February 2018 Trustee Vacancies

Dr Jenner's House

Can you spare some time to volunteer as a trustee at an AIM member museum? If so, the following organisations would love to hear from you. These are the latest AIM member trustee vacancies for February 2018

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 AIM Member Trustee Vacancy Form


Museum of East Anglian Life – East of England

Roles: Trustees

With 17 historic buildings set in 75 acres of beautiful countryside, the Museum of East Anglian Life is a leading regional visitor attraction and the largest independent museum in Suffolk. The museum is a charity and a social and cultural enterprise supporting the community. We care for over 40,000 objects – once the everyday items of East Anglian life. Our collection has a particular focus on the production of food and social history relating to it, reflective of the region’s strong agricultural character.

The Board of Trustees is seeking two new colleagues to assist and advise as the museum seeks to grow and develop. All applicants are welcome, but we especially encourage applications from those with experience and networks in law, food production and fundraising and development. Experience of museums is not necessary, but a commitment to be actively involved and the ability to contribute towards the delivery of the strategic aims of the museum with time, energy and skills are a must.

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: 4-8 meetings per year; c.60 hours pa

Daytime or evening meetings: Daytime

Closing date for applications: 31 March 2018

Contact details for applicants to find out more: If you would like to join us, please email an expression of interest to rebecca.matta@eastanglianlife.org.uk

Or visit our website for more information: http://eastanglianlife.org.uk/about-us/governance


Dr Jenner’s House, Museum and Garden – Gloucestershire

Roles: Trustees and Honorary Secretary

  • Trustees: The Jenner Trust is looking for Trustees to join us as we pursue our ambition to see Dr Jenner’s House, Museum and Garden achieve international recognition and a strong future. We are particularly interested in those who have significant experience of commercial development, fundraising, education, historic buildings, and project management.
  • Honorary Secretary: The Jenner Trust is also looking to recruit an Honorary Secretary, with particular responsibility for the governance of the Trust. We are seeking someone who will facilitate the proper and effective functioning of the Board and ensure the Trust complies with its governing document and all relevant legislation.

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: Trustee meetings are held monthly in Berkeley; however video conferencing options are available. Trustees are expected to attend at least four meetings a year in person.

Daytime or evening meetings: Friday afternoons.

Closing date for applications: Ongoing.

Organisation website:   https://jennermuseum.com

Contact details for applicants to find out more: Please contact Owen Gower, Museum Manager, on 01453 810631 or events@edwardjenner.co.uk


Bernard Leach (St. Ives) Trust Board – Cornwall

Roles: Trustees

We are looking to appoint two new Trustees with expertise in Fundraising/ Income Generation and Legal/ Governance, and also Comms & Marketing. We are looking for Trustees who will share the vision of the Leach Pottery and work with a committed group of fellow Trustees to support the strategic development of the Pottery and its staff.

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: Quarterly meetings lasting approximately 3 hours

Daytime or evening meetings: Daytime, usually 10am start

Closing date for applications: 4 June 2018

Organisation website:   www.leachpottery.com

Contact details for applicants to find out more: office@leachpottery.com

Tel: 01736 799703


Belper North Mill Trust – Derbyshire

Role: Trustees

Trustee – marketing, audience development and promotions

Trustee – income generation

Trustee – planning and regeneration

We are looking for new trustees who add value to what we do, who share the ambitions of the Trust and who are prepared to get involved with our vital transformation projects and help us achieve our ambitions. We value enthusiasm, clear thinking, commitment, and communication skills.

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: Six meeting per annum and additional project work.

Website: www.belpernorthmill.org

Closing date for applications:     Friday 16 March 2018

Contact details for applicants to find out more: Strutt’s North Mill website www.belpernorthmill.org


The Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb Garret – London

Role: Trustees

The Lord Brock Trust wish to increase and diversify the Board and are looking for individuals with specific skills to help take the Museum forward into its next phase of development. We would be particularly interested in applicants who have experience in Human Resources, management (change, events, property), museum and/or heritage management or surgery/pharmacy/history of medicine.

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: A minimum of 4 Board meetings a year.  In addition, there may be supplementary meetings and on-going projects which will require a regular time commitment.

Website: http://oldoperatingtheatre.com/vacancies

Closing date for applications: The closing date for applications is 31 March 2018, although applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as and when received.

Contact details for applicants to find out more: Simon Howell, Chair of Trustees simon.howell@kcl.ac.uk





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