As an organisation, we’re constantly looking to deliver world-class inclusive experiences to both the local community and audiences from further afield. But, to do this we rely on the support of our visitors and supporters. If you care as passionately about craft and design as we do and would like to help us continue to deliver our learning, education and exhibitions programme, please contact us  

We currently have the following job opportunities: 

Visitor Experience Assistant

The National Centre for Craft & Design is seeking four Visitor Experience Assistants to join its busy and creative front of house team.    

Based within our galleries, this role delivers excellent customer service offering knowledgeable information on our exhibitions and wider creative programme to enrich the visitor experience at The National Centre for Craft & Design. 

The post-holder will assist in the delivery and administration of our exhibitions programme and support the delivery of exhibition related marketing.  Successful candidates must have excellent customer service skills combined with essential experience and have ability to work on their own initiative. 

We are recruiting four positions to work across our two gallery spaces.  NCCD is open 7 days per week and all roles will work to a two-week rota which offers flexibility across weekdays and weekends. All positions are 7.5 hours per day.  There is flexibility in full and part time hours; we would ideally like to recruit 4 positions that work to the following:  

Post 1a - 5 days / Post 1b - 3 days / Post 1c - 3 days / Post 1d - 2 days 

Post 2a - 4 days / Post 2b - 4 days / Post 2c - 3 days / Post 2d - 2 days 

Please specify in your application the number of days that you are applying for. 

This post comes at an exciting time in the organisation’s development.  If you are passionate about craft, design and the arts, and would relish the opportunity to enrich the service of a renowned cultural venue, we want to hear from you. 

For an informal chat regarding these positions, please contact Carl Ferro-Fields on 01529 308713 or email

If you wish to apply for any of these positions, please complete the application form and email it to, or post/hand deliver to Human Resources, Bradley Football Development Centre, Bradley Road, Grimsby, DN37 0AG.  

Closing Date is Mon 17 Jun at 12 noon.  Interviews will take place on Tue 25 Jun at NCCD in Sleaford.   

Job Title: Visitor Experience Assistant (Exhibitions)

Hours: 4 x full/part time permanent positions

Salary: £17,332 FTE

Closing date: Noon Mon 17 Jun 2019

Job Vacancy - Cafe Assistant - Casual Position

We're looking for a friendly, customer focused cafe assistant to come and join our team in our Riverside Cafe on a casual basis. For details about the role and application form see below:

Job Description

Application Form

Please send your completed application forms to

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Lucy Rattcliffe by email to or by phone 01529 308 714.

If you wish to apply for this position please complete an application form attached and email it to, or post/hand deliver to Lucy Rattcliffe, The National Centre for Craft & Design, Navigation Wharf, Carre Street, Sleaford, NG34 7TW

Job Title: Cafe Assistant - Casual Position

Hours: Casual/Flexible

Salary: £8.21


We have number of volunteers who work closely with our core team at NCCD assisting in the delivery of numerous aspects of our exhibition and learning programme here at NCCD. Volunteers work in a number of capacities including working with the marketing, customer service, learning and exhibitions teams on a wide variety of project and events. Our volunteer scheme is a mutually beneficial experience in which volunteers assist in the delivery of our programme, while also developing skills and experience in a lively and creative environment.

Volunteering at NCCD will allow you to become part of our friendly close knit team and gain a key insight into the workings of a nationally renowned arts venue. Volunteers also benefit from discounts in our café and shop, as well as invites to special events and exhibition previews.

If you’re passionate about craft, design and the arts and have a strong customer focus then we’d love to hear from you.

Applicants must be aged 16+

Fill in a volunteer application form and email it to

Volunteer Application Form

"My volunteering experience at The National Centre for Craft and Design has been of great use to me, my confidence and my future. The supportive staff play a key role in progressing my confidence, skills and knowledge in art specific areas. My aim for the near future is to secure myself employment in a workplace that echoes the atmosphere found within The National Centre for Craft and Design which radiates motivation, excitement and learning progression."

Catherine Pritchard - Volunteer


We’re dedicated to providing a range of FREE events, workshops and world-class exhibitions here at NCCD, and in order to keep delivering such a high-quality programme donations from our visitors are more important than ever.

Donations can be made in one of our donation boxes in our gallery or at reception.