Museum Director, Wycombe Museum

Location:Based in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire Salary:£45,000 p.a. full-time or pro rata 4 days pw + pension Interview date:04/05/2021 Closing date:28/04/2021 Job Description:

Could you help us build on our record of success at Wycombe Museum?

Our Board of Trustees is looking for a new Director to lead on completing and implementing our strategic review and run museum operations.

The post is offered as a permanent contract working four or five days a week by agreement.

A challenging and exciting role, you will ensure that the museum continues to deliver locally and nationally in its role as an inspiring visitor attraction and centre of excellence for local history, especially the history of chairmaking, learning, outreach and community engagement whilst caring for its important collections and involving new audiences through social and digital reach.

You will need to be a strong and inspirational leader and outstanding communicator with vision, drive and experience of building and leading teams and generating income. You should have the confidence and experience to deal with people at all levels, strategic capability and strong financial and commercial acumen with management skills and sound judgement.

Previous museum or heritage sector experience, while an advantage, is not essential but you should be able to demonstrate essential qualities to understand and manage museum operations.

To apply, please visit our website:

Closing date: 5pm Wednesday 28 April 2021

Panel Interviews: w/c 4 May 2021

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