Wellcome Collection : Director

 

C&S – Directorate

Part Time

Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE, UK

Job Summary

Wellcome Collection, the free museum and library for the incurably curious, is looking for a new Director.

Additional info

You will be working with an outstanding leadership team and 150 brilliant people, fulfilling our vision for Wellcome Collection to be a world-leading museum and library which challenges how we all think and feel about health by connecting science, medicine, life and art. Reporting to Wellcome’s Director of Culture & Society, you will be accountable for shaping the work of Wellcome Collection, building a culture in which everyone feels empowered and aligned with our vision and its fit with Wellcome’s overall mission.

Experience & Skills

You will have:

  • A passion for Wellcome Collection’s approach and content, across the range of work that we do.

  • Experience of running a public-facing organisation in the cultural sector and managing organisational change and strategic planning

  • A personal commitment to social change and to access, diversity and inclusive leadership.

  • Strong connections across the UK and international cultural sectors

This role is a part-time, 21 hours per week role. Wellcome will also support other flexible working options. 

Wellcome strives to create a fair and healthy environment where all our colleagues feel valued and able to be their authentic selves at work. We aim to cultivate a culture of collaboration and respect, where our people are highly engaged and their individual contributions are celebrated. Our future success relies on enabling people to thrive. 

We understand that our people have commitments and personal interests outside of work and we strive to build a flexible working environment, in which people can perform at their best.

To submit your CV use the Apply button bellow and follow the instructions.  Please include a short covering statement of no more than 500 words which describes: 

  • Your passion for Wellcome Collection’s approach and content, across the range of work that we do.

  • Your experience of running a public-facing organisation in the cultural sector and managing organisational change and strategic planning

  • Your personal commitment to social change and to access, diversity and inclusive leadership.

  • Your connections across the UK and international cultural sectors

If you find it easier, you can record this as a video (no more than 4 minutes long). Please include the link to your video in a brief covering letter. 

Wellcome encourages and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds. We don’t want there to be any barriers to you applying to or working at Wellcome. You can read more about the services we offer in Wellcome Collection here:

We will send more information about accessibility, including the support we can provide during the recruitment process, to all shortlisted candidates.

 

21 hours per week

Salary

c £115, 000 pro-rata

Number of Positions

1

Interview Timing

w/c 29th April 2019

 

Applications to be received by 1159pm on

09-Apr-2019

 

 

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