National Army Museum – Research and Development Officer


The Museum’s 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.

Through our galleries and innovative exhibitions and public programme, the public can explore what it’s like to be a soldier, why we fought in conflicts – past and present, and discover the impact the Army has had on our society.

We are looking for people to join us as part of our journey as an inspiring, vibrant and successful world-class Museum.

Research and Development Officer – £30,950pa (Plus Benefits)

(Full-Time, Fixed-Term Appointment for Two Years – London Based

The National Army Museum is seeking to appoint a Research and Development Officer to support public and private fundraising for research and public history at the National Army Museum.

Research is at the heart of everything we, and our vision is to create a vibrant and world-leading centre for scholarship on the Army’s history and heritage. To do this, we need to secure public and private funding to support research projects inspired by our collections, develop publications, and expand our fellowships scheme. This role will support the scoping, advancement, and administration of the Museum’s fundraising portfolio.

The successful candidate will have experience of building and managing customer or client relationships, scoping fundraising proposals and presenting or pitching to potential clients.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 14 September 2023.

Closing date for all applications: 12.00 (Noon) on Friday 1 September 2023.

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 2477/2456 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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