South West Museum Development - seeking members for its new Strategic Advisory Group.

South West Museum Development is seeking members for its new Strategic Advisory Group.

South West Museum Development is passionate about museums and believes in their value to make a difference to communities and in people’s everyday lives. As a National Portfolio Sector Support Organisation we provide trusted, local relevant support and help museums further develop, innovate and collaborate. We are an established programme, looking ahead to its future beyond its current funding cycle and are seeking new members who want to shape the future of the programme and that of the over 210 Accredited museums in the south west.

We are seeking members who share our passion and can help develop our profile, impact and financial resilience. We particularly welcome applications from skilled professionals with expert knowledge and standing in their field in the following areas:

  • Collections

  • Evaluation and research

  • Finance and business development

  • Learning and skills

  • Partnerships and networks

  • Volunteering

We particularly welcome applicants from outside the museum sector in areas such as higher education, the media, the commercial and voluntary sectors alongside those from the museum and wider cultural sector.

We are committed to equality and diversity and will endeavor to ensure diversity on the Strategic Advisory Group.  We welcome applications from talented individuals who can meet the criteria outlined within the Person Specification regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or relationship status.

Remuneration: These posts are not remunerated but an annual stipend of £350 for travel is available.

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For further information please contact Programme Manager, Victoria Harding at .

To apply: Please send a CV and covering letter to Programme and Projects Officer, Roz Bonnet at Applicants invited to interview are advised that interviews will take place in Bristol on Monday 9th and Wednesday 11th December 2019.

Application deadline: Friday 15 November 2019