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    Cumbria, England

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    Trustee / Non-exec Director

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    over 3 years ago

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Tullie House Museum has, for over 120 years, been delighting visitors with its rich mix of collections, many of which are of international significance. Today it is an award-winning visitor attraction at the heart of Carlisle's historic cultural quarter, offering a striking contemporary gallery space, a vibrant programme of workshops and events, an excellent educational provision and a successful restaurant and commercial business.

Currently operating as an independent charitable trust, with buildings and collections owned by Carlisle City Council, the museum is now seeking a successor to the Founding Chair, Roger Cooke.

The Chair will have a strong commitment to the region and to the importance of the arts and culture in boosting regional identity and aspiration. He or she will bring board level experience and an ability to champion Tullie House and the Trust nationally and internationally. Ideally, candidates will have knowledge about the responsibilities and liabilities of being a trustee, possess excellent analytical skills and have experience in establishing good governance.

If you would like to join us, please email an expression of interest to with a cover letter and CV.

For more information please refer to or contact Helen Askew, HR and Volunteer Advisor via

If you are interested in the position and would like to know more about the role the Chair of the Selection Panel, Prof. Peter Strike would be happy to contact you. To request this, please contact Museum Director, Andrew Mackay via or 07973 819245.

The closing date for completed applications is 25 May 2018 with interviews scheduled for w/c 11 June 2018.