Strategic Advisory Group Member, South West Museum Development

South West Museum Development
Contract Type: 
South West
Contract Details: 
Minimum of four years; the delivery of 2018-22 programme between April 2019 – March 2022, plus a period of 6 – 12 months post the 2018-22 programme until the recruitment of a new Strategic Advisory Group.
Details of Role: 

South West Museum Development is seeking members for its new Strategic Advisory Group. 

South West Museum Development is passionate about museums and believes in their value to make a difference to communities and in people’s everyday lives. As a National Portfolio Sector Support Organisation we provide trusted, local relevant support and help museums further develop, innovate and collaborate. We are an established programme, looking ahead to its future beyond its current funding cycle and are seeking new members who want to shape the future of the programme and that of the over 210 Accredited museums in the south west.

We are seeking members who share our passion and can help develop our profile, impact and financial resilience. We particularly welcome applications from skilled professionals with expert knowledge and standing in their field in the following areas:

  • Collections
  • Evaluation and research
  • Finance and business development
  • Learning and skills
  • Partnerships and networks
  • Volunteering

We particularly welcome applicants from outside the museum sector in areas such as higher education, the media, the commercial and voluntary sectors alongside those from the museum and wider cultural sector.

We are committed to equality and diversity and will endeavour to ensure diversity on the Strategic Advisory Group.  We welcome applications from talented individuals who can meet the criteria outlined within the Person Specification regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or relationship status.

Remuneration: These posts are not remunerated but an annual stipend of £350 for travel is available.

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Closing Date: 
Friday, 15 November, 2019 - 23:45
How to Apply: 

Please send a CV and covering letter to Programme and Projects Officer, Roz Bonnet at Applicants invited to interview are advised that interviews will take place in Bristol on Monday 9th and Wednesday 11th December 2019.

For further information please contact Programme Manager, Victoria Harding at

Application deadline: Friday 15 November 2019

Contact Person: 
Roz Bonnet
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
07887451778 / 01179224653
Postal Address: 
South West Museum Development Bristol Museum and Art Gallery Queens Rd Bristol BS8 1RL