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Job Opportunity: Director, Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park, Warwickshire

Monday 1st October 2018

Reporting to: Chair of Governors

Salary: c £80k plus pension

Location: Compton Verney

Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park invites applications for the position of Director.

Building on Compton Verney's success to date, the new Director will bring renewed purpose to the organisation, providing strategic leadership, artistic direction and commercial drive. Keeping Compton Verney firmly on the map in terms of artistic reputation and visitor appeal, the Director will be required to tackle the long-term sustainability of the organisation while maintaining its core mission.

In the new Director, Compton Verney seeks a leader with experience in the cultural or heritage sectors and a passionate belief in making art accessible to the widest possible audience. With personal credibility and presence to work effectively with the governors, trustees and with external stakeholders, they will have the entrepreneurial and commercial skill to develop Compton Verney as a sustainable enterprise for the future. Good management skills, able to effectvely manage a strong and capable senior team, they will also have the ability to provide artistic leadership and will be excited by the opportunities provided in the House and the Park to inspire engagement with larger and more diverse audiences.

For further information and an application pack please contact Joanna Kill of Liz Amos Associates on joanna.kill@lizamosassociates.com, or +44 (0)20 3004 4701.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Monday 1st October 2018 (close of business).

Compton Very - Director - Candidate Brief