External to Council

Tyne and Wear

Buyer (External to Council)

Part time

£26,000 - £28,500 per annum, pro-rata

EXTERNAL TO COUNCIL - You will NOT be employed by Newcastle City Council

TWAM Enterprises Ltd

TWAM Enterprises Ltd is Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums’ independent trading company. It was established in 2018 with the aim of significantly increasing self-generated income through the development of its commercial operations, including retail, e-commerce, catering, venue hire and events.

More than ever, TWAM’s continued success depends upon its ability to generate income and we are now seeking an experienced and committed Buyer to join our team.

As Buyer, you will be responsible for the range planning, development and delivery of merchandise ranges to budget, schedule and customer profile, in line with TWAM’s commercial strategy, for nine fantastic museums and galleries across Tyneside.

You will have experience of merchandise development and buying, and be able to translate creative ideas into commercial products, reflecting TWAM’s varied exhibition programme and retail strategy.

You will demonstrate excellent people skills and be experienced at working to budgets and negotiating costs. You will also be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm to support the work of TWAM in what is a truly unique and exciting role.

For more information about the role or to apply, please email a CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification to TWAM.Enterprises.HR@twmuseums.org.uk

On receipt of your application, you will also be requested to submit an equal opportunity monitoring form which will be forwarded to you.


Closing date:

7 November 2021

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