This section features news, events and staff and Trustee vacancies from across the museum and heritage sector.

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Job vacancy – Community Development Officer at Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway

Job title: Community Development Officer Salary: up to £20,000 p.a subject to qualifications Term: initially a 6-month contract Location: Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway, Ll…

New services help museums gain crucial visitor insights

Understanding how visitors and their opinions have changed in a COVID world is invaluable. Two new services can help AIM members explore their visitors’ experience and tailor their respon…

Merchant Services 101

Although taking card payments is now paramount for all museums, industry data suggests seven out of ten of all businesses pay unnecessary Merchant Services fees. But what are Merchant Services? How…

Museum Profile – Black Cultural Archives

Black Cultural Archives (BCA) in Brixton is the home of Black British History. Our mission is to collect, preserve and celebrate the histories of people of African and Caribbean descent in the UK a…

Trustee vacancy – UK Antarctic Heritage Trust

The UK Antarctic Heritage Trust, based in Cambridge, is looking to strengthen and enhance our Board of Trustees with new skills and ideas and the energy to deliver our vision. We are seeking indivi…

What more can we do?

Management Consultants Fourth Street highlight how responding to COVID-19 demands constant creative thinking, not least as museums are perhaps more important to our communities tha…

Job vacancy – Interim Museum Director at Wycombe Museum

Job title: Interim Museum Director, Wycombe Museum Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 per annum pro rata + pension Term: 12-month contract, 4 or 5 days per week Location: Based …

A challenging year for business insurance

Ben Leah, Director of Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers, reflects on the current Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) business interruption “test case” and its implications for museums in a …

Institutional digital subscriptions to British Museum Magazine now available

The British Museum has partnered with archiving experts Exact Editions to offer cutting-edge  digital subscriptions to their membership magazine to institutions around the world. The expansive arc…

Think big and go for it!
Think big and go for it!
07/12/2020 in Uncategorised

We spoke to Dr Karen Buchanan, Curator of AIM Member Gairloch Museum about their recent Art Fund Museum of the Year accolade. Can you tell us a little bit about Gair…

AIM publishes new Success Guide for museum trustees

AIM is pleased to share the latest Success Guide – Successful Governance for Museum Trustees. The guide is designed to be of practical help to Boards of independent museums throughout …

Job vacancy – Director at Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings

Job title: Director Location: Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings, Bromsgrove Closing date: 31 December 2020 Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings is looking for a Dire…

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