How you can get paid £11.50 per hour for building LEGO® in Leeds

If you're passionate about all things LEGO and have a creative flair, then the perfect role in Leeds has just become available.

Thursday, 7th June 2018, 13:39 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 10:25 am
Thackray Medical Museum are searching for a LEGO Build Co-ordinator to manage a build project (Photo: Shutterstock)

Thackray Medical Museum are searching for a LEGO® Build Co-ordinator to manage a build project and create a stunning minifigure size model of the Thackray Medical Museum, made entirely of LEGO bricks.

Supported by build consultants, Warren Elsmore Ltd (, the LEGO Build Co-ordinator will work from a LEGO CAD design in order to create the external façade of the Grade II listed workhouse.

The LEGO Build Co-ordinator will manage a build project and aid with the creation of a minifigure size model of the Thackray Medical Museum

The internal galleries will be open to creative interpretation, therefore providing an array of creative opportunities for the Co-ordinator to work with visitors and groups.

The model will be built on site by the LEGO Co-ordinator, taking place in three, six month phases, with the finished model being completed in time for the 2020 re-opening of the new museum.


Length of contract: Fixed term contract: 6 months initially

Hours / days of work: Term time: Weekends (Saturday and Sunday)

Leeds school holidays: 5 days per week (days tbc)

Normal working hours: 9am – 5pm

Salary: £9.50 – £11.50 per hour, depending on experience

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday June 15. Audition day on Wednesday June 20.

Key tasks and responsibilities include:

- Encouraging visitors and supporters to purchase a LEGO brick

- Assisting visitors to place their brick in the correct place in the model

- Liaise with Warren Elsmore Ltd to interpret the CAD designs and ensure the external façade build progresses to plan

- Become familiar with the internal galleries of the museum and plan the internal build

- Liaise with the Learning Team to organise other engagement activities

- Work with the Marketing Officer to set up social media accounts for the project and keep them updated with project progress

Person specification:

- Passionate about the LEGO brick in all its shapes and forms

- Imaginative with a creative flair

- Tech savvy, preferably with experience of using CAD software

- Has great attention to detail

- Highly organised

- Personable and have a sense of humour

- Self-motivated, able to work on own initiative

- A team player

- Passionate about protecting the good reputation of the museum

If this sounds like you then visit: and apply by June 15!