Job Opportunities
Gilbert White & The Oates Collections

Job Opportunities

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections is a wonderful place to work, and we are a happy hardworking, team.

If you would like to join us, we currently have the following opportunities:


Visitor Services Officer

Salary: £9,360 per annum (£15,600 pro rata)

Type: Fixed term, Part-Time Position (3 days per week)

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections is at the beginning of an exciting new £2.8 million building project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). This new role of Visitor Services Officer is a three year fixed term post, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The purpose of the role is to provide comprehensive data analysis and development of visitor services activity and to research and develop a strategy for enhancing audience engagement opportunities to support and increase revenue.

The scope of this role is to collate visitor statistics and research, analyse and create data management and collection systems to support the Museum’s audience development.You will aid the development of future activity and engagement opportunities helping us to attract new audiences and increase our revenue.

Key Tasks:

* Analyse existing data and identify opportunities for visitor and audience development and promotion, in line with the Museum’s activity plan, and to support an ‘access to heritage and the arts for all’ ethos.

* Develop data collection systems for the Modern Natural History of Selborne.

* Develop electronic data management systems to support the museums infrastructure.

* Collect and log data at the point of sale, to support increased efficacy of data management.

* Provide training and development opportunities for colleagues to implement new systems.

* Review, consolidate and up-date consumer and travel trade databases.

As a new role, the successful candidate will have an opportunity to develop the post.

To apply: please fill out the application form below.

VSO Job Description

Closing Date: 5pm Tuesday 16 August 2016

Interview Date: Tuesday 23 August 2016



Catering Assistants (weekend Staff) 

Salary: according to age and experience.

Hours by negotiation

We’re looking for someone with a passion for preparing good food and offering excellent customer service in our Tea Parlour and other function rooms. We in light lunches and traditional afternoon teas. The ability to maintain a friendly, welcoming and cheerful manner under pressure is essential.


 To apply: please fill out the application form below.





Application Form and an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms are downloadable below. Submit them marked for the attention of the Directors, Gilbert White & The Oates Collections, Selborne, Alton, Hampshire GU34 3JH.

(CVs must be accompanied by a completed application form)

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form