Job Vacancy: Development Manager, Cynon Valley Museum & Gallery

Cynon Valley Museum & Gallery, Depot Road, Aberdare, South Wales, CF44 8DL

 The Cynon Valley Museum Trust (CVMT) is seeking to appoint a dynamic and motivated Development Manager to organise and develop the running of this accredited museum with a volunteer group.

Purpose of the role:

You will be responsible for increasing the participation of volunteers in all aspects of the Museum’s work and placing the volunteer programme at the heart of the Museum’s development.

You will require experience of managing and developing a museum volunteer group, possess excellent business skills and be committed to building relationships and partnerships with local communities and beyond.

You will need strong leadership and organisational skills and have a proven track record of fundraising, in order to maximise the income for CVMT.

The position involves flexible working hours in order to accommodate meetings as well as weekend and evening working. The post holder will also be a key holder.

Salary: £25,000 pro rata

Hours of work: 22.5 hours per week (Fixed Term Contract 20 months)

Government work place pension scheme

Closing Date April 28th 2016 (noon)

Application will be via a covering letter and up to date CV

Interview Date: to be confirmed after April 30th 2016

For more information and the job specification please contact

 DINAH PYE (CHAIR CVMT)                    Email:

Cynon Valley Museum Trust

c/o       Heulwen

Hirwaun Road

Hirwaun Aberdare

CF44 9HW





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