Ely Museum Looking for New Trustees

Ely Museum

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For somewhere to channel your expertise, experience and enthusiasm; look no further.

We are keen to grow our Board of Trustees and you will want to help us achieve our ambitions and support in our direction of travel.

With a strategic oversight to ensure compliance within the governance framework you will be ready to help shape our long-term future enriching local life through heritage.

The Role

Ely Museum is an independent museum that tells the story of the landscape of the local area and the lives people who have lived there. We are delighted to have been supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and have recently undergone a £2.2m redevelopment of the exhibitions and building, including the addition of a second-floor extension and the restoration of many of its historic features.

As a Trustee you will help to protect the assets and fabric of our award-winning accredited Museum as well as ensure a sustainable position and enable growth of our commercial activities. In addition, we’ll look to you to use your skills and expertise to support collaboration and inclusion to further build on our reputation.

About You

With the ability to devote the time required, think creatively and demonstrate integrity and objectivity you’ll contribute to the work of the Board and use your skills, knowledge and experience to contribute to our future success.

Perhaps you have a background in fundraising or accountancy or maybe your previous work experience has seen you work on environmental sustainability. It could be that you have connections with the culture and heritage sector or a flair for marketing and communications. If volunteer co-ordination is your focus or event planning is second nature, then you could have something special to offer.

Whatever your passion, whatever your penchant why not consider joining us and really making a difference.

Expression of Interest

To register your interest in this voluntary position, please email curator@elymuseum.org.uk with your CV and contact details. Don’t worry though, if your CV is not quite up to date. Get in touch anyway and we can arrange an informal chat with our Chair of Trustees. If you’re not sure whether being a Trustee is for you, and you have something you would still like to offer, then equally we want to know.

Either way, if this is something that piques your interest then what are you waiting for?

We would love to hear from you.

Ely Museum will develop, safeguard, interpret and make accessible collections which we hold in trust for the community past, present and future. We will encourage exploration and enjoyment of the history of the Isle of Ely and the fens for everyone”

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