Greenham Control Tower opened its doors in Summer 2018 as a museum, cafe and community venue with the aim to preserve and share the historical legacy of one of the few remaining airfield buildings, telling the story of Greenham Common whilst supporting and cooperating with local organisations for the benefit of the whole community. We are seeking new board members to help with the operation and strategic direction of the building. We are keen to talk to anyone with the relevant skills, especially if you have experience in any of the following areas; Finance, Law Museum management or charitable organisations.
Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: 1 meeting / month
Daytime or evening meetings: evening
Closing date for applications: 30 September 19
Contact details for applicants to find out more: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Priest’s House Museum is an award-winning independent museum located in the centre of Wimborne Minster. We serve communities across East Dorset, providing a wide range of outreach activities and learning programmes.
The Museum has been awarded Heritage Lottery funding in June 2018, totally £1.6M for an exciting major re-development of the Museum incorporating the East Dorset Tourist Information Centre that will transform our visitor offer and enable us to reach out to and engage with new audiences.
The Trust is seeking to appoint up to two new Trustees to join the Trustee Board, with a view to being formally appointed by Thursday 28th November 2019 AGM, who can bring experience and skills in the following areas:
Accountant/treasurer – who could be from any type of accounting, tax and wider finance background
Running/being involved and familiar with a small and / or medium sized charity and / or business and including interpretation of management accounts and to be strategic at the same time
Commercial and financial acumen
Fundraising including from bespoke events, business, community, grants and foundations, individual and legacy giving etc.
Dorset and wider networks
Hospitality and Leisure/Tourism
In order to support us to deliver this exciting project and to develop the Trust’s longer term ambitions we are seeking trustees who are diplomatic, be able to present ideas and challenge points in a convivial manner and have the ability to get on with trustees, staff and volunteers. The role of Trustee is non-executive, providing a rewarding opportunity to use your expertise and experience to support and shape our future.
The Trust is seeking to diversify the board as widely as possible and welcomes applications from all ages and backgrounds including those who may not have been a trustee before. The Trust is open to applicants from beyond the East Dorset area, although any trustee must be available to attend 4 board meetings each year, to sit on one of the committees and equally to support with attendance at museum events and ad hoc volunteering.
For an initial informal discussion and recruitment pack please contact:
Emma Ayling, Museum Director on 01202 882533 or e-mail email@example.com
Deadline for applications: Friday 18th October 2019
Panel review of applications: Friday 25th October 2019
Interview date: Friday 1st November 2019 (backup Thursday 31st October)
Crossness Engines Trust – London
Area/County where the organisation is situated: Thamesmead, London
The Chair will hold the Board, its supporting committees and executive team to account for delivering the Trust’s Mission, Vision and Strategic Plans, providing inclusive leadership to the Board of Trustees, executive and volunteers and ensuring that each trustee fulfils their duties and responsibilities for effective governance of the Trust.
Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: 12 meetings a year plus other visits to site
Daytime or evening meetings: Daytime meetings
Closing date for applications: Friday 18th October
Contact details for applicants to find out more: Mike Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bucks Museum needs new board members, particularly from diverse backgrounds, representative of our local communities, to provide strong leadership for the organisation through transformational change with the following expertise and experience:
Museum management and heritage conservation
Marketing and communications
Fundraising / sponsorship
Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: Minimum 7 meetings a year
Daytime or evening meetings: Early evening at Halton Resource Centre near Wendover
Closing date for applications: Interview date to be advised on web site
Contact details for applicants to find out more: email@example.com
The Royal Pavilion and Museums Trust – Brighton & Hove
Roles: Trustees and Chair
Trustees – The new Trust is due to take over the management of Brighton’s Royal Pavilion and Museums service in 2020. We are looking for people with cross cutting skills in the arts, heritage, learning, health and well-being. Individuals with entrepreneurial skills and experience in change management will also be invaluable.
Chair of Board of Trustees – This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in shaping the vision for this new independent trust and to be associated with one of the UK’s most iconic heritage sites. In addition, you will influence Brighton’s extraordinary portfolio of museums and their collections, and the positioning of Brighton and Hove as a world class cultural attraction.
Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: The Board meets four times a year in Brighton. In addition to chairing four Board meetings per year the Chair will attend the Finance and Governance sub-committee which meets four times a year.
Daytime or evening meetings: All Board meetings are held in the daytime, but Trustees will be invited to a range of events across the Trust’s five museums during both daytimes and evenings.
Closing date for applications: Friday 25th October 2019
Contact details for applicants to find out more: firstname.lastname@example.org
Roles are: Marketing and income generation trustee, Cultural and heritage tourism Trustee, Company Secretary
The Trust is currently looking at how an enhanced, sustainable visitor attraction can be developed within proposed redevelopment plans for the Belper Mills (see our website). We are looking for new trustees who share our ambitions and are willing to take a leading role in delivering new initiatives.
Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: Monthly meetings / minimum of 2 days a month
Daytime or evening meetings: Daytime
Closing date for applications: 30 October 2019
Contact details for applicants to find out more: email@example.com
National Motor Museum Trust Ltd – Beaulieu, Hampshire
We wish to recruit additional trustees who can bring significant expertise and enthusiasm to the trustee board. We wish to strengthen the skills on our trustee board in the following areas:
Advocacy and stakeholder engagement
Income generation, including innovative use of collections
Development and fundraising in the museum or not for profit sector
Museum and archives management
Education and learning
Marketing and income generation
Outreach to the historic motoring movement
Note: We are open to applications from those who have the skills, time and interest but who do not wish to formally take on trustee responsibilities. There are other ways you can be involved, please talk to us.
To ensure that the NMMT has a clear vision and strategic direction in accordance with its objectives as defined in the governing document
To ensure that it complies with relevant legal and regulatory requirements
To ensure the highest possible standards of governance
To ensure proper control and use of charity assets
Annually to approve the financial plan and budget
Attend board meetings, usually quarterly
To support staff, to receive reports from staff, monitor progress against objectives.
To ensure that major risks to which the charity is exposed are reviewed and systems established to mitigate these risks
To appoint the Chief Executive and, when appropriate, other key staff
To act in the best interests of the charity at all times using any specific skills, knowledge and expertise
Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: Quarterly, in Beaulieu or London
Daytime or evening meetings: Daytime
Closing date for applications: 15th November 2019
Contact details for applicants to find out more: If you would like an informal conversation before applying, please free to contact:
Director of Collections & Engagement
To apply, please provide the following information:
Brief resume, including current roles and previous experience
A statement of why you are interested in this role
A statement of what you could bring to this role
Your contact details
Please send this information to Anna-Marie.O’Connor@beaulieu.co.uk
OR by post to:
Anna-Marie O’Connor, National Motor Museum Trust, Beaulieu, Hampshire SO42 7ZN
We seek two new trustees to refresh our Board and bring in specific skills and experience to help enhance the awareness locally and further afield of our hidden gem local history museum. Specifically, we are interested in recruiting trustees with marketing and promotional experience to engage with potential sponsors and the other with current charity background to help the museum form into a modern charity able to embrace new opportunities to ensure its sustainability and expand its reach into the community.
Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: monthly meetings held year-round. Sub committees meet as necessary year-round.
Daytime or evening meetings: Currently Board meetings held in evenings at Museum premises
Closing date for applications: 31st December 2019
Contact details for applicants to find out more: Denise North, firstname.lastname@example.org. Mobile 07860 947196