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We believe this is an incredibly exciting time for the development of arts and culture in Luton. We’re passionate about what we do, so we encourage an open, collaborative and inclusive working environment.

Current Job Positions

Casual Customer Assistant. Closing Date: Open Vacancy

Casual Customer Service Assistant

£11.79 per hour

Casual

 

About the job

The operations team are currently seeking some additions to the team.

You will need to assist the teams by providing casual support work in Culture Trust venues, including our creative spaces, museums and arts venues, providing assistance to visiting customers and at events, by undertaking a range of duties, ensuring a high quality of customer service and contributing to the continuous improvement of the Trust. 

With experience of dealing with the public, you will be able to work in a team and be capable of supervising public areas and events.  You will be required to carry out a range of administrative tasks, sale of refreshments and retail goods, setting up equipment and using various IT packages.

We require casual team members who are available to work various shifts during weekdays, evenings or weekends at various venues around Luton.  

 

About you

Do you have a strong passion for working with the public?

Are you able to work evenings and weekends when required?

Are you able to work across The Culture Trust’s sites?

 

If so, please email your application to privacy@culturetrust.comClosing date: Open vacancy               

Casual Catering Assistant. Closing Date: Open Vacancy

Casual Catering Assistants                             

£ 11.79 per hour

Casual

 

About the job

The Commercial and Operations team are currently seeking some additions to the team.

You will need to assist the teams in our museums, arts centre and creative spaces to ensure that the cafés and events are operated efficiently and effectively, that all areas are clean, safe, and presentable and that a consistently high standard of catering is delivered.

The successful applicant will play an important role in providing high quality refreshments to our general visitors, staff and corporate clients. You will be responsible for the delivery of excellent customer care at all times and ensuring outstanding customer satisfaction.

 

About you

Do you have a strong passion for working in Catering?

Do you have demonstrable experience in customer care?

Are you able to work evenings and weekends when required?

Are you able to work across The Culture Trust’s sites?

 

If so, please send your application form to privacy@culturetrust.comClosing date: Open vacancy               

Creative Industries Trainee. Closing Date: 21st April 2024

Creative Industries Trainee

£22,737 pro rata

Fixed term to December 2024

30 hours per week (various weekday shifts including occasional evenings and weekends)

About the Job:

Are you aspiring to work in the creative sector, but need an entry point and experience? If yes, we want to hear from you.

Through a "learn on the job model", in this role you'll gain exposure to diverse cultural activities offered by the Culture Trust. As a Trainee, you'll support wrap-around and enrichment activities aimed at expanding family and schools audiences. Your journey with us will span from April 2024 to December 2024, engaging in a diverse range of programmes and events, from theatre camps to school holiday activities, supporting our Education, Marketing, and Museums teams.

 

About you:

This is a public facing role so you’ll need to show a fluency in speaking and writing English.

You will be required to work across Culture Trust sites when necessary to meet business requirements.  So, if you have basic clerical and computer skills, good communication skills and enjoy working with a wide range of people in a customer orientated service, and you want to gain valuable experience in the creative sector, then this role could be for you.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact the Creative Talent Project Coordinator, Jakub Rokita jakub.rokita@culturetrust.com

If you need support applying or want to find out more about the job, please join us for the consultation sessions:

9 April (Tuesday) – HAT WORKS – 6pm to 7pm

10 April (Wednesday) – ONLINE – 12pm to 1pm

16 April (Tuesday) – HAT WORKS - 12pm to 1pm

17 April (Wednesday) – ONLINE – 6pm to 7pm

For online sessions – please email: Jakub.rokita@culturetrust.com for the link

For Hat Works sessions – the sessions will take place at 47 Guildford Street, Luton

To apply for this role, please complete the application form and email to privacy@culturetrust.com.  Applicants that have not completed Section C – Experience & Relevant Skills will not be considered. 

Director of Finance & Resources

Director of Finance & Resources (0.5)

The Culture Trust, Luton.

Salary: £61,294 pro rata 

We welcome applications from experienced and knowledgeable Finance Directors to join our team. 

Our cultural Trust operate an exciting portfolio of Museums, Heritage sites and Arts venues in Luton from which we develop and deliver year-round programmes of arts, exhibitions, workshops, cultural events and activities. We also support and enable artists, creative industry entrepreneurs and community groups who use and operate from our inspiring heritage venues. The post holder will lead on all financial and resource functions for the Culture Trust Charity and Trading Company managing a dedicated finance, HR and Admin team and contributing as a to the Trust’s strategic leadership team.

For more information about the role and how to apply, please download a pack here.

Hat District Heritage Project Manager

Hat District Heritage Project Manager

Salary               £40,000

Terms              Full time FIXED term June/July 2024 to Dec 2026

Location          Hat District, Luton. LU1 2NQ

We seek an experienced and enthusiastic Heritage building professional to develop and lead our partnership led heritage regeneration stage 2 programme in the Hat District, Luton. We seek applicants from specialists who will implement Hat District+ Heritage Development Trust project funded by Architectural Heritage Fund and the Lottery Heritage Fund.

For more information about the role and how to apply, please download a recruitment pack here

Head of Museums, Collections & Heritage

Head of Museums, Collections & Heritage

Salary               £50,000 package plus benefits 

Terms              Full time             

Location          This is an onsite role at based at Wardown House, Museum & Gallery

We seek an experienced and dynamic Museums, Collections and Heritage professional who can lead our exemplary Wardown House Museum & Gallery and Stockwood Discovery Centre in Luton and support a team of experts in delivering our NPO Museums programme, Local Authority Museums Agreement and Business Plan. We also welcome  new ideas, expertise, innovation and best practice to grow our impacts and engagement as we connect communities with Culture.

For more information about the role and how to apply, please download a recruitment pack here

Luton Matters: Public Art Commission. Closing Date: Monday 13th May 2024, 12pm

Are you a creative organisation or practitioner with links to Luton? Are you looking for opportunities to test new ideas, develop public programmes or engage further with communities? The Culture Trust Luton is seeking applications for factory associates for a new Artist Development and Public Engagement programme as part of the Luton Matters project.

You can find out more information about this opportunity with the supporting documents below.

Deadline: Monday 13th May 2024, 12pm

This opportunity and the #LutonMatters programme has been kindly funded by The Steel Charitable Trust.

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