As a company, we’re the sum of the many great people with diverse skills who work here

We are Muse

We’re a group of people with a passionate, can-do attitude and an upbeat outlook… genuinely collaborative team players. We work hard to listen and learn from everyone we work with and from every project we work on.

After nearly 40 years we’re still as passionate and driven as when we started, constantly looking for the next challenge, our next collaboration, getting excited about the next big project.

We are Muse - Culture & Values
Download our Culture & Values

Why join Muse?

We go the extra mile for our people. This is embedded within our business with initiatives such as enhanced parental leave, hybrid working and personal and career development opportunities.

We are both an ‘Investors in People’ Gold Standard organisation, and ‘Great Place to Work UK’ accredited.

Our culture

Empowered

Muse has a flat hierarchy. There’s an autonomous approach to working on projects but knowledge is available on tap whenever needed. We look after the business and it looks after us; we’re trusted, grown-up and responsible.

Supportive

We are listened to; the board and our colleagues operate in an environment that enables responsive dialogue and collaboration. Problems are shared and solved together. Everyone’s ideas and voices are heard and welcomed.

Respectful & inclusive

To our colleagues, partners and the communities we work with we are open, trusting and honest. We behave with integrity. We have a welcoming culture, and we always strive to be inclusive. Focus and fun in all the right measures. We’re relaxed - but professional.

Ambitious

We have a drive to succeed, rooted in the belief that what we do matters. We enjoy working hard to overcome challenges together and coming up with creative and innovative solutions to problems. This makes us dependable team players and great partners.

Benefits

We believe the key to success lies with empowered and happy people. We’re committed to creating an environment that celebrates, rewards, and supports our team, providing an industry leading suite of staff benefits and rewards.

Hybrid working
Generous annual leave
Enhanced parental leave / paid IVF leave
Annual bonus scheme
Fun social events
Private healthcare for all employees
Employee retail discount portal
Development opportunities
Agile and collaborative working environment
Cycle to work scheme
Paid volunteering day
Life assurance
Digital GP service
Employee assistance programme
Sharesave scheme

Wellbeing

The wellbeing of our people, both inside and outside of the workplace, is important to us. We have been recognised as one of ‘The UK’s Best Workplaces for Wellbeing‘ by Great Place to Work.

Muse:Well is our colleague-led wellbeing initiative that covers all areas of your experience with us, your work/life balance, learning and development opportunities, charitable giving and volunteering and taking care of the planet.

ED&I

We value difference. As part of our commitment to building a diverse workforce, we welcome applications from candidates who are from under-represented backgrounds.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and truly inclusive environment where talent can flourish and grow, and where people feel valued.”
Jill O'Grady
Head of HR, Muse
Our culture of inclusion and diversity stems from the principles of kindness, compassion, and understanding.”
Jill O'Grady
Head of HR, Muse
Our culture celebrates the different experiences of our colleagues allowing us to be creative, innovative and fresh thinking in a changing industry.”
Anna Fletcher
ED&I committee, Muse
I feel like a part of something important. ”
Team member
Muse
The board are good at acting on our shared values - they are fair and inclusive. We feel looked after.”
Team member
Muse

Careers

We're always keen to hear from talented people in development, project management, finance, HR, marketing and business support. If you’re interested in joining Muse send a CV and covering letter setting out why you want to work with us to recruitment@museplaces.com.

Work experience

If you are over 18 and are interested in a career in the built environment, we offer summer work experience opportunities at our offices in Birmingham, Leeds, London and Manchester.Get in touch early with a letter telling us why you would want to come and work with us recruitment@museplaces.com

Graduate placements

Whilst we don’t currently offer a graduate programme, we consider applications for short placements of one or two weeks within our offices in Birmingham, Leeds, London and Manchester.Please apply by sending an email to recruitment@museplacess.com telling us about your degree and why you would like to work with us.

Our Vacancies

Our leadership team

Phil Mayall

Managing Director

Alastair Deutsch

Finance Director

Mike Auger

Managing Director

South

Phil Marsden

Managing Director

North West

James Pitt

Managing Director

Yorkshire & NE

Maggie Grogan

Managing Director

Midlands

Duncan Cumberland

Residential Development Director

South

Jill O'Grady

Head of HR

Martyn Shepherd

Director of Project Management

South

Orla McGrath

Head of Brand and Communications

Claire Slinger

Legal Director

Nationwide

Syreeta Bayne

Head of Social Value and Sustainability

Jonathan Ashcroft

Director of Project Management

Midlands

Stephen McManaman

Director of Project Management

Yorkshire & NE

Discover more

stories

Muse recognised for decade of gold-standard culture

stories

Muse continues growth with trio of senior hires across the country

stories

Our time at Muse: An eye-opening experience into placemaking

stories

Trio of North West appointments continues growth trajectory

stories

Challenging the status quo is at the heart of regeneration – diverse teams do it better

stories

Successful partnerships are defined by their beginning – we help set the foundations

stories

Delivering impact in my community – it’s my biggest challenge yet

stories

Meet Sade Treasure, our New Homes Manager for the North West

stories

Muse MDs shortlisted for Leadership awards

stories

Muse expands with new appointments in the Midlands