National Army Museum – Summer Placement – Programmes 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 opportunity has arisen within the Programmes team to support the development and delivery of the public programme, including the Chelsea History Festival. This is an exciting role that offers the chance to gain insight into how the public programme is put together at the National Army Museum and learn about the planning that goes into delivering a successful events programme.

The ideal candidate will be a great team player that has excellent MS office skills and attention to detail. This role would suit those with experience in customer service and looking to develop their event management skills in a museum environment.

This role will be working 3 days per week and running until the end of the Chelsea History Festival (Sunday 29 September).

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 Wednesday 3 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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