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Current job opportunities

There has never been a more exciting time to work for Manchester Museum. We are expanding the museum to make room for more joy and learning and evolving into the museum Manchester needs. You could play a part in a bigger and better museum.


Keep scrolling for interview tips, inspiration and career advice!

You can also visit The University of Manchester jobs board. Select and search ’Cultural Institutions’ to find details of vacancies at Manchester Museum, the Whitworth and Jodrell Bank.

Working at Manchester Museum

Are you thinking about a career at Manchester Museum, or in the museums, heritage and culture sector more broadly?

Our paid trainees and placement students have put together some useful resources about the wide range of jobs at Manchester Museum, with support from MADE.


MADE is a collaboration between culture and education organisations from across Manchester, including art galleries, museums, theatres, schools, colleges and many more. MADE runs participation projects and create learning resources to join the dots between education and culture. #JoiningTheDots

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You can also find useful careers resources on the National Careers Week website. The aim of these resources is to provide careers guidance and support for young people leaving education and moving on to employment. #NCW2022

Whether you're already working in museums, thinking of a career change, or you are ready to take the first steps towards your dream job, we hope these resources bring both information and inspiration.


Careers at Manchester Museum


Meet some of the staff at Manchester Museum and find out more about their work. They each share some advice for people applying for jobs like theirs!

Swipe through the gallery below, and click on the images to find out more...