July 2019 Trustee Vacancies

British Motor Industry Heritage Trust – British Motor Museum
British Motor Industry Heritage Trust – British Motor Museum

Can you support an AIM member museum by becoming a Trustee? If so, the following museums would love to hear from you.

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AIM member Trustee vacancies

 

London Canal Museum – London

Role: Treasurer

The Trustees have ultimate responsibility for the Museum and are collectively responsible for its governance, whilst ensuring that the Museum has a clear vision and strategic direction and complies with the law.  The Treasurer, with their strong financial background and experience, plays a key role within this team

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment:1 per month

Daytime or evening meetings: Tuesday evenings

Closing date for applications:  9 August

Contact details for applicants to find out more:  Colin Chester, Volunteering & Training Manager: vtm@lcmemail.co.uk

Website: to apply please visit our recruitment website: http://bttr.im/17jda

 

New Forest Ninth Centenary Trust – New Forest

Roles: Trustees

Honorary Treasurer:

We are looking for someone with an accountancy background with some knowledge of charities.  This job involves presenting accounts at four Trustees meetings and six Executive meetings each year as well as assisting with the preparation of annual accounts and budgets.

Trustee – museum archives and collections:

To provide expertise in collections and archives

Trustee – buildings maintenance:

To provide expertise in buildings maintenance particularly as we undertake a planned phased redevelopment.

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment:

Honorary Treasurer:  40 meetings per year plus time preparing and presenting accounts.

Trustee – museum archives and collections: 4 meetings per year plus time here at the New Forest Heritage Centre with our collections staff.

Trustee – buildings maintenance: 10 meetings per year plus time here at the New Forest Heritage Centre with our management team.

Closing date for applications: 30 August 2019

Contact details for applicants to find out more:  giles.gould@newforestheritage.org.uk

Website:  www.newforestheritage.org.uk

 

British Motor Industry Heritage Trust – British Motor Museum – Warwickshire

Role: Trustee – Fundraising

The Trust is seeking to recruit a new Trustee to advise in the area of fundraising; the role will include:

  • Advice regarding ongoing development of the Trust fundraising strategy;
  • Support for the development of individual and corporate giving, membership schemes, legacies and corporate sponsorship; and
  • Working with Trustees and other staff to identify and cultivate major donor prospects.

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: 4 per year

Daytime or evening meetings: Daytime    13.00hrs – 16.30hrs including buffet lunch

Closing date for applications:  Friday 20 September 2019

Contact details for applicants to find out more:  Julie Tew, Managing Director. julie.tew@britishmotormuseum.co.uk

Website: www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk

 

Musical Museum – London

Role: Chair of Trustees

A real opportunity for a new Chair to shape the future of an attractive and unusual museum in the reproduction of music, A New Chair is sought to lead the Board through a period of transformation of the Museum and its ability to engage, entertain and educate the public.

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: 6

Daytime or evening meetings: Saturday morning

Closing date for applications: 20 September 2019

Contact details for applicants to find out more: please contact Hilary Barnard at hilarybarnard@aol.com 07831784070

Website: www.musicalmuseum.co.uk

Leominster Museum

Roles: Trustees

Area/County where the organisation is situated: Leominster, Herefordshire

The Museum is governed by a board of Trustees whose role is to see that the objectives of the Trust are met. Have you specific expertise that can be brought to strengthen the Board? Are you a good communicator? Can you perhaps take on a specific role that would be appropriate for your skills such as fundraising co-ordinator, or assistance with risk management, fire safety/first aid or GDPR and other roles. Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: Six

Daytime or evening meetings: evenings

Closing date for applications: ongoing

Contact details for applicants to find out more: The Chairman, Leominster Museum, 16 Etnam Street, Leominster HR6 8QA or email: chairman@leominstermuseum.org.uk

Website: www.leominstermuseum.org.uk

 

Trent Park Museum, Cockfosters, London – Home of the Secret Listeners – North London

Role: Treasurer

The Board of Trustees seeks a volunteer Treasurer Trustee to oversee the organisation’s fiscal integrity and assist the Board in its mandate to govern. The Treasurer will ensure compliance with Charity Commission and HMRC requirements. They will be required to maintain current knowledge of the organisation, its programs and bylaws.

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment:

Meetings as needed, usually monthly.  Email and other communications – frequency up to daily.

Daytime or evening meetings:   Usually evenings.

Closing date for applications:      11 August 2019

Contact details for applicants to find out more:  winston@wnarch.com

Website: www.trentparkmuseum.org.uk

 

Thackray Medical Museum – Leeds/West Yorkshire

Role: Chair

To provide the leadership the UK’s foremost independent medical museum needs to attain new levels of operation; to challenge our people and stakeholders to think bolder, bigger and better and to secure the results to match.

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: c. 20 days

Daytime or evening meetings: both – to suit

Closing date for applications:      9 September 2019

Contact details for applicants to find out more:  Nat Edwards (CEO) nat.edwards@thackraymuseum.org tel 0113 205 6528

Website: https://www.thackraymedicalmuseum.co.uk/about-us/work-for-us/

 

Thackray Medical Museum – Leeds/West Yorkshire

Role: Trustees

We are seeking motivated and imaginative trustees with a range of skills who can help us to think bolder, bigger and better and to secure the results to match. Our Trustees will combine a passion for our mission with a good understanding of governance at a non-executive level.

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: c. 4 – 12 days

Daytime or evening meetings: both – to suit

Closing date for applications:      4 October 2019

Contact details for applicants to find out more:  Nat Edwards (CEO) nat.edwards@thackraymuseum.org tel 0113 205 6528

Website: https://www.thackraymedicalmuseum.co.uk/about-us/work-for-us/

 

Amberley Museum – Sussex

Amberley Museum is a 36-acre site located in the heart of the South Downs National Park, dedicated to showcasing and preserving the working past of the South of England. Set in a chalk and lime-making quarry, key features include a narrow-gauge steam railway and vintage bus service, together with a number of diverse exhibition halls and demonstration areas including printing, electricity, communications, woodworking, pottery, and glass making.

We are looking to add to our Board membership, seeking people with a passion for heritage and the ability to think strategically, assess opportunities and manage risk, provide oversight of staff and volunteers, and with experience of business management in either the public, private, or voluntary sectors.

In particular, we are seeking candidates with skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Legal, including Governance
  • Financial Management, including the Treasury function
  • Marketing, including Social Media.

Time commitment: Up to 12 meetings per year (evening) plus involvement in Committee work, normally undertaken during the day. Trustees are also expected to attend and represent the Museum at partnership events, meetings and functions.

Museum website: http://www.amberleymuseum.co.uk/

Contact: To find out more and receive a Trustee’s Briefing Note, please contact Richard Vernon, Chairman, Board of Trustees:

richard.vernon@amberleymuseum.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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