Tour Host (casual)

Royal Crown Derby Museum

Region: East Midlands

Salary / Fee: From £9 to £9 Casual role, minimum session 2 hours but hopefully opportunities for more

Job Type: Casual You will be employed on a casual basis. When bookings are made the work will be offered to the casual team and the hours allocated on a first come first served basis. You are not obligated to accept work offered and we are not obligated to offer work to you.

Closing Date: 14/6/21

Link / Contact details to apply

Please apply with CV and covering letter to Elizabeth Woledge,


Royal Crown Derby Museum is looking to create a small team of casual staff to support the delivery of their premium tours offer. The Museum offers pre booked factory tours and  museum and archive tours. Your job will be to deliver these tours taking people round the hands on museum and factory tours and ensuring they have an amazing experience. Your warm welcome and enthusiasm will make our visitors feel special and your top class tours will be an experience they will remember for a long time.

Job description  

You will usually be offered work of a minimum of two hours on any given day, it could be longer on some days.

To set up the tours as booked

To meet and greet the small group for the tour

To welcome and get to know the tour participants

To deliver the tour of the Museum and Archives or Factory

To tidy up after the group has left

NB we are currently operating in a COVID secure environment, tours are limited to 6 people and guidelines will be made clear when we know more from the government. Tours will be launched from 26th July.  Full training in content and delivery will be given.

Essential skills and experience

A smart friendly manner and the ability to make people feel welcome, comfortable and valued

An ability to adapt your delivery style for your audience

A willingness to welcome all visitors of all ages and from all backgrounds

Excellent communication skills

A good team player

Experience of working (or volunteering) with the public.

Desirable skills and experience

An interest in history heritage and or porcelain

Experience of working in a museum, education or similar organisation

Further details

Your initial contract will run for just over one year

You will be reimbursed for holiday pay to which you are entitled.

The role may be subject to a DBS check

Rate of pay is currently £9 an hour

Closing date 9am 14th June    

Interviews will be held in the week beginning 28th June, training (for which you will be paid) will take place between then and our planned opening date of 26th July.

Please apply with CV and covering letter to:

Elizabeth Woledge
Royal Crown Derby Museum
194 Osmaston Road
DE23 8JZ

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