July Trustee Vacancies At AIM Member Organisations

Can you spare some time to become a Trustee at an AIM member organisation? If so, the following AIM members would love to hear from you.


Birmingham Conservation Trust

Number of vacancies: 4

Number of meetings: 8

Daytime or evening meetings: Daytime


Amongst the trustee roles we seek to fill are treasurer, a chair of the management committee of our multiple-award winning Coffin Works museum, and trustees with fundraising experience.

Contact details:  Please email our Director, Simon Buteux simon@birminghamconservationtrust.org. Simon can also be contacted for an informal chat on 0121 233 4785 or 07973 498013.

Further information about BCT is available on our websites:



Twitter: @BirminghamCT    @coffinworks

Closing date: 15/07/16

Coffin Works

Photo: courtesy of The Coffin Works


The Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology

Number of Vacancies: 2

Number of Meetings: 4-5

Daytime or Evening Meetings: mostly evening

Skills / Experience / Expectations:

The Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology (STUA) is a Scottish Registered Charity (SC018418) that created and runs the Scottish Crannog Centre at Kenmore, Loch Tay. Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017, this award-winning attraction features an authentic recreation of a loch-dwelling and showcases life in Scotland’s Iron Age to some 20,000 visitors a year, making a significant contribution to the local economy. Now the Trustees are embarking on an exciting new development phase which includes building a new museum and fieldwork centre. Accordingly, the Board is seeking volunteers with strong skills and proven experience in accounting, financial management and analysis, fundraising and marketing to help take this ambitious project forward.

Contact Details: Ms Barrie Andrian: stua@crannog.co.uk

Website: Scottish Crannog Centre

Twitter: @ScottishCrannog

Closing Date: 31/07/2016


Photo: courtesy of The Scottish Crannog Centre


Ryedale Folk Museum

Number of Vacancies: 3

Number of Meetings: 6

Daytime or Evening Meetings: Evenings with one away day per annum

Skills / Experience / Expectations:

Ryedale Folk Museum is a museum of twenty heritage buildings covering six acres in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. In recent months, the Museum has been undertaking a process of business transformation while retaining its aspirations to be central to the community and including its role as an educational establishment. We are particularly interested in hearing from people with knowledge and skills in the following; professional museum experience, fundraising, primary education, historic buildings, personnel management and commercial expertise (including retail and events).

Contact Details: Jennifer Smith, Director 01751 417367 or trustees@ryedalefolkmuseum.co.uk

Website: Ryedale Folk Museum

Twitter: @RyedaleFolk

Closing Date: 31/07/2016


Photo: courtesy of Ryedale Folk Museum


Huguenot Museum

Number of Vacancies: 4

Number of Meetings: 6

Daytime or Evening Meetings: Daytime

Skills / Experience / Expectations:

The Huguenot Museum is the country’s first museum dedicated to the history and culture of the Huguenots, Britain’s first refugees. The Museum explores the story of their persecution in France and flight to Britain, the communities they established, the crafts trades and skills they brought with them to this country and the legacy they left behind. The Museum has an important role in drawing links with Huguenot history and culture and its ongoing relevance today.  The Board seeks new Trustees in order to bring in additional expertise to help the Museum as it enters the next stage on its journey. We are looking for people who will be committed to supporting the Huguenot Museum and can draw on their professional skills and knowledge to offer guidance and in some cases, practical support, to a small staff team. Our new Trustees will be brilliant advocates of the museum, key to enabling the museum to secure support for its activities from a range of donors and stakeholders. We are keen to hear from people from all backgrounds and we are particularly looking for people with substantial experience in any of the following areas:Business, financial and charities management, Fundraising, Museums and education, Retail management, Marketing/media/PR, Local knowledge of Kent and Medway, Arts practitioners

Contact Details: Emily Fuggle, Director, 01634 789 347

Website: Huguenot Museum

Twitter: @huguenotmuseum

Closing Date: 01/08/2016


Photo: courtesy of The Huguenot Museum


Museum of Bath at Work

Number of meetings: 4

Daytime or evening meetings: day


Treasurer, living in the Bath area and able to keep our accounts up-to-date, liaise with the Director on a weekly/fortnightly basis and prepare annual accounts for submission to Companies House and the Charity Commission. Marketing and fundraising roles to work with the Friends, trustees & the Director. The marketing role would be to ensure that we maintain a high profile locally and nationally. The fundraising role would be to develop a strategy for ensuring that we maintain a sound financial position and that funds can be secured for special events. Good communication skills with qualifications & experience is required

Contact details: Trevor Turpin. trevor.turpin@btinternet.com

Website: Museum of Bath at Work

Twitter: @BathAtWork

Closing date: 15/8/16

Museum of Bath at work

Photo: courtesy of Museum of Bath at Work


Framework Knitters’ Museum

Number of Vacancies: 5

Number of Meetings: 6

Daytime or Evening Meetings: Evening

Skills / Experience / Expectations:

We are looking for Trustees who have skills and experience in business management, marketing, HR, education, finance, law or ICT. Overall we are interested in individuals who can think strategically, be ambitious, and see the big picture. We meet bi-monthly and offer a full induction to the role. We have working groups for specific tasks, which Trustees may be involved with too. Our plans for expansion of exhibition space, retail and catering are well developed, so this is a truly exciting time to join us. If you’re not sure it’s for you, ring us for a friendly, no commitment chat.

Contact Details: Debbie Read on 07711 118398, or 0116 2701222.

Website: Framework Knitters Museum

Twitter: @FrameKnitter

Closing Date: 01/12/2016

Framework Knitters

Photo: courtesy of Framework Knitters’ Museum


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