National Army Museum – Summer Placement – Digital Communications Support (Chelsea History Festival)


The National Army 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.

This year the Museum is hosting summer placements and we welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

National Living/Minimum Wage*

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Chelsea History Festival team to deliver and support digital communications in the run up and during the Chelsea History Festival. The Chelsea History Festival launched in September 2019, and is a partnership  between the National Army Museum, Royal Hospital ChelseaThe Chelsea Physic Garden and Cadogan.  The Festival, is a celebration of history in the heart of west London and the annual activation event of the new Chelsea Heritage Quarter.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for using digital media to write and create engaging and exciting content across online platforms including website, email and social media. They will be a great team player, have a passion for history, and have excellent communication skills.

This is a real chance to get creative and help shape and grow the digital output of this year’s exciting programme.

The timings and duration of all placements can be flexible to suit applicants’ study/term times (if applicable) and will be paid at either, National Minimum/Living Wage (*age dependant).  Full induction and training will be provided.                                     

Closing date for completed applications forms is : 12:00pm noon on Friday 28 June 2024

Interviews will be held on Monday 8 July 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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