We’re regularly looking for talented, friendly people who care about our eclectic museum as much as we do.

Sir John Soane’s Museum employs around 45 staff members across front and back of house roles, all of whom are vital to ensuring the Museum stays open for people to enjoy and to be inspired by.

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and are committed to equal opportunities and a work environment free from discrimination.

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Job Vacancies

Events and Marketing Assistant

Salary: £24,900

The post-holder will play an important part in generating and maintaining business across all revenue strands of SME, including reactive and proactive sales, marketing the Museum’s various products, the planning, execution and follow up of events and tours, identifying new potential commercial partners and additional administrative tasks related to commercial activities.

The role also involves supporting the Museum’s communication function, liaising with internal stakeholders on specific projects as well as dealing with external suppliers and customers. 

Please see the role profile for further details about the responsibilities, the person specification and benefits.

How to apply

Applications in the form of a curriculum vitae and supporting letter outlining how you meet the person specification, together with the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent to recruitment@soane.org.uk

The closing date for applications:  12 noon,  Tuesday 21 November 2023

Interview date: Friday 1 December 2023


Voluntary role

The Soane Museum Board comprises a maximum of 13 Trustees.  We are looking to recruit a new Trustee with significant financial expertise and experience to join the board from 2024.

You will be required to spend one day a month on Museum business, to attend 4 board meetings a year and some additional committee meetings.  Whilst the role is voluntary, reasonable expenses will be paid.

Trustees serve up to two terms of five years each.

To apply please download the attached role profile and send:

  • A CV of no more than two sides of A4; this should provide details of your education and qualifications, employment history, directorships, membership of professional bodies and details of any publications or awards; and
  • A supporting statement of not more than one side of A4, setting out how you meet the criteria
  • The names and email addresses of two referees

Sir John Soane’s Museum aspires to diversity in public appointments and operates an equal opportunities policy.  Appointments are made on merit and are unpaid.

Please submit your CV and supporting statement to recruitment@soane.org.uk by 12 noon 1 December 2023.