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Visitor Services Assistants by the Great Bath

Job opportunities

Find out more about the job opportunities available and view our current vacancies here.

Job vacancy: Heritage Business Manager

Hours: 37 per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £41,551 - £44,407 pa

This is a rare opportunity for a business manager with sound experience in the museums and heritage attractions sectors to lead the business planning activities for the Council's Heritage Services, including the Roman Baths.

The post-holder will be responsible for the robust financial management and business development of this Council-owned internal business unit with a GBP 19m turnover, and for driving its five-year rolling business plan. Key aspects of the role include business forecasting, managing revenue and capital investment, pricing policy, trend analysis, benchmarking and project management.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record of business management in a relevant field such as a heritage organisation, museum or visitor attraction, involving daytime visiting, retail, corporate hospitality and catering. Knowledge of local government finance will be an advantage.

If you are interested in this position, find out more and apply online here. Closing date: 13/02/17

Visitor Services

The Roman Baths has approximately 80 staff working in Visitor Services looking after our visitors from all around the world. Approximately 50 have permanent contracts the rest have fixed term contracts based on the seasonal tourist peak.

Applying to work at the Roman Baths

Recruitment for Visitor Services Assistants usually starts in December for seasonal posts for the following spring; and in March for seasonal jobs in the shop. All permanent and fixed term/seasonal jobs are advertised on the Bath & North East Somerset Council’s website  under “Jobs”.

Behind the scenes vacancies also come up from time to time, including jobs within the following teams: Operations; Curatorial; Learning & Programmes; Marketing; Group Bookings; Retail and Finance.

Work experience at the Roman Baths

The front of house team takes work experience students at various times throughout the year, but places are limited and book up very quickly. Please phone 01225 477707 for more information.

Volunteering at the Roman Baths

The Roman Baths relies on volunteers to help with the behind the scenes work. Volunteers work with our diverse collection which contains local archaeological material from all time periods, including Prehistoric, Roman, Medieval and Georgian material. Our collection even contains spa equipment from Bath’s Victorian Treatment Centre.

  • Volunteering work helps to develop the museum and provides a fun opportunity through which you can develop new skills and experiences.
  • Volunteering is a great way to get to know new people and become active within the community.
  • Volunteering at a museum is a great, and valuable, starting point for a career in museums or heritage.

If you are interested, please contact us on Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm. Feel free to contact us or drop in and pick up our volunteering leaflet.
Collections Manager, Roman Baths Museum, Stall Street, Bath, BA1 1LZ
Telephone: 01225 477779, Fax: 01225 477243
Email: [email protected]

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