Job Vacancy: Collections Officer – National Trust

Job title: Collections Officer

Based at: Godolphin Count House

Hours: 1 day a week, fixed term post until June 2020.

Salary: £3,986pa

Application deadline: Thursday 6 June 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 19 June 2019

The National Trust has got an exciting opportunity in West Cornwall to join them as a collections officer to help with managing and enhancing their Collections Management System database.

As a successful candidate, you will be working with National Trust property and consultancy colleagues to improve their collections knowledge, tackle any inventory backlog and help deliver their Collections Documentation plans.

This role is 1 day per week, fixed-term post until June 2020, and will be based at Godolphin Count House but with travel across the portfolio.

For more details and to apply please visit the National Trust job website.

Job Vacancy: Director – Royal Institute of Cornwall

Job title: Director, Royal Institute of Cornwall (RIC)

Hours: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £55,000 (negotiable for an exceptional candidate)

Closing date: 12pm Monday 17th June 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th July 2019

The Royal Institution of Cornwall, a charity that runs the Royal Cornwall Museum, is seeking to appoint an inspirational leader who possesses exceptional strategic, interpersonal and ambassadorial skills. The RIC is interested in an individual with the ability to reimagine and transform the charity, and who possesses the necessary drive and focus to improve their impact over the next five years.

You will be a creative thinker, financially astute, with a track record of stimulating growth in both audiences and income with a clear aspiration to ensure that local communities and stakeholders continue to regard the RIC as a partner of choice. Crucially, you will be excited about the opportunity to effect significant and lasting change for the charity and their beneficiaries.

An emotionally intelligent leader, you will bring an authentic commitment to the purpose of the organisation and be able to get the most from the volunteers and dedicated staff team. With excellent influencing skills, the successful candidate will need to motivate, encourage and bring energy to the delivery of our goals with a real can-do approach and an aptitude for problem solving.

You must be a credible leader and an accomplished relationship builder, adept at leading the charity externally with key stakeholders and be able to demonstrate how to create an impact in the social, cultural and political environment in which the charity operates.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Julie Seyler, Vice Chair, on 07969919871.

For further information and application form please contact Ian Wall at or go to


Job Vacancy: Learning and Participation Manager – Cornwall’s Regimental Museum

Job title: Learning and Participation Manager

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Hours: Full-time (40 hours per week)

Application deadline: 12 noon, Friday 24 May 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 12 June at Cornwall’s Regimental Museum, Bodmin

Would you like the opportunity to play a major role in the success of a vibrant independent museum? Do you have the knowledge, vision and project management skills to design and deliver a great programme of learning, community involvement, and events? Are you creative and great at involving and enthusing people of all ages? Can you bring people together to deliver positive results? Would you like excellent career development and networking opportunities to take your career to the next level?

If so, the role of Learning and Participation Manager could be for you. Cornwall’s Regimental Museum is looking for a person with great interpersonal and communication skills, an adaptable self-starter who will bring energy and commitment to the team. You will be solution-focused and flexible, able to develop, manage and deliver different strands of work simultaneously, and committed to diversity and accessibility.

Full details of the role and an application form can be found below.

Please complete the application form and return it to Mary Godwin, Director, Cornwall’s Regimental Museum, email:, by 12 noon on Friday 24 May 2019.

Contact Museum Director Mary Godwin on 01208 72810 for an informal chat if you would like more information.