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Position: Charity Trustee
Organisation: The Hockey Museum
Location: UK, Surrey, Woking
Closing date: 27 August 2021
Job Type: Voluntary

 

Are you an experienced professional looking for an opportunity to actively contribute to the development of a young, vibrant and rapidly expanding museum?

The Hockey Museum opened in 2012 and has a growing collection of objects and archive material from England, the rest of the UK and from abroad. The Museum, based in Woking, Surrey, is primarily a volunteer-led organisation with about 30 volunteers who support the museum (physically and virtually) to undertake numerous activities, plus a further 25 volunteers around the country who work on specific projects.

We gained Museum Accreditation in 2018 and have embarked on the implementation of an ambitious, audience-centred Strategic Action Plan which focuses on storytelling and digitisation to increase the Museum’s sustainability and future growth. The museum is a champion of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) within its collections and project work and is working with England Hockey to improve awareness and understanding.

 

Who Are We Looking For?

The current board of nine Trustees is looking to expand and recruit a number of additional Trustees to address the following identified roles:

  1. A museum professional looking to broaden their experience and support a growing museum around best practice, particularly around one or both of:
            Digital audience engagement (including social media)
            Collections management and digitisation
  2. An experienced person with a background in finance to support the Treasurer as part of our succession plans;
  3. Someone with experience of successful grant applications to lead on grant writing with support from the curatorial team, and to manage funder relationships. Grant projects are identified against the Museum’s robust Strategic Plan; and
  4. An enthusiastic person who can support the curatorial team to lead and develop the museum’s current and future academic and other research initiatives.

The Trustees are particularly interested in applications from currently underrepresented groups including women and people from ethnic communities to enable the Board to better reflect the gender and racial diversity of hockey.

 

Meetings

Daytime Board meetings are held quarterly. Trustees are encouraged to attend as many museum events as possible including Volunteer days, exhibitions and two regular social events each year. We are also looking for Trustees to actively contribute to the Museum development and/or running outside of these meetings.

As a small charity, it is not possible to offer any travelling or other expenses to Trustees.

 

Contact

If you would like any further information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Chair of the Board of Trustees.

Please email your expression of interest with a CV to our Secretary, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Interviews will be undertaken in August with a view to successful candidates taking office in September.

The Hockey Museum is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (Registration no. 1170979).

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