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Assistant Registrar

  • Organisation:Museum of London
  • Location:London, England
  • Salary:£29,961 per annum plus benefits
  • Contract type:Permanent / Full-Time

At the Museum of London we connect people with the lived experience of London. The story we tell is one of place and people, evolving through interaction and exchange. We summarise what we do in three words: We Are London.

We are looking for a new Assistant Registrar to join our registrar team who support object acquisition, lending, borrowing and other collections activities across the museum.

Working alongside curators, conservators, collection care and documentation colleagues this post will facilitate and coordinate collections activities such as loan, entry, exit, acquisition, and disposal. This is an exciting opportunity to work with the museum’s extensive collections. Based at the museum’s London Wall site, but working across its sites and stores, you will carry out tasks with a high degree of accuracy, and enjoy solving complex and challenging logistical and documentation issues.  You will be organised and self-motivated with the ability to prioritise your own workload. We are also looking for someone who is a committed team player and who has excellent communication skills.

We are looking for candidates who have demonstrable recent experience of working with collections in a registrarial capacity (for example arranging loans and acquisitions) and knowledge of museum documentation processes.  Practical experience of using a museum collections management system, handling and packing objects and arranging transportation and insurance for collections will be needed.

For more information about this role, please see the Job Description. To know more about what it’s like to work in the Museum of London and to get some top tips on how to make the best of your application visit:

If you would like to apply for this role, please click ‘find out more’ where you will be directed to our online recruitment system.  Applications are by application form.  

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 23 November 2022.

Successful candidates will be invited to an interview on Wednesday 7 December 2022.

The Museum of London is committed to equal opportunities and diversity.  We particularly welcome applications from disabled, Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates, who are currently under-represented in our organisation.

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