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Collection Steward
Collection Steward
Woburn Abbey
Post Date: 08 Aug 2020

JOB OVERVIEW

Woburn Abbey is the ancestral home of the Duke and Duchess of Bedford.  One of England’s Treasure Houses, it contains important collections of fine and decorative arts including 24 views of Venice by Canaletto and the world famous Armada portrait.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Collection Steward to join the Curatorial team at Woburn Abbey as we embark on a major programme of restoration and redisplay.  Reporting to the House Manager, you will undertake regular conservation cleaning routines, preventive conservation and display projects, and the annual deep cleaning programme within the house to ensure excellent standards of presentation. The ideal candidate will have proven experience of working in a historic house or museum environment, and a good understanding of preventative conservation and housekeeping.

Due to our location you will need your own transport.

Location – Woburn Abbey & Gardens

Salary – Competitive

Benefits

  • Free entry into the Woburn Abbey and Woburn Safari Park
  • Courtesy rounds of golf at The Woburn Golf Club, subject to availability and handicap
  • Discounts on selected items within the retail areas of the Abbey, Safari Park and Golf Club
  • Discounted food at The Woburn Hotel, Safari Park, Golf Club and the Duchess Tea Rooms
  • Annual leave entitlement increasing with service
  • Venue hire discount at the Sculpture Gallery, subject to availability
  • Health Cash Plan with Simply Health at preferential rates
  • Life Assurance Cover

JOB DETAILS

Location
Bedfordshire, England

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