Marketing Officer, Part time contract

We are looking for a self-starter, a good team player and able to work autonomously without full-time line management. You must have proven experience in social media and digital communications (ideally for a cultural venue). Have an eye for engaging content and creative flair and be confident communicating with our followers and stakeholders frequently. You will need to have excellent copywriting skills and strong editorial judgement an expert knowledge and passion for the digital landscape including analytics. Be comfortable working with colleagues and partners across the organisation generating content, at all levels.

Main Objectives:

To support the overall marketing of Braintree District Museums Trust (Braintree Museum and The Warner Textile Archive) through:

  • Social media channels (organic and paid)
  • Website content (blogs and newsletter)
  • Content development
  • Email marketing and newsletters
  • Print material
  • Analytics, reporting and monitoring
  • PR (local and sector press) and listings
  • Third party networks and partnerships

This role can operate on a flexi-working and remote working policy however, this role will require you to be able to access the Museum and Archive when needed and to partake in key planning meetings and to gather / create content for all media.


Please email your CV with expression of interest letter (no more than 1 side of A4) explaining why you are a good fit for the role to

Deadline for applications is 5pm 28th January 2022. Interviews to be held in person on 4th February.

Trustees, Braintree District Museum Trust

Are you interested in promoting and developing the heritage of Braintree District, north Essex through the work of Braintree Museum and the nationally important Warner Textile Archive? If so Braintree District Museum Trust needs you, particularly to help with building management, catering, collections, digital, education or fundraising.

We are keen for our Trustees to provide a diverse community voice, encouragement, strategic direction and specialist support. The Trust aims to collect and promote the heritage of Braintree District and establish the Warner Textile Archive as an international design and manufacturing resource. Throughout the year we care and research the collections, provide education for all ages, varied events including the annual Braintree Textile Fair, exhibitions and commercial services from our extensive textile designs all supported by a committed team of staff and volunteers.

Trust meetings are currently held remotely by ZOOM at 7.30pm on the last Wednesday of the month with intermediate staff briefings quarterly by mutual arrangement.

Please contact Robert  on 0797 099 3705 or at for how the Trust can support you to join the team.

Education Freelancers

The Trust is looking to grow its team of dedicated Education Freelancers to help deliver our popular and ever-expanding education programme to schools, colleges and higher education institutions.

Our education programme consists of a wide-range of interactive workshops including; costumed roleplay sessions, object handling, store tours, talks and gallery visits. These are run either as an on-site visit, outreach or virtually.

For more information about the role, please see the job description here.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to Laura Barnard (Education Officer) at Both documents should explain concisely any relevant experience and why you are suitable candidate for the role.

If you would like any additional information about the role or wish to have an informal discussion, please contact Laura using the contact details above.

Volunteering Opportunities

We always welcome new volunteers!

Volunteers offer a valuable contribution to the work and activities for Braintree District Museum Trust at Braintree Museum and the Warner Textile Archive.

Please click on the roles below to find out more

Front of House Volunteers

Gardening Volunteers

Events Volunteers

Collections Volunteers

Exhibitions Volunteers

Families and Education Volunteers

Group Visits Volunteers

For further information or to express an interest please contact

Work Experience & Internships

The Museum periodically offers internships (unpaid) within the Collections Department.

The Museum is currently not offering work experience.

For more information about any of the above please contact the Museum on 01376 328868 or at