance, please contact the Department of Human Resources on:

020 7881 2477 or email 

If you have not had a reply within 2 weeks of the closing date, 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.

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