National Museums NI is an ambitious organisation delivering award-winning museum services to more than 900,000 visitors annually. Our mission is to:

  • Develop, manage and care for our collections to benefit current and future generations
  • Make our collections accessible to the widest possible audiences
  • Play a leading role in the economic and social wellbeing and future of this place
  • Build an organisation where people feel valued

National Museums NI was established by the Museums & Galleries (NI) Order 1998, and comprises the Ulster Museum, Ulster Folk Museum, Ulster Transport Museum and Ulster American Folk Park. The organisation receives its core funding from the Department for Communities (DfC), but generates income and sponsorship from a variety of other sources to meet its revenue and capital expenditure needs.

First Person Interpreters play a key role in bringing the history of our museum to light through the use of characterisation, monologues, costume and dramatic pieces. Actively involved in script writing and character development true to the historic period of The Ulster Folk and Transport Museum First Person Interpreters support with creating an authentic experience.

A delivery that is positive, engaging and customer focused is vital to the visitor experience at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum as a world-class provider of living history.

The key responsibility of the Visitor Guide - First Person Interpreter role is to support the delivery of memorable experiences whilst ensuring the safety of our visitors and collections and embedding our mission of ‘Here for Good.’

Job reference - 2022R000085
Date posted - 20/04/2022
Application closing date - 04/05/2022
Location - Ulster Folk and Ulster Transport Museums
Salary - £22,519 - £23,955
Package - Generous leave entitlement, pension scheme
Contractual hours - 37
Basis - Full time
Job category/type - Experience & Enterprise Development
Attachments - Applicant Information UFTM VG FPI.docx
Closing date Job type Full-time Remuneration Salary