We believe that great things happen when people co-operate. Through learning we empower and inspire individuals, co-operatives and communities to use co-operative values and principles to build a better world.

Recruitment opportunities

Job Title: Visitor Experience & Operations Assistant

Part Time: 7.5 hours per week  – Saturday working

Starting salary: £3,611 p/a (FTE £18,058)

At the Co-operative Heritage Trust we believe that great things happen when people co-operate. We collect, safeguard and make accessible artefacts and documents from the co-operative movement. We use our heritage to create lifelong learning and research opportunities which inspire people to use co-operative values and principles to change society.

This is an exciting time to be joining the Co-operative Heritage Trust as we seek to widen the reach of the Archive and Museum and continue our engagement with different audiences both within Rochdale and beyond.

This newly created role will make sure that visitors to the Rochdale Pioneers Museum have a high quality visitor experience and also to ensure the smooth running of the Museum. Please read the Job description and person specification documents when applying for this role.

Job Description: Visitor Services Support Officer (CHT)

Person Specification: Visitor Services Support Officer (CHT)

The closing date for applications is midday Thursday 5th October 2017.

Interviews will take place at Rochdale Pioneers Museum on Wednesday 18th October 2017.

The successful applicant will be jointly employed by the Co-operative Heritage Trust and the Co-operative College.

The Co-operative College runs the Archive and Museum on behalf of the Co‑operative Heritage Trust under a management agreement.

The Co-operative College is dedicated to the promotion of co-operative values, ideals and principles within co-operatives, communities and society. We strive to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all parts of the community. The Co-operative College has a positive approach to employing disabled people.

Application Process

Applications for all posts must be made on the College’s application form, no CV’s will be accepted.

If any candidate would like to apply for more than one role then we will require separate applications for each.

Application forms can either be emailed to recruitment@co-op.ac.uk or posted to;

Co-operative College
Holyoake House
Hanover Street
M60 0AS

To help us monitor our equal opportunities policy we would be grateful if all candidates could complete our Equal Opportunities monitoring form, though this is not compulsory.

Co-operative College Application Form 2017

Co-operative College Equality And Diversity Monitoring Form