Sweet Maker (Confectioner)

Band 2 Point 3 £19,409 rising to Band 2 point 4 £19,502 on completion of training and Probation period.


We share stories about life in the North East through our first class collections and visitor engagement. Ensuring a fantastic visitor experience, is our number one priority and this is underpinned by excellence in customer care by always putting the visitor first.

As an independent museum 95% of our income comes from our visitors’, ticket sales and secondary spend.

We are looking for an individual to be part of and contribute to our ambitious commercial strategy by producing a variety of sweets for sale at our exceptionally popular, traditional sweetshop and other exhibits/outlets across the museum.

Beamish, the Living Museum of the North is a world renowned open air museum, which puts people and the communities we serve at the heart of everything we do. The museum tells the story of everyday working life in the North East – bringing the rich social, agricultural and industrial heritage of our region to life.

The museum is self-sustaining with a large diverse audience. We rely upon talented people who are able to demonstrate exceptional skills and personal characteristics to deliver the outstanding and immersive experience we offer to visitors.

Some of the great benefits of working at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North:

  • Join a fantastic, friendly team of 350 staff and 400 volunteers
  • Museum pass, allowing free entry for yourself and three other people
  • Work within a beautiful and unique location on a 300 acre site that represents the diverse histories and heritage of the North
  • 20% Discount on Catering and Retail
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Free parking
  • Members of the bike to work scheme
  • Work for a charity in the heritage sector where all profits are reinvested into further developing the museum, its people and reaching our communities

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