Job Opportunities

Join our dedicated team of staff and trustees and help to develop and sustain this wonderful heritage site!

Please send your CV and application form to

GW&OC Application Form

Please note: CVs without an application form are not accepted

Our current vacancies are…

Learning Programme Manager 


Learning Programme Manager Job Description

Role purpose
To plan, co-ordinate, deliver and evaluate education activity across the Museum’s sites (Gilbert White’s House and associated listed buildings together with the Field Studies Centre (FSC) housed in a 16th century Hampshire barn), including a formal education programme and informal learning activities.
This new post, created in response to increasing demand for educational events and activities, will underpin the future success of learning provision at the FSC. This is an exciting opportunity to build on recent achievements
to create a wide ranging offer which will attract new audiences. The post holder will work closely with education volunteers, casual staff and the museum team, with responsibility for the continued development of
our wide-ranging lifelong learning programme. The post holder will work in both the main Museum buildings and FSC; some outreach work within the county will also be required. The post will entail regular weekend and evening work.
The post holder will be required to maintain excellent levels of learning provision, customer service, time keeping, personal presentation and professional standards.

Events Officer Gilbert White’s House


Events Officer Job Description

Reporting to Weddings & Special Functions Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at Gilbert White & The Oates Collections as our events officer. 


  • You will be responsible for the development of new events, organising our established annual events and providing a supporting role to our Weddings & Special Functions Manager.
  • This post will carry responsibility for smooth running of the charity’s key events, working with the team to stage exciting and profitable larger-scale events. You will fully develop procedures for each event and be responsible for applying for relevant licences.
  • You will also have a business development role to grow special events business for the future.
  • In addition, you will be expected to undertake duty management of the museums on a rota basis, thereby widening your experience.

This is the ideal role for an energetic self-starter and whilst previous event experience would be desirable, it is not essential as training will be given.  

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Fundraising Manager


Gilbert White’s House and the Oates Collections, set in an idyllic Hampshire location, is recruiting for the new post of Fundraising Manager, to focus on increasing voluntary streams of income. This is an opportunity to undertake a key role for a unique, regional organisation within the heritage and conservation sectors, working alongside a committed team of staff, trustees and volunteers.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and passionate team working to ensure the charity’s aim and mission is fulfilled. As part of your role, you will be working closely alongside the directors, as they seek to increase income from Trusts and Foundations. They are looking to grow their portfolio of small, medium and major partnerships. You will be managing your own portfolio of funders while helping to research, identify and approach new prospects.

For this role, you will need:

· A background of successfully managing relationships from your own portfolio of Trust and Foundations

· Ability to research and identify new opportunities for growth

· Track record of developing strong stewardship for potential funders

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Café Waiting Staff

White’s Café/Bistro is a brand-new café situated in the stable yard of the historic Gilbert White & The Oates Collections Museum in Selborne.

We are recruiting for enthusiastic waiting staff to work mainly front of house greeting customers, taking orders, serving food, and hot and cold drinks, clearing tables and helping with washing up and light cleaning duties. As part of a busy team you will be well presented, enjoy working directly with customers, have a friendly personality and a “can do” attitude.

Full and part time shifts to include weekends and some evenings.

Pay according to experience.

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