Thank you for your interest in Penlee House (Penzance Town Council) as an employer.
All vacancies are advertised here and on our Facebook page, and, for full-time posts, also in either the local press or regional/national museum publications and networks.
We are seeking a Museums professional with a minimum of 3 years’ experience at an intermediate or management level who is able to lead and inspire our small, dedicated team of staff and harness the enthusiasm of our many volunteers. Candidates must possess a Degree in a relevant subject and have expertise in at least one professional museum discipline or equivalent. Specialist knowledge of the art and heritage represented at Penlee House an advantage. In return, the Council offers 21 days annual leave (rising to 25 days after 5 years’ service) and generous employer contributions to the pension scheme.
If you wish to apply for the position, a copy of the application form can be downloaded here for completion.
The galleries are invigilated by volunteer Stewards, each covering a half-day shift running either from 10.00 - 1.30 or from 1.30 - 5.00, with a 15 minute break for a complimentary drink and slice of cake. You could volunteer once a week to once a month. Please contact David Trevivian on 01736 363625 for further details.
We also welcome help with other aspects of our work, including researching and data-inputting information on our collections, assisting with education workshops and a variety of specialist support roles relating to our collections. Please contact us on 01736 363625 or email us at email@example.com if you feel you have skills to offer and would like to get involved.
For more information about work experience placements please click here.