Leading Devon museum is seeking up to 6 new trustees (application deadline: Friday 25 June 2021)

Following on from yesterday’s news item about the Trustee Recruitment Cycle, a new website from Reach Volunteering to help charities improve how they recruit trustees and increase their board’s diversity, the Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life is currently seeking to recruit up to 6 new trustees to fill a variety of roles.

The closing date for applications is Friday 25 June 2021.

The advertisement reads:

Are you looking for a new, fulfilling challenge? Would you like to bring your skills and experience to make a real difference to the future success of an important local museum?

In addition to seeking a new Chair we also have several vacancies on our board of Trustees. We are looking for people with the vision and skills to take the museum into an exciting new phase of development which will see it thrive into the future. We are looking for people to fill the following roles:

o Treasurer – a person with experience of financial management / accountancy / business planning.

o Trustee with Responsibility for Audience Development and Marketing – a person with professional marketing experience who can support the team.

o Trustee with Responsibility for Fundraising – a person with specific skills and experience in fundraising.

o Trustee with Responsibility for Learning – a person with experience of formal education, especially primary school education, who can support the team to shape the learning service.

o Trustee with Responsibility for IT and Digital – a person with up to date knowledge of IT and digital technology, and a

o Trustee with Responsibility for HR – a person with up to date professional HR and people management skills and knowledge.

If you are keen to get involved contact existing Chair, Andrea Rowe, for an informal chat about the roles. Email roweandrea@me.com or ‘phone 01884 258820.

Full details of the museum and how to apply can be found at this link: Tiverton Chair and Trustees Recruitment Pack May 2021 .”


Image: the Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life