Job vacancy – Head of Finance at The BGI


The BGI, charity number 1183530, is looking for a Head of Finance to oversee financial reporting, projections and annual accounts for the charity. The new role will oversee a part-time Finance Officer and will report directly to the Director of Visitor Experience, the Chief Executive Officer and the Trustee Board.

The BGI’s mission 

The charity’s mission is to educate the public about the art, science, history and technology of videogames through running a museum, provision of education and research. Our independent and diverse team of staff, trustees and advisory board works to:

  • Create unique interactive exhibitions about games culture
  • Inspire thousands of schoolchildren in engaging workshops
  • Reveal careers in the UK’s fastest growing creative industry
  • Encourage everyone to play and make games

Working at the NVM

We’re a small, hardworking and diverse team that has battled through adversity to create an award-nominated museum. We are creative problem solvers who believe in crafting fun and educational experiences that enrich our different communities’ lives. We’re passionate about our art form but don’t expect everyone to have deep knowledge of videogames. We’re adaptable and open to new ideas. We’re committed to diversity and inclusion in everything we do. We’re looking for committed creative people to help build our organisation from this start-up phase towards a sustainable future.


Job Title: Head of Finance

Accountable To: Chief Executive Officer and Director of Visitor Experience

Location: The National Videogame Museum, Castle House, Angel Street, Sheffield

Salary: Pro-rata c. £35,000 per annum or offers commensurate with experience

Hours: 20

Usual Working Pattern: Flexible

Applications should be emailed in the form of attached cover letter and CV to with the subject: Head of Finance Application [your full name]

Please note that applications without a cover letter may not be considered.

The deadline for applications is 17:00 13 November 2020.

Interviews will be held by video call within 3 weeks.

See the full job description and make your application here>>