Vacancies

Explore the latest job and volunteer opportunities at the Old Royal Naval College (ORNC).

Senior Retail Assistant – Maternity cover

The Shop at the ORNC is seeking a confident, motivated and dedicated individual to assist the retail manager as senior retail assistant. With 1.7 million visitors a year, the Old Royal Naval College, a part of the world heritage site, is one of the UK’s leading visitor attractions.
If you believe you have the skills to maximize profits through the effective management and display of stock and exceptional customer service then this role is for you. The post holder will be able provide coaching and support to other members of the team to ensure they can achieve the same, whilst all the time keeping spirits high. We also want you to find exciting new ways to exceed customer’s expectations and enhance our commercial success.

Daily you will be responsible for supporting the manager in areas from sales, stock management, cash handling, merchandising and store security along with many other day to day requirements. 

The role involves weekend, bank holiday and occasional evening working. 

Salary £15,000 per annum

Maternity cover period: October 2014 –April 2015

Closing date: 21st September 2014

Interviews week commencing: 22nd September 2014

If you are interested in this opportunity please download the full job description (PDF 89KB)

To apply please send your CV with covering letter to swhitnall@ornc.org or by post to Sarah Whitnall, Foundation House, 2 Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, London, SE10 9LW.

Please presume that if you have not heard from us by 22nd September that your application is not being taken further.

Learning Freelancers (Schools Programme)

The Old Royal Naval College (ORNC) is one of London's most famous riverside landmarks. The iconic buildings include the unique Painted Hall and neoclassical Chapel. In addition the Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre houses our dedicated learning space, the Clore Learning Centre, and a permanent exhibition that tells the story of Greenwich.

The Learning team use the inspiring history, art and architecture of the ORNC and the surrounding Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site to offer a range of place and time based formal and informal learning opportunities.

We are seeking to recruit a small team of Learning Freelancers to help deliver our award-winning primary school programme. Our busy programme welcomes over 7,000 school children each year to explore subjects including history, art and design, maths and citizenship. Workshops and projects are developed in conjunction with teachers and children, and evaluated on a rolling basis to ensure that best practice is embedded throughout the workshop structure and delivery. Sessions encourage active learning by providing opportunities for creative responses through art, drama and creative writing.

Closing date: 9.00am Monday 29 September 2014

Interview dates: Monday 6 October and Tuesday 7 October 2014
(Please outline your availability for interview in your application).

Please apply by CV and covering letter to Amanda McAllen, Learning Officer amcallen@ornc.org

If you are interested in this opportunity with us, please read the full job description. (122KB)

Grounds Maintenance Person

There is a vacancy to join our grounds team at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich. Duties to include, routine grounds maintenance, setting up for public events, keeping the grounds free from litter, lawn cutting and porterage at this high profile public site. Some heavy lifting is required. Some horticultural knowledge would be an advantage plus an NVQ Level 2 in Horticulture desirable.

Hours are 7 per day over a 5 day week to include every other weekend. Some overtime will be required. Benefits include; 25 days annual leave and a salary of circa £16,220 per annum will be offered to the right person.

Please send your CV to swhitnall@ornc.org or in writing to:

Sarah Whitnall
The Greenwich Foundation
2 Cutty Sark Gardens
Greenwich SE10 9LW

If you are interested in the position please download the job description (148KB)

Closing date is 28th September 2014. Interviews week commencing 29th September.

Please presume that if you have not heard from us by 29th September that we will not be taking your application further. 

Visitor Experience Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to assist our Visitor Experience team in the day-to-day delivery of front of house services. Volunteers will be based in Discover Greenwich, the Painted Hall and Chapel and will ensure all visitors have a warm welcome and the best possible experience at the ORNC.

Main contact: Visitor Experience department
Commitment: Minimum of three months required, minimum of half a day per week – hours and times negotiable

If you are interested in this opportunity with us, please read the full Visitor Experience Volunteer role description (pdf, 118KB). Download our Visitor Experience Volunteer application form (doc, 71KB) and return it to volunteer@ornc.org or post it to 2 Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 9LW.

Fundraising Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to help the Greenwich Foundation in face-to-face fundraising from visitors to the Old Royal Naval College as well as in a variety of back of house tasks.

Main contact: Fundraising department
Commitment: Minimum of three months required, minimum of 4-hour shift per week – hours and times negotiable

If you are interested in this opportunity with us, please read the full Fundraising Volunteer role description (pdf, 103KB). Download our Fundraising Volunteer application form (doc, 71KB) and return it to volunteer@ornc.org or post it to 2 Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 9LW.

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