Working with us at Lakeland Arts

Welcome to our recruitment section. By visiting this page you are indicating you are already interested in us which is great!

Rather than tell you about us (you can find that in other areas of our website) I will say what a fabulous time to be thinking of joining us.

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We opened Windermere Jetty Museum of Boats, Steam & Stories in March 2019 and are growing as an organisation. It's therefore really important we recruit people with a passion and enthusiasm for what we do and what we want to achieve.

At Lakeland Arts, we come from all walks of life and backgrounds but we have one thing in common: connecting people with outstanding art and heritage in our breath-taking world-class cultural landscape.

More than this, you can expect to work in some of the most beautiful buildings, venues and locations throughout the county and you can expect to feel a real sense of pride in the job you do, every single day.

We have all sorts of roles available, so do browse all the exciting opportunities we have to offer and get involved.

Please remember our team are here to help. If you'd like to know more about working with us, or you'd like information about a specific job, feel free to email us at

I look forward to welcoming you to Lakeland Arts. 

Rhian Harris
Chief Executive, Lakeland Arts.




Project Manager - Abbot Hall

Leading and coordinating input from key stakeholders, you'll be proactive in working with teams across Lakeland Arts to deliver a challenging listed building project and both international and national quality Art Gallery and Museum that is fit for purpose.

Salary: £40,000 per annum. Fixed term contract 3 years.

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Closing date: 3 September.

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Boat Engineer Training Opportunity - Windermere Jetty

Are you excited by engines? Do you get a kick from understanding how things work? Great at fixing things? Then this could be for you... You don’t need to have previous engineering or heritage experience but we are looking for people who can work with their hands and have a real interest in how things work.

Pay: Annual pay of £11,000 (age 18) or £15,000 (age 22 +). £3,000 bonus upon successful completion of the training scheme.

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Closing date: 22 August.

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