1. East Grinstead Museum

Museum Trustee

East Grinstead/Hybrid

East Grinstead Museum are looking for dynamic and creative Trustees to join our board as we embark on a series of exciting projects including redesigning our permanent exhibitions.

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Who we are

Located near the historic High Street, East Grinstead Museum tells the stories of the town, and the Guinea Pig Club formed by the badly burned aircrew treated by Archibald McIndoe during the Second World War.

The role

Key Responsibilities of this Trustee

role of a trustee for East Grinstead Museum is varied, exciting and hugely rewarding. Key
responsibilities for this trustee role are:

to the work of the Board, including setting the strategic direction, overseeing
operating performance and ensuring compliance with national and local Museum
standards and policies in support of the Museum’s charitable aims.

Museum is particularly interested in applicants who have knowledge and skills
within the Museum Sector, whether that is with collections, learning, outreach,
or other relevant skills. This is to supplement the existing capabilities of
the Trustees, but we welcome applications from all walks of life.

We welcome applications from anyone who feels that they can
contribute to the work of the museum, whatever their experience.


● The trustee board meets six times a year either at the Museum, or via Zoom.

● The meetings on the last Tuesday of the month, and are held between 6pm-8:30pm

● There is at least one Strategy Day meeting each January, held on a Saturday at a venue within East Grinstead.

Person specification

It is
essential that trustees should have/be:

ability to think strategically and creatively, demonstrate objectivity, good
judgement and analytical ability.

willingness to learn.

communication, team-working and interpersonal skills.

diplomatic and able to build relationships.

impartial and open to new ideas.


Experience within the Museum/Heritage Sector, or of an area of
work undertaken by the Board (Fundraising/Marketing/Human Resources)

of trusteeship of a charity or other voluntary organisation is desirable but
not essential.

Supporting document(s)

  • egm---trustee-recruitment-pack-september-23-v3.1.pdf - Download
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