Jobs at Life

Love your working Life!

A bit about us.


There's nowhere quite like Life. We’re a charity and our mission is to inspire people to make sense of the world.  Our lives are increasingly shaped by changes in science and technology – so there’s a lot of great work to be done.


We need people with a range of skills and talents to make this happen.    Whether it’s ‘front of house’ in the Science Centre, behind the scenes in finance or marketing or keeping the whole site tip top and sparkling – you will be doing your bit to make a difference.

We’re based in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne - right next to the Central Station. Our distinctive  Life logo shines out across the city and is a  welcome  beacon for people travelling into Newcastle  by rail or road. Our logo reflects our culture - it’s vibrant, warm and slightly quirky!

By joining Life, you’ll be part of a team that values equality and diversity, excellence, active learning, sustainability and an entrepreneurial spirit.  

What we have to offer

  • An opportunity to contribute to an exciting organisation that is making a real difference!
  • A welcoming and friendly work environment where everyone is valued.
  • Professional and personal development opportunities.
  • Flexible working.
  • Workplace pension.
  • Generous holiday provision (including an extra day for your birthday subject to 12 months’ service.)
  • Annual membership of the science centre for employees and up to 3 family members.
  • Discount in the cafes and gift shop.
  • Discounted parking.
  • Discounts with our partners in NewcastleGateshead Cultural Venues.
  • Payment of professional/subscription fees.
  • Health campaigns and eye care scheme.
  • Staff relaxation and eating area.
  • Regular social events.
  • Tea and coffee on tap and free fruit!
  • Regular treats throughout the year from Easter eggs to Christmas raffles.


For more information call (0191) 243 8355 or email humanresources@life.org.uk


Interested in joining the team? Check out our current vacancies.

Current jobs available
Science Engagement Director
Circa £70,000 (dependent on experience), attractive benefits package

We want to appoint a Science Engagement Director, who will be a key member of the senior management team.

Human Resources Executive
Salary range £18k -£22k per annum (dependent on experience)

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic HR professional to join our busy human resources team.

Ice Rink Host
£5.62 - £7.83 per hour (dependent on NMW age band)

We are looking for enthusiastic, self motivated people to work on Life's outdoor ice rink.