Opportunities To Work With Us

The Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution is a cultural hub and educational charity promoting advancement in the Arts and Sciences, and we would love for you to join the team. We are committed to providing equality of opportunity for all and recognise that our institution is all the richer for accurately reflecting the community from which it takes its volunteers.

We are currently looking for:

BRLSI General Manager

Full-time, permanent role, starting in January 2024

BRLSI are looking for a General Manager to lead the operational and commercial activities of the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution (BRLSI) in order to strengthen our commercial activities and to provide a stable platform for implementing a crucial stage of strategic development.

For more information, please download this PDF 

Deadline for applications is 27 November.


The Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution (BRLSI) is a charity based in Bath and has an exceptional collection spanning 4.2 billion years of history, a world class programme of lectures and exhibitions and a rapidly growing set of virtual resources. Our vision for success powers our BRLSI Imaginations project to draw a wider and more diverse range of audiences to our heritage, to our activities, into our home in Bath’s Queen Square, and to build stronger foundations for all our futures in our Bicentenary year. A once in a lifetime opportunity for growing our audiences and income.

A contractor is sought to deliver project management, event organisational support and administrative help to our staff and volunteers to take forward these plans. In particular working with us to deliver new and more diverse audiences through development of the innovative and exciting activities we have planned; ensuring what we do follows a structured diversity plan and builds a sound platform for the future.

You should have a strong grasp of project management, events programme design and organisation, administration of third-party contractors, working in partnership with other cultural organisations and inspiring volunteers to deliver benefits of greater audiences and increased revenue from our heritage.

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Please email james.hamilton@brlsi.org for a copy of the Invitation to Tender – the closing date is 8 December 2023. Appointment subject to grant award.


If you are interested in volunteering with BRLSI or becoming a trustee for us, please see our volunteer page.

Alternatively, you can email us on volunteer@brlsi.org to arrange an informal discussion with our volunteer coordinator about what sort of opportunities might suit you.