Current Vacancies

There are lots of ways to get involved with the National Memorial Arboretum; from volunteer roles to paid positions, our current opportunities include:

Head of heritage and learning

Salary: £38,000

The Arboretum is seeking maternity cover for the Head of Heritage and Learning, to oversee the work of the Heritage and Learning team, including the delivery of its Heritage Lottery Funded activity plan and other associated audience development activities and events, including the Arboretum's 2017 Battle of Passchendaele centenary commemoration programme.

 Key responsibilities

1.    To manage Heritage and Learning activities at the Arboretum and develop and maintain the Arboretum's Learning and Interpretation strategies

2.    To line manage the Heritage and Learning team and oversee and develop interpretation of Arboretum aims and messages within the buildings, on-site and help ensure a programme of high quality exhibitions are brought to the Arboretum.

3.    To engage with education and museums/culture/heritage professionals to extend learning opportunities and activities at the Arboretum

4.    To ensure the Heritage and Learning programme is a central aspect of the Arboretum and its future development

Application Closing Date: 8 March 2017
Interviews: 14 March 2017

For further information about this position including full, and detailed, job and person specifications please click here.  

Creative in residence

In recognition of the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele, the Arboretum is seeking proposals to support a large scale, external art installation which will run from 31 July to 6 November 2017, reflecting the theme of communication between the Home Front and the Front Line. This installation will be part of a wider Passchendaele Commemoration programme, focused on the social impact of the war on the Home Front and the involvement of the wider British Empire. Please download our full creative in residence brief below for further information about the project including the tender process. The closing date for tender documents is 5pm on Friday 31 March 2017. All tender documents, and further questions, should be directed to Kathryn Rogerson, Exhibitions Officer,, 01283 245 165.

National Memorial Arboretum Creative in Residence Brief