We don’t hire often but when we do, we’re looking for creative individuals from all backgrounds to join our team, deliver our charity’s exciting mission and make a difference to our different communities.

The BGI’s mission 

The charity’s mission is to educate the public about the art, science, history and technology of videogames through running a museum, provision of education and research. Our diverse team of staff, trustees and advisory board works to:

  • Create unique interactive exhibitions about games culture
  • Inspire thousands of schoolchildren in engaging workshops
  • Reveal careers in the UK’s fastest growing creative industry
  • Encourage everyone to play and make games
Working at the BGI

We’re a growing, committed and diverse team working to create an innovative programme including our museum, multiple events and festivals, our award-winning learning programme and our new Vocational programme. We craft fun and educational experiences that change our different communities’ lives. We’re passionate about our art form and in this public- and media-facing role, knowledge of videogames is an important component.

We’re committed to creating a diverse and flexible working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, gender or sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief. We can provide materials in alternate formats on request. Our offices are wheelchair accessible.

Current roles

Finance Manager, The BGI

The BGI, charity number 1183530, is looking for a Finance Manager to oversee financial reporting, projections and annual accounts for the charity. The new role will oversee a part-time Finance Officer and will report directly to the Director of Visitor Experience, Chief Executive Officers and the Trustee Board.

Job Title: Finance Manager
Accountable To: Chief Executive Officers and Director of Visitor Experience
Location: The National Videogame Museum, Castle House, Angel Street, Sheffield (Role is Sheffield based, with some project specific travel required.)
Salary: £25-30,000 pro-rata (based on experience)
Hours: 24
Usual Working Pattern: Flexible
Responsible for: 1 x Finance Officer

Applications should be emailed in the form of attached cover letter and CV to with the subject: Finance Manager Application [your full name]

Please note that applications without a cover letter may not be considered.

The deadline for applications is 8am Monday 26th September.

Access the full Finance Manager job description here