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Operations Assistant, The British Museum of Food / Bompas & Parr


The British Museum of Food (BMOF) is delighted to announce its inaugural exhibition with the summer launch of SCOOP: The Wonderful World of Ice Cream. This celebratory show will explore the past, present and future of ice cream in a total sensory immersion – one where you can taste the savour of centuries.

Contract Role: Operations Assistant at the British Museum of Food’s SCOOP: The Wonderful World of Ice Cream

Contract type: Fixed-term freelance contract for three months (part-time)

Exhibition Dates: 29th June - 30th September 2018

Exhibition Times: 12.00-20.00 Mondays - Fridays & 10.00-18.00 on weekends

Location: Gasholder, Kings Cross, London (7-minute walk from the station)

Reports to: Operations Manager

Day rate: £100 - £120 per day depending on experience

Specific requirements 

  • Be available to work 45 days across the 3 months including some weekends Due to the nature of the role, there will be some evening work. We are open to discussion about hours where more flexibility is required.

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How to apply 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email with ‘BMoF Operations Assistant’ in the subject heading.

Please include the following in your application:

  • A copy of your current CV
  • A short introduction about yourself and why you think you are suitable for the contract role 

Interviews will be held on 29th & 30th May 2018 at Bompas & Parr’s Studio in Bermondsey, South London.

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