Vacancy: Trainee Curator

Are you looking for a role that will get your career in museums off to a great start? This paid Trainee Curator role could be just what you’re looking for!

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our friendly and dedicated team as Trainee Curator. Working with a small staff team and a team of volunteers you will get to experience all aspects of museum work. The focus of the role will be assisting with a range of collections projects including collections documentation, exhibitions, digital and community engagement and visitor services. Working alongside an experienced team you will assist with the care and management of the museum collection and share aspects of the collection and the stories they hold with a wider audience through on site displays and digital media.

Based at: Bodmin Keep: Cornwall’s Army Museum, The Keep, Bodmin, PL31 1EG

Salary: £18,525 +3% pension, essential travel allowance, and training budget

Hours: 37.5 per week (with occasional weekend and evening working)

Leave: 20 days leave + statutory bank holidays

Term: 12 months

Please see the full Job Description for more information.

Please email your completed Application Form to Ollie Byram, Customer Service Apprentice on, please also confirm you have completed the Equal Opportunities Form, which is hyperlinked in the Application Form.

If completion of a written application form prevents you from your applying for the role, we can accept a short film answering the questions set out in the Application Form.

If you have questions or would like a chat about the role, please call Verity Anthony on 01208 72810.

Appplication Dates

Closing Date: 30 October 2021

Interview: Week commencing 24 November 2021

Start Date: 17 January 2021