Join the Wessex Museums team as Admin & Finance Assistant!

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Would you like to join Wessex Museums team as Admin & Finance Assistant? 

The Wessex Museums Trust requires a highly organised administrator with excellent people skills and a good working knowledge of Microsoft (Teams & SharePoint) and Xero systems to support our staff team and operations. The successful candidate will be highly self-motivated, able to work independently, and demonstrate commitment to contributing to the success of the team and charity. 

The main purpose of the role is to: 
  • Provide administrative support for the Wessex Museums Trust, the CEO and staff team, and the wider museums partnership in support of our activities.
  • To be Wessex Museums’ first point of contact, liaising with and supporting a wide range of stakeholders including trustees, staff in the partner museums, contractors and suppliers.
  • To be an active member of the Wessex Museums team, recognising and demonstrating a willingness to support the team as required.
The full list of responsibilities and person specification can be found in the job description.


About Wessex Museums 

Wessex Museums is a thriving consortium of the principal museums and art galleries across Dorset and Wiltshire that share the stories of Wessex from prehistory to now, namely:

Our purpose is to build the resilience and relevance of the museums in our partnership and across our region. Our mission is to support museums to connect, inspire and add value to people’s lives.


Job description

Equal opportunities form

Application form   


Deadline for applications 

Midnight, Sunday 28 January 2024


How to apply 

To apply, please submit the application form and equal opportunities form by midnight, Sunday 28 January 2024 to Wessex Museums via email, using the subject line ‘ADMIN & FINANCE ASSISTANT’. Email: 


Any questions or further support 

If you would like an informal discussion about the role before applying or would like support or assistance with the application process, please contact us. Include your topic of enquiry and mobile number so that a member of the team can respond. Interviews will be taking place online on Thursday, 1 February 2024.


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