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Personal Assistant to the Director and Clerk to the Trustees

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum (pro rata)

Contract: Maternity cover - fixed term for 12 months

Hours: Part time (21 hours per week) with standard office hours Monday to Friday

Closing date: Tuesday 21 February 2017

The Geffrye Museum in Hoxton, east London, is set in former almshouses and period gardens. It is a unique and specialist museum, which explores the home from 1600 to the present day.

Due to the maternity leave of the present post holder, we are seeking to appoint a Personal Assistant to the Director and Clerk to the Trustees. It is an exciting time to join us, as we continue delivery of our ambitious £15m capital project, Unlocking the Geffrye, to develop new spaces, explore new perspectives and welcome up to 60,000 more visitors each year.

This is a key role at the museum, providing high-level administrative and governance support to the Director and Trustees.

With significant relevant experience of working in a busy environment, you will also be an outstanding communicator. The ability to manage competing priorities, handle sensitive or confidential information and a high level of IT skills is essential.

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To apply, please submit a CV, covering letter and Equal Opportunities Form by email to or posted to Job Applications, Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Road, London, E2 8EA by the closing date.

Interviews will be held week commencing: Monday 6 March 2017.

If you have not received a response to your application by Friday 3 March 2017, please assume that it has been unsuccessful.

The Geffrye Museum trust is an equal opportunity employer. We have a firm commitment to encouraging fairness and diversity in our work force and we welcome applications from disabled people and those from BME backgrounds.