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Current Vacancies

Museum Manager

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We are looking for an experienced committed individual to manage our Museum, who has a great customer/experience focus, whilst supporting the Trustees to deliver the charitable objectives of the Museum Trust.

The ideal candidate will have experience in managing a public facing service with excellent communication skills, a proactive positive approach, understanding of finances in a charitable organisation, ability to work with paid staff and volunteers and good negotiation skills.

You will be responsible for the Museum’s day-to-day operations, estates matters, management of contracts and supporting the Trustees in managing the museums budget including finding potential sources of income to support the Museum’s core funding. In conjunction with the Trustees, you will plan and develop strategies for the success of the Museum, and maintain the relationship with English Heritage.

As well as being responsible for Museum security, you will have overall responsibility for the management of the staff, including recruitment and retention, and overall oversight of the volunteers.  Some working outside of normal hours would be expected to support occasional out of hours special events.

We offer you an opportunity to work in one of the Island’s most iconic sites, and join a small team who are dedicated to maintaining a key part of our Island’s history.