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The Trust employs staff in all of the specialist areas covered by the Horniman: anthropology, musical instruments, natural history, the aquarium, gardens, education, conservation, documentation, collections management and library.

In addition, we have staff providing other functions including Marketing, Fundraising, IT,  HR, Finance, Facilities, Cleaning and Security, and the important service provided directly to the public by our Visitor Assistants.

For further information and to apply for the roles below, please click on the job title.

Current Vacancies

Marketing & Communications Manager - £36,400 pa, full time

We are seeking a dynamic and creative Marketing & Communications Manager to join us at an exciting time in our development. You will manage a team of marketing, PR and membership staff and effectively position the Horniman nationally and internationally as a leading cultural institution with world-class collections, advocating support for the transformational impact of our work and presence on people’s lives. You will also raise awareness of the Horniman’s position as a leading visitor attraction supporting strategies to extend and diversify our audience reach and generate income from a variety of sources.

The closing date for applications is 10am on Wednesday 10 February 2016.  Interviews will be held on Thursday 25 February 2016. 


Deputy Keeper of Natural History - £36,400 pa, full time

Following the recent review of our Natural History collections and major improvements to our exhibitions and displays, we are looking for a committed and forward-thinking Deputy Keeper of Natural History with the skills and experience to help us develop, preserve and interpret our collections and communicate Natural Science-based subjects to the broadest audience.

The closing date for applications is 10am on Wednesday 17 February 2016. Interviews will be held on Thursday 10 March 2016.