Finance Officer

Braintree District Museum Trust is looking for a Finance Officer to support the growth of their charitable company devoted to conserving and celebrating the diverse heritage of Braintree District in north Essex at Braintree Museum and the Warner Textile Archive.

We are looking for an experienced Finance Officer passionate about not-for-profit accounting, with a track record of excellent financial administration, analysis and reporting to a range of internal and external stakeholders.

Our ideal candidate will have:

You will report to our Museums Manager and work collaboratively with staff and our Treasurer, preparing a monthly financial management report to the Board. Responsibilities will include:

The role requires someone who is at least part qualified in ACCA, ACA, CIMA or AAT and experienced in Microsoft Excel.

If this sounds like you, this could be your opportunity to join our inspiring team within an exciting and varied role.

Full details can be found in the Finance Officer Job Role May 2022.

For an informal discussion please contact Robert Rose on 01376 328868 ext. 20 or 0797 099 3705.

Applications by CV and a covering letter to by 5pm Friday 3rd June 2022.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 8th June 2022

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.

The deadline for applications is Monday 28th March 2022. 

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.

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

We currently do not have any opportunities for work experience at the Warner Textile Archive.

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