Job Vacancy - Museums & Heritage Officer, Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum

Published: 12 June 2023

Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum

Museums and Heritage Officer

£26,845 - £29,439 p.a.

(2023/24 national pay award pending)

Full time, permanent position

The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to lead all aspects of operation, collections and development. This is an exciting time to join the Museum as we seek to increase engagement, improve access to our Grade I listed building, and develop our interpretation.

As Museums and Heritage Officer, you will also oversee the Guildhall Old Prison Cells exhibition and contribute to the promotion of Staffordshire’s premier heritage city.  You should have experience of working with collections in a museum/heritage setting, possess excellent organisational and communication skills, and convey an enthusiasm for history/literature.

Job Description/Person Specification

Application Form

For further details and hard copy application forms, please contact:

Lichfield City Council

Donegal House

Bore St


WS13 6LU

Tel: 01543 250011    email:

Closing date for applications: Noon on Monday 3 July 2023

Interviews are currently anticipated to be held during week commencing 17 July 2023