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Museum Support Officer (Bagshaw Museum & Oakwell Hall)

Salary details: £10.14 - £10.97 per hour

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Ref: RC 1844

Kirklees Council

Economy and Infrastructure

Regeneration & Culture

Place of Work: Bagshaw Museum (Batley) and Oakwell Hall (Birstall)


Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Part Time

Appointment type:

Hours per Week: 18.5 (Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays)

Closing date: 20 October 2019

Provisional Interview Date:

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At Kirklees Council we are looking for a Business Support Officer to work at our Bagshaw Museum and Oakwell Hall. You will be part of a small team providing business and administrative support to officers within the Museums and Galleries Section. You will also be expected to work closely with the Business Development Team, attend their team meetings and support them in the delivery of the Service’s Business Plan. 

Some of the main duties as a Business Support Officer will include:

  • Processing and accounting for cash, cheques, direct debits, invoices etc.
  • Produce routine statistical information and management information.
  • Data processing (input and retrieval), including service based IT systems.
  • Specialist and technical administrative support.
  • Retail support including stock entry onto EPoS or manual stock systems; ordering/pricing of regular shop/refreshments stock and administering annual stocktakes.
  • Administering bookings programme as required eg for room hire, groups, including taking bookings and ensuring financial systems are followed, and communicating to ensure resources required are arranged.
  • Information and record management as directed.
  • Facilitating and supporting meetings and events.
  • Provide project support, research and collate information and directed.
  • Responding to complex enquiries.
  • General administrative duties.
  • Arrange meetings, take minutes and produce appropriate documentation.

You will be based in at Bagshaw Museum and Oakwell Hall but will need to work at other museum venues and travel to attend meetings and participate in events and other activities some of which may occur at weekends and evenings.

In order to be shortlisted for this job please demonstrate how you meet the Person Checklist as detailed on the attached Job Profile.  CV's will not be accepted. For more information about the role, please see the attached A Day in the Life.

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