AIM is recruiting for an Assistant Director

AIM is looking for a strategic-thinker who is great at developing relationships, to take on the new position of Assistant Director. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for a leadership role to work with AIM’s energetic staff team and high-profile Council, to shape and deliver an ambitious new programme to support museums and help them to prosper. 

If you are interested in applying please download and read the following documents:

How to apply – AIM Assistant Director

Job Description and Person Specification – AIM Assistant Director

Introduction to AIM – Assistant Director

Job Advertisement for AIM Assistant Director

 £34,000 to £36,000, Full-time, Working From Home, (4 days per week may be considered)

A rare opportunity to join a growing and successful organisation in a high profile, strategic and extremely varied role, making a practical difference to large and small independent museums and heritage organisations across the UK.

AIM works hard to help and support its 1000+ members – some of the UK’s most innovative, resourceful and passionately-run museums and heritage organisations. This is an exciting time for AIM: our small, friendly staff team is expanding and we have a high-profile, exciting, new project to deliver, which will help our members prosper through developing their organisation’s purpose, culture, governance and leadership.

You will play a central role in both AIM and the ‘AIM Hallmarks and Investing in Independence’ project, working with leading museum directors, consultants and AIM’s Executive Director to ensure our new project is delivered to the highest standards and achieves AIM’s ambitions. Your strengths should be in:

  • Seeing the ‘big picture’ and planning and prioritising accordingly
  • Building relationships
  • Managing and delivering projects and reporting on progress at a senior level

You will be friendly and approachable, confident and reliable working on your own initiative, but enjoy the stimulus of collaborating with others. We will ensure that you have excellent opportunities for personal development whilst working with AIM. For more information about AIM visit

This is a new position with a fixed-term contract to 31 March 2018. Hours are flexible.  

To apply: email a maximum two page letter explaining why you would like the job and how you meet the requirements in the person specification, with a copy of your CV (maximum 3 pages), to Please state any access requirements for the interview. Your application should arrive by 1pm on Monday 11th May 2015.

Interviews will be in London on 20th or 21st May 2015.

If you’d like to discuss the role please email Tamalie Newbery, AIM’s Executive Director, at to arrange a mutually convenient time.

This position is funded by Arts Council England. ACE Twitter


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