April 2019 Trustee Vacancies

Wessex Museums Trust
Wessex Museums Trust

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Shakespeare Birthplace Trust – Stratford-upon-Avon

Role: Trustee (Finance)

Do you have excellent financial skills and experience?  Would you like to play a key role with the charity which promotes the enjoyment and understanding of Shakespeare’s work, life and times?

The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust is recruiting a new Trustee to chair its Finance and Audit & Risk Committees.

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: One day per month (approx.)

Daytime or evening meetings: daytime

Closing date for applications: 6 May 2019

Contact details for applicants to find out more:   trusteerecruitment@shakespeare.org.uk

Website: www.shakespeare.org.uk

Wessex Museums Trust – Dorset & Wiltshire

Roles: Trustees

The Wessex Museums Trust is seeking two new trustees who hold strong connections to the region, and have a passion for art, culture and heritage.

Wessex Museums comprises four museums which tell the stories of Dorset and Wiltshire from prehistoric times to the present day – Dorset County Museum, Poole Museum, The Salisbury Museum and Wiltshire Museum. Together we form the charity, the Wessex Museums Trust and are an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation.

We are looking for one trustee to take a financial lead for the charity and another trustee that has experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Organisational/charity leadership and development
  • Business and enterprise
  • Fundraising
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Digital strategy

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: Trustees are expected to attend six Board meetings per year. Additionally, trustees are invited to attend and represent the charity at partnership events, meetings and functions. The term for trustees is three years with the option for reappointment.

Daytime or evening meetings: Board meeting are held in the afternoon. Events and functions are usually held in the evening.

Closing date for applications: 7 May 2019

Contact details for applicants to find out more:

Kristina Broughton, Wessex Museums Partnership Manager

01202 262611

kristina.broughton@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

Website: http://www.poolemuseum.org.uk/plan-your-visit/wessex-museums-partnership/trustee-opportunities/

 

The Dacorum Heritage Trust Ltd – Herts

Role: Voluntary Fundraising Director

We are looking for a new trustee with responsibility for fundraising to join our board.  We would especially like to hear from people with a background, or interest, in fundraising to support the Trust’s aspirations to open a museum at the Bury in Hemel Hempstead with sustainable income growth. Responsibilities:

  • Develop and oversee our Fundraising Plan across individuals, community, corporates, trusts & foundations and other grant giving bodies.
  • Identify opportunities to raise awareness of the Trust in the Dacorum area.
  • Develop with the Finance Manager web-based fundraising, including online donations and merchandise sales.
  • Co-ordinate community fundraising activities.
  • Work with our events volunteers to maximise opportunities for fundraising.
  • Keep up-to-date with local government legislation, charity law, fundraising guidelines and the Trust’s policies and procedures to ensure all fundraising activities comply.

Time commitment: Approximately 4 hours a week

Daytime or evening meetings: Both

Closing date for applications: 20th May 2019

Contact details for applicants to find out more: collectionsmanager@dacorumheritage.org.uk or mso@dacorumheritage.org.uk

Website: www.dacorumheritage.org.uk

 

Royal Artillery Museum – Wiltshire

Roles: Trustees

We are seeking to recruit additional trustees to help develop and deliver the detailed plans for our new museum on Salisbury Plain. The museum closed down on its previous site in London in 2016 and is now working towards re-opening on a new site in Wiltshire. In particular we are seeking trustees with strong museums, commercial and/or fundraising backgrounds.

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: Board meetings: Every two months in Wiltshire (week days). Full commitment around 12 days per year.

Daytime or evening meetings: Weekdays – daytime.

Closing date for applications: 30th April 2019.

Contact details for applicants to find out more:  nheeles@hotmail.com

Website: http://www.royalartillerymuseum.com/

 

East Grinstead Museum – Sussex

Role: Trustee (Fundraising Lead)

East Grinstead Museum, an independent volunteer run charitable trust, is looking to increase the Board’s skills by recruiting an additional trustee to help take the Museum forward into its next phase of development.  Ideally, this individual should have a strong background in fundraising and grant securing within the museum sector.

The role of a trustee for the Museum is varied, exciting and hugely rewarding. Key responsibilities for this trustee role are:

  • Contribute to the work of the Board, including setting the strategic direction, overseeing operating performance and ensuring compliance with national and local Museum standards and policies in support of the Museum’s charitable aims.
  • Take a leadership role on behalf of the Board in overseeing the Museum’s fundraising and grant securing activities, working in close cooperation with the Museum Manager.

For further information and a recruitment pack contact the Museum on: manager@eastgrinsteadmuseum.org.uk

 

Sharpe’s Pottery Heritage and Arts Trust – Derbyshire

Role: Chair of Trust

Based in a landmark building our aim is to foster a sense of pride in South Derbyshire by protecting and sharing local heritage. Trustees have recently secured HLF funding to enable them to secure the future by creating a 15-year masterplan setting out the requirements for future sustainability.

Time commitment: Board Meeting every 2 months, plus meetings with staff. Meetings late afternoon: 4pm onwards, flexible

Closing date: 19th April

More details contact: tonyhurrell@btinternet.com or 01332 792114. Full Job. Spec available

Website: sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk

 

The Dacorum Heritage Trust Ltd. – Herts

Role: Trustee (Voluntary Marketing and Communications Director)

We are seeking to appoint a new trustee with responsibility for marketing and communications to join our board.  We would especially like to hear from people with a background in marketing and communications who can plan, develop and implement our marketing strategies, marketing communications and public relations activities.  You will work with the board to develop and communicate its message most effectively to increase our profile to support the Trust’s aspirations to open a museum at the Bury in Hemel Hempstead.

Responsibilities

  • To plan, develop and implement marketing and communications strategies and plans, both external and internal.
  • Develop our digital communications channels, including website and social media.
  • Develop written content for our publications and press releases.
  • Advise the Board of developments in communications and PR tools and techniques.

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: Approximately 4 hours per week

Daytime or evening meetings: Both

Closing date for applications: 3rdth June 2019

Contact details for applicants to find out more:  collectionsmanager@dacorumheritage.org.uk or mso@dacorumheritage.org.uk

Website: www.dacorumheritage.org.uk

 

Dacorum Heritage Trust Ltd. – Herts

Role: Trustee (Collections Management)

We are looking for a new trustee with responsibility for collections management to join our board.  We would especially like to hear from people with a background in local heritage or collections management to support the Trust’s aspirations to open a museum at the Bury in Hemel Hempstead.  Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate, with the Collections Manager, the care and maintenance of all the Trust’s Collections, associated policies and the acquisition, disposal, emergency planning, environmental monitoring and other such processes necessary to preserve the integrity of the Collection.
  • Act as the point of contact with the constituent societies.
  • Line management of the Collections Manager.

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: Approximately 4 hours a week.

Daytime or evening meetings: Both

Closing date for applications: 10th June 2019

Contact details for applicants to find out more: collectionsmanager@dacorumheritage.org.uk or mso@dacorumheritage.org.uk

Website: www.dacorumheritage.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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