Chiltern Open Air Museum is an award-winning independent museum and charity in the Chalfonts, Bucks, with a collection of 37 rescued historic buildings set in 45 acres of beautiful Chilterns landscape. Around 60,000 visitors each year enjoy exploring over 2,000 years of history represented by traditional cottages, rural industries, a tin chapel and a working historic farm with rare breed farm animals. The Museum has a small team of staff that are supported by around 150 volunteers. The volunteers are an essential part of the team, supporting staff in providing great customer service and assisting on the on-going conservation and maintenance around the Museum site.
We are recruiting a Volunteer and Communications Officer with excellent people and written skills to recruit, manage and develop our team of volunteers. Communication is at the heart of everything we do here at the Museum, whether that is marketing to visitors, recruiting new volunteers or ensuring that our team know that they are part of an engaging and thriving community. The candidate will play a key part in our Communications Team supporting our Marketing Manager in all aspects of promoting the Museum. The candidate will help to fulfill the daily Duty Manager role on a rotational basis including some weekend work. We’re a small team and are looking for a friendly, flexible candidate who is happy to jump in and support the rest of the team if required.