Museum and Collections Assistant

Organisation: The Black Watch Castle and Museum

Salary: £19,000

Location: The Black Watch Castle and Museum


The Black Watch Castle and Museum holds a large and varied collection of artefacts covering many aspects of Regimental life over two and a half centuries. The collection contains uniforms, military equipment, trophies of war, prints and paintings, medals, documents, books and photographs. The Museum is looking to improve our standard of documentation and increase its potential for learning and access. It also seeks to improve access and engagement through developing the schools programme, as well as events and activities. Under the supervision of the Museum Curator, the main duties of the Museums and Collections Assistant are:


• Assisting in the care of the collections, including:
a) inventory of collections, reconciliation of data on database and database maintenance
b) collections entry, movement and exit
c) Maintenance and upkeep of displays
• Environmental monitoring and housekeeping
• Assisting with exhibitions and redisplay
• Assisting in development and delivery of learning and access activities
• Assisting in development and delivery of events
• Assisting with volunteers
• Conducting guided tours to the public
• Creating social media posts/blogs
• Front of house duties

Permanent Contract | Full-Time

Application Deadline: Friday 16/06/2023