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Temporary Assignment: Front of House hosts

Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00 | Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays: 12:00 - 17:00
Closed 24th December to 27th December 2021 and 31st December 2021 to 1st January 2022 inclusive closed Gallery closures and collection updates

Front of House Host Cover (Temporary Assignment) during Gold of the Great Steppe exhibition, £10 per hour, up to 31.5 hours per week

21st September 2021 – 31st January 2022

We are looking for team players with excellent people skills, a commitment to providing an engaging and exciting visitor experience and a passion for the museum.

You will be the first point of contact for visitors to the Fitzwilliam Museum and will be responsible for providing an excellent welcome, helping our Box Office team and telling visitors more about the collection. We welcome a wide and diverse audience from local school groups and museum aficionados to visiting scholars and tourists from all over the world, who all have different needs and expectations when visiting the museum.

You will ensure high standards of visitor experience while monitoring the collection and remaining aware of any risks to the safety of people or objects. You will assist with visitor flow through our temporary exhibitions and maintain visitor adherence to any COVID-related guidelines.

As part of this assignment, you will be required to work as part of a seven-day rota which includes weekend working. There will also be a requirement to provide cover for evening and other out-of-hours events.

We are particularly looking for:

Training and induction will be provided.

Closing date for applications: 05.09.2021

Planned recruitment session: 09.09.2021

Any queries should be directed to

To submit an application for this assignment, please email a CV and cover letter to, including details of two referees.

Confirmation of the assignment will be conditional upon the satisfactory outcome of a Basic Disclosure check.

The Fitzwilliam Museum particularly encourages women and candidates from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background to apply for these assignments

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all workers are eligible to live and work in the UK

Closing date: Sunday 05th September 2021

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