Museum Director

Deadline 18/03/2024 12:00 pm
Reference number 202402 MD
Location Museum of Royal Worcester, Worcester/Hybrid
Employment Fulltime, flexible working considered
Salary £45,000-£48,000
Job Specification Download job spec

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, strategic leader to join the Museum.

In this senior leadership role you will be responsible for developing and implementing the vision and strategic direction of the organisation.

About the Role

Supported by a small team, you will be responsible for all aspects of the management of the organisation, subject to policy direction from the Trustees. You will hold a budget of c £250K including an income generation target of c £115K.

This high-profile post offers a unique opportunity to expand public knowledge of and engagement with the Museum’s priceless collection, both nationally and internationally.

About You

You will have experience in a leadership role, covering income generation and project or programme delivery. You will also have experience of managing budgets and the ability to initiate, plan and work at a strategic level. The ability to be entrepreneurial and grow the Museum in creative ways is also essential.

Experience of working for a museum or of delivering stimulating collections-based exhibitions and events programmes would be beneficial in this role but is not essential.

About the Organisation

The Museum cares for and connects people with the largest collection of Worcester porcelain in the world. With three galleries over two floors, the Museum offers insight into 250 years of world-class industrial heritage, ceramic design and technology, skill and innovation. Founded in 1946 as an independent charitable trust by Charles Dyson Perrins, factory MD, collector and philanthropist, the Museum has recently transferred to Charitable Incorporated Organisation status.

The charity is committed to equality of opportunity and encourage applications from candidates likely to be under-represented in the cultural sector.


You may have experience in areas such as Charity Manager, Museum Director, Museum Curator, Museum Manager, Operations Manager, Project Manager, Operations Director, Charity Operations, Head of Fundraising, Fundraising, Operations Head of, Retail Manager.


For further details please download the Job Description and Person Specification.  To make an application please submit your CV and covering letter by 12 noon on Monday 18 March to Deirdre Myers at [email protected]

Interviews: First interviews to be held on 25th and 27th March and final interviews 3rd April (some flexibility will be offered to accommodate pre-booked holidays)

Benefits: 33 days holidays including bank holidays, pension, sick pay, free parking, laptop.



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