1. The Story Museum

Trustee (Digital)


The Story Museum is seeking an inspirational and knowledgeable new Trustee with expertise in Digital content, tools or audiences to strengthen the combined skillset of our already brilliant Board.

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Who we are

The Story Museum celebrates Stories. From our unusual museum in Oxford, we’re on a mission to enrich lives, especially young lives, through our ever-growing collection of stories, immersive exhibitions, theatre shows, skill clubs, courses, live events and co-creation projects. Annually, we reach over 100k people, half of whom are under the age of 18. Our Learning, Access and Participation programme includes partnerships with schools and community organisations in areas of disadvantage.

The role

To be read alongside Information Pack.

Key responsibilities are to:

  • Fulfil the duties as set out in the terms of reference
  • Engage fully and offer support in the area of TSM’s digital content creation, engaging audiences on-line and digital tools
  • Join a sub-committee and other ad-hoc groups where they align to their area of expertise and interest.

We invite the Trustee (Digital) to support the CEO and the Executive team to:

  • Develop high quality and effective digital content for children, young people and adults in the Museum and on-line
  • Enhance audience experience at the Museum using digital content and tools
  • Reach new audiences on-line
  • Ensure our organisation is making effective use of digital tools
  • Maximise income potential from digital content, audiences and tools

Person Specification

The successful candidate will bring current and/or extensive experience of working with digital content, audiences or tools.

  • Personal knowledge, networks and authority in digital content, audience and tools
  • Understanding and commitment to the potential of digital content, audiences and tools for TSM
  • Understanding of how the digital arena is developing and its relevance to different age groups of young people
  • Evident leadership qualities: strategic thinker, clear and persuasive communicator and effective networker
  • A synergy with the aims and values of The Story Museum
  • A demonstrable commitment to inclusion and diversity, and anti-racism
  • Active cultural participation

Desirable skills, experience and qualities include:

  • Familiarity with mixed income models or charity finance
  • Experience of serving on the board or committee of a charity, CIC or B Corps
  • Active cultural participation
  • Understanding and experience of approaches to effective human centred design and co-design with users.

Supporting document(s)

  • story-museum-trustee-recruitment-pack-may-0-.pdf - Download
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